Colombia Financial Services

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Articles & Analysis | Financial Services from The Report: Colombia 2016


Grupo Aval is the largest and most profitable financial group in Colombia and Central America. It operates through four banks in Colombia: Banco de Bogotá, Banco de Occidente, Banco Popular and Banco AV Villas; one bank in Central America, Banco de América Central (BAC) Credomatic; a pension fund manager, Porvenir, and a merchant bank,...

Articles & Analysis | Retail from The Report: Colombia 2016


Grupo Éxito is a subsidiary of Groupe Casino, a long-standing French mass retailer with operations around the world. Through its subsidiaries, it is the largest retailer in Latin America as a whole and specifically in Colombia and Brazil. Groupe Casino holds a stake of about 54% in Grupo Éxito. Before its September 2015 acquisition of retail...

Articles & Analysis | Oil and Gas from The Report: Colombia 2016


Ecopetrol is the largest corporation in Colombia, one of the 50-largest oil and gas companies in the world, and one of the four largest in Latin America. Its controlling shareholder is the Colombian government with an 88.5% stake. It plays a key role in the economy, since oil and gas represent more than half of the country’s exports, and its...

Articles & Analysis | Electricity from The Report: Colombia 2016


Empresa de Energía de Bogotá (EEB) is a utility holding created in 1896 with a presence in the segments of electricity generation in Colombia, through Emgesa; electricity distribution in Colombia, via Codensa and Empresa de Energía de Cundinamarca (EEC); gas transport in Colombia, through TGI; gas distribution in Peru, via Calidda and Contugas...


The Latin American Integrated Market (Mercado Integrado Latinoamericano, MILA) was first set up in 2011 by the stock exchanges of Chile, Colombia and Peru. The Mexican stock exchange, Bolsa de Valores de México (BVM), joined in late 2014. MILA’s aim is to generate more and better exposure for the stock markets of which it consists, and to...


Colombia has launched what is known as the fourth generation (4G) road concession programme, which is a major public-private investment initiative. Work on designing the programme first began in 2011. The first 4G concessions were awarded four years later in 2015, with the first construction work commencing in November 2015.

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