Partner of Carey and member of the firm´s Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets Groups. His practice focuses on advising local and foreign clients in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital. The foregoing is combined with an extensive practice on joint ventures, shareholders agreements and corporate governance in general. With respect to capital markets, he advises issuers, investors and brokers, with a special focus on fund formation, structuring, registration and management of investment funds.
Activities and Memberships
- Member of the Board, Chilean Arab Chamber of Commerce and Investments.
- Member of the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LAVCA).
- Member of the International Section and Latin America Council of the New York State Bar Association.
- Member of the Aliança de Advocacia Empresarial (ALAE).
- Professor of Mergers & Acquisitions, Universidad Los Andes (2017).
- Member of the Commission for the new Commercial Regulation in Chile (2016-2017).
- Writing Advisor for the regulation of the Law 20,659: "Companies incorporated in one day" for the Ministry of Economy, enacted in 2013.
- Writing Advisor of the bill project for the New Regulation on Corporations for the Ministry of Finance, enacted in 2012.
- Professor of Mergers & Acquisitions, Universidad de los Andes (2017-2019).
- Professor of the Degree in Compliance and Corporate Governance, Universidad Católica de Chile (2017-2019).
- Professor of Mergers & Acquisitions, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2009-2015).
- Foreign Associate, Corporate Group, Pinheiro Neto Advogados, Sao Paulo (third quarter of 2006).
- Foreign Associate, M&A Group, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York (2005-2006).
- Professor of Commercial Law and Corporations, Universidad Alberto Hurtado (2004-2011).
- Member of the International Bar Association.
- Co-author of "Proposal to Facilitate the Merger of Chilean Companies into a Foreign Company", Estudios de Derecho Comercial en Sextas Jornadas Chilenas de Derecho Comercial, Ediciones UC (2017).
- Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Private Equity, Getting the Deal Through (2017).
- Co-author of "Transactions with related parties in public corporations", Actualidad Jurídica, year XVI, N°31, Universidad del Desarrollo (2015).
- Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Mergers & Acquisitions, Getting the Deal Through (2009-2013).
- Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Securities World, The European Lawyer, London (2007).
- Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Directors’ Liability: A Worldwide Review, Kluwer Law International, Netherlands (2006).
- Co-author of the Chilean chapter in International Stock Purchase Acquisitions, American Bar Association, Chicago (2006).
- Co-author of the Chilean chapter in Merger Control Worldwide, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2005).
- Frequent panelist in legal seminars and conferences in Chile and abroad.