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Greenberg Traurig Advises Southern Ports Holdings Corp. in Connection with New Joint Venture with Funds Managed by Goldman Sachs

MIAMI (Aug. 25, 2017) – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP represented Southern Ports Holdings Corp (“SPH”), owners of a 50 percent interest in the Colombian port operator Compañía de Puertos Asociados S.A. (“Compas”), in connection with the COP 407 billion (US$136.5 million) sale by SPH’s former joint venture partner, Grupo Argos S.A., of its remaining equity interests in Compas to investment funds managed by Goldman Sachs.

The Greenberg Traurig team representing SPH was led by Emilio J. Alvarez-Farré, a shareholder in the firm’s Latin American and Iberian Practice and Miami Corporate Practice, along with Seth J. Entin, a shareholder in the firm’s Tax Practice. Additional team members from the Miami Corporate Practice included associates Juan Delgado and Stephen V. Pelliccia.

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