Martín Acero


Martin Acero is a partner at Philippi, Prietocarrizosa & Uria where he heads the Tax Department and co-heads the M&A Department. He specialises in structuring and implementing all aspects of M&A transactions, resolution of international corporate and tax law issues. He is experienced in reorganisation processes and tax planning in Colombia and abroad. His counsel to national and international clients in this area is recognised nationwide. Martín has advised multiple clients from diverse Colombian and International sectors in local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and has participated as advisor and facilitator for local and foreign clients in joint ventures and other types of associations. He has also advised local and foreign clients on national and territorial tax issues, and thanks to his knowledge of international tax matters, he has participated as advisor in multi-jurisdictional projects. Martín has participated hand in hand with Colombian tax authorities in the drafting and preparation of legal provisions, both statutory and regulatory. Mr. Acero is also a professor of International Taxation and International Corporate Law, Externado University and Corporate Law, at the Universidad del Rosario.


Universidad de los Andes, Postgraduate Degree, Financial Law (1992)

Universidad del Rosario (1990) highest honors

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:

 (Commissioned) 7090 T.M., Business Operations in Colombia (co-author)