Professional profile Santiago Gutiérrez is a Partner at Lloreda Camacho & Co. He joined the firm in 1992. He heads the Corporate and Finance practice areas, and also co-heads the M&A practice group.
He has a law degree from Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá and completed postgraduate studies in Financial Management at the School of Marketing and Management (ESMA) in Barcelona, Spain. Before joining Lloreda Camacho & Co., Santiago worked as In-House Counsel at Extebandes Bank and in the Bogotá offices of Conavi. He was also the Legal Vice President and General Secretary of Corfiunión, and General Secretary of Banco Union Colombiano. In addition he worked as an International Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York City. Santiago has served on several boards of directors of financial institutions such as Corfiunión, Leasing Phoenix, Fidunion, Corredores Asociados S.A., and Willis Corredores de Seguros S.A. He has been ranked by Chambers & Partners as one of Colombia’s leading Corporate/M&A lawyers. He also won the “Deal Maker of the Year Award – 2015 Edition” in Colombia granted by Finance Monthly magazine (UK) with our partner Andrés Hidalgo. He is a member of the International Bar Association and of Lawyers Associated Worldwide. Santiago is currently Vice President of the Chamber of Legal Services of the National Association of Industries (ANDI). Santiago is co-author of the Colombia chapter of Getting the Deal Through – Mergers and Acquisitions
, edited by Law Business Research, London, 2015.