Reed Smith was awarded Deal of the Year by Latin Lawyer in connection with its representation of Citibank, N.A. in the COP 1.3 billion financing of Concesión Pacífico Tres, the first 4G Colombian public infrastructure toll road program. The award was recently announced at Latin Lawyer’s 11th Annual Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Awards in São Paulo and follows the firm's recognition for Latin America Road Deal of the Year by IJGlobal Project Finance & Infrastructure Journal this past March. 

Related Professionals: Lee Ann Dillon Michele D. Ross

The successful financial closure of Concesión Pacífico Tres marked the beginning of the most ambitious investment program in the history of Colombia and the largest of its kind in Latin America, with 47 projects representing 8,000 kilometers of roads and 3,500 kilometers of highways – all at a projected cost of US $30 billion.

A multi-office team of Reed Smith attorneys on this matter was led by Lee Ann Dillon (Partner, New York) and included Michele Ross (Partner, Washington D.C.), Ranajoy Basu (Partner, London), Jordan M. Hook (Associate, New York), and  X’Ania Marie Saldana (Associate, New York).

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