Camilo Merino Jaramillo

Managing partner

TEAM: Corporate law and commercial contracts, mergers, acquisitions and private equity operations.


  • University of London – PgCert Corporate and Securities law (currently attending).
  • Universidad Externado de Colombia – Specialization in Business Law.
  • Universidad EAFIT – Law.
  • Languages: Spanish and English.

Professional Career

Leader of the Firm’s corporate law, capital market and securities regulation practices.

In business matters, Camilo has represented and advised important national and international clients on establishing and developing their businesses in Colombia, including topics related to foreign investment, corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), managing corporate conflicts, legally structuring financing and investment projects through various vehicles dissolving and liquidating companies.
Furthermore, Camilo has experience in the capital market, especially in complying with securities market regulations and corporate governance issues for industrial and financial sector issuers listed on the Colombian and New York Stock Exchange, under international principles, Colombian standards, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, SEC rules and NYSE/NASDAQ rules.

He has successfully helped structure, negotiate, document and close private equity operations (venture capital – growth capital) for private equity funds in Colombia.

He was an attorney for Bancolombia’s legal office of corporate affairs and attorney for Bancolombia’s Legal Vice President’s General Secretariat, acting as corporate secretary general of Banca de Inversión Bancolombia S.A., corporate legal director of Inversiones Mundial S.A. (Grupo Orbis’s holding company) and senior attorney at an important local law firm.

He is an Arbitrator for the Conciliation, Arbitration and Amicable Composition Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Medellín.