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Pedro Pellegrini QC

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Guerrero Olivos

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Antitrust, Compliance and M&A


He has a very extensive and well known experience in merger and acquisition, corporate structuring and corporate governance.


Associate with Carey y Cía. (1986-1992).
Legal VP of Citicorp Chile-Citibank NA (1992-1995).
Chief Legal Officer & Chief External Affairs Officer Coca-Cola Andina S.A. (AKO- NYSE Listed) (1995-2008).


Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.


Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
Member of the International Bar Association (IBA).
Member of the board of several Chilean open traded corporations, such as Marítima de Inversiones (Marinsa) andNitratos de Chile.
Member of the board of family owned corporations, such as B.Bosch S.A. and Artel S.A.
Former board member of several other corporations, such asFarmacias Ahumada, AGSA Inmobiliaria, AES Gener, Casa de Moneda Chile S.A., and La Polar S.A.


Law, with honour tuition, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1985).
Master of Comparative Jursiprudence (LL.M-C.J.), New York University School of Law (1990-1991).
Corporate Governance Diploma in Practising Law Institute (PLI) of Nueva York (1995).
Master in Business Administration (MBA), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2003).
Audit Committees Diploma, Harvard University Business School (2006).
Corporate Governance Diploma Business School, Harvard University Business School (2006).


Competition and antitrust

Within: Competition and antitrust

Guerrero Olivos’ practice covers merger reviews and compliance programmes, antitrust disputes and competition law enforcement matters. The service is ‘beyond excellent’ and ‘response times always great’. The principal advisers are Pedro Pellegrini and senior associate Jaime Barahona, a former deputy national antitrust prosecutor at the FNE. Recent matters include advising Empresas Carozzi with an FNE investigation into alleged collusive conduct. Corporate partner Jorge Delpiano also has a high-profile role in competition work.

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Corporate and M&A (including compliance)

Within: Corporate and M&A (including compliance)

The scope of Guerrero Olivos’ practice includes M&A and private equity deals (including cross-border transactions), corporate restructuring, corporate incorporations and corporate governance issues. Alongside an international law firm, Roberto Guerrero V advised China Southern Power Grid on its first M&A transaction in Latin America, which involved the $1.3bn purchase of an interest in ETC Transmission Holdings, the parent company of Transelec (the largest pure-play power transmission company in Chile) from Brookfield Infrastructure. Jorge Delpiano, Juan Enrique Allard, Pedro Lyon, Pedro Pellegrini and Macarena Ravinet are all experienced advisers.

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Within: Tax

Acting for domestic and international corporations, individuals and family offices, Guerrero Olivos is noted for its work on the tax aspects of transactions, tax restructuring and tax planning, particularly regarding the energy, real estate and mining sectors. Pedro Pellegrini is ‘extremely responsive and gives all the support that businesses require’; José Miguel Prieto is a highly regarded senior associate.

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