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Felipe Herrera Cardozo


Felipe has been part of Durán & Osorio since 2009. Since joining the firm, he has gained extensive experience in the structuring and valuation of infrastructure assets and in mergers and acquisitions operations related to such assets (especially in the sectors of roads, airports, public utilities, and social infrastructure).

Among other mandates, Felipe has participated in i) drafting the standardized PPP contract for the 4G road concessions program and coordinating the legal structuring and contracting of several of its projects—the most ambitious infrastructure investment program in Colombia, with over USD$ 25 billion of expected investment, ii) structuring the concession of 6 regional airports, iii) the pre-feasibility study of El Dorado International Airport 2, iv) drafting the standardized PPP contract for railway projects, v) coordinating the structuring of the First Line of the Bogotá Metro, vi) structuring the Pan-American Highway East, the first public-private partnership project in Panama, and vii) advising ODINSA SA in structuring the El Dorado Max unsolicited proposal as well as the unsolicited proposal PPP for the New Airport of Cartagena de Indias. Additionally, he regularly advises private clients (e.g., Odinsa, ISA, Iridium, CHEC) on submitting PPP proposals (solicited and unsolicited), valuing infrastructure projects, and creating investment vehicles.

In the public utilities sector, Felipe coordinates the structuring of a concession contract for the Canoas wastewater treatment plant. Additionally, he was part of the team that advised the Colombian government on the merger of Colombia Telecomunicaciones with Movistar and the group that helped Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P design an ad-hoc platform aimed at investing in the road market of Colombia and Peru's PPPs. Currently, Felipe is part of the team advising the IFC and the Government of Panama on structuring the PPPs for the Centenario Highway and Costa Nera.


Lawyer. Universidad Externado de Colombia


Spanish, English


Practice areas

Projects, Public Law, Water and sanitation, Energy and Extractive Industries

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