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Laura Estrada Vasquez

Laura Estrada Vásquez

Associate
Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.

Biography

Laura is an associate and a member of the M&A and Corporate practice group. She has more than five years of experience as a lawyer. She has practiced in several areas, particularly in M&A, corporate law, foreign exchange, and taxes.

Practice Focus

Ms. Estrada Vásquez has notable experience in M&A and corporate law. Her practice involves foreign and local clients in numerous industries with an emphasis on cross-border transactions and private equity. Her experience includes drafting and negotiating transactional agreements and corporate documents, analysis of transactional structures, coordination and supervision of local and multi-jurisdictional due diligence teams, preparation of legal memoranda, as well as incorporation and liquidation of companies. She assists in all phases of acquisition, merger or sale processes of companies. Ms. Estrada Vásquez is admitted to practice law in New York and Colombia.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised on the acquisition of 30% shareholding interest in the frequent flyer program Lifemiles by the private equity fund Advent International.

  • Advised private equity fund Advent International on its acquisition of a majority shareholding interest in Grupo Transmerquim, S.A., a leading chemical distributor in Latin America.

  • Advised on the acquisition of a controlling shareholding interest of Gas Natural S.A. E.S.P. by Brookfield Infrastructure. 

  • Advised private equity fund Altra Investments on the sale of Proenfar S.A.S. and its subsidiaries to Weener Plastic Iberica, S.L.U, a subsidiary of Weener Plastics.

  • Advised Unilever on the acquisition of The Laundress, LLC.

  • Advised private equity fund Monomoy Capital Partners and its portfolio company Construction Resources Holdings, LLC on the acquisition of United Materials, Inc.   

Admissions

  • New York~United States (2019)
  • Colombia (2011)

Education

  • Harvard Law School (LLM) (2017)
  • University of Los Andes (Specialization Commercial Law) (2012)
  • University of Los Andes (LLB with Honors) (2011)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Previous Offices

  • New York