Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Capital Markets / Banking & Finance Group. His practice focuses on advising international and local clients in mergers and acquisitions, including tender offers, auction processes, acquisitions of companies and assets, negotiated transactions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, securities and debt offerings, derivatives, project financing and development, representing both corporations and financial institutions.
Author of the Introduction “Legal innovations that foreign investors should be aware of”, ILFR Guide (2014).
Co-author of “Secured Transactions South of the Border: Chilean Highlights and Recent Developments”, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, Quarterly Report, Vol.66, n°3 y n°4, Oklahoma City University Law School (2012).
Author of the Chilean chapter in “Essentials of Merger Review”, International Antitrust Committee, American Bar Association (2009).
Co-author of the Chilean chapter in “Merger Control Worldwide”, Cambridge University Press (2005).Contributor in several legal reforms promoted by the Chilean government and other non-governmental entities, including the NCG 30’s reform by the Insurance and Securities Commission regarding the registration of securities and debt offerings; the new regulation on corporations; the new law that facilitates the registration of a new business and the code for the certification of mining projects that seeks to facilitate the financing and IPO of new and junior mining companies; among others.
Frequent lecturer on various corporate finance, securities, M&A, private equity and corporate governance topics in seminars and conferences organized by the ABA, Latin Lawyer and the Chilean Bar Association, among others.
Activities and Memberships
Member of the board of Bci Corredor de Bolsa and of Liberty Seguros Generales, and chair of the board of Votorantim Andina.
Foreign associate, Project Development & Finance Group, Shearman & Sterling, New York (2001-2003).
Professor of the LL.M. program, Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2010).
Professor of Corporation Planning and M&A, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2009-2012).
Professor of Business Organization, Universidad del Desarrollo (2009).
Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
Member of the Section of International Law, American Bar Association (ABA).