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Rodrigo de Alencar

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Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr

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M&A/Corporate, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Project Finance




With Urenda Rencoret since 2015, partner. With Egon Zehnder (2011-2014). With Prieto y Cía. (2002-2011, 2008-2011, partner). With Mayer, Brown , Chicago (2001-2002). With UROD (1997-2000). Professor of Civil Law, Universidad de los Andes (2003- ). Lecturer in Corporate Governance Law, LL.M. Program, P. Universidad Católica de Chile (2015-). Recognized by Chambers and Partners


English, Portuguese and Spanish


Chilean Bar Association.


Bachelor of Law and Social Sciences, graduated Summa Cum Laude, P. Universidad Católica de Chile (1996). LL.M., The University of Chicago (2001). Diploma in Negotiation, Harvard University (2007)


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Fielding an eight-strong team, Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr  regularly assists with debt and equity transactions and offerings, securities, derivatives and structured finance, and securitization and regulatory matters; the practice is also particularly active in mining and energy project-finance. A broad client base includes BHP, Yamana Gold, Murugappa Group, Viña Veramonte and real estate developers Punta Piqueros and Mall Viña del Mar; as well as lenders International Finance Corporation (IFC), Bancolombia, The Bank of New York Mellon, Banco BICE and GE Capital Industrial Finance. Recent highlights saw practice head Nicholas Mocarquer lead advice to BHP and Minera Escondida on facility agreements (aggregate value $517m) with Banco Estado, BBVA and Banco Santander. Fellow practice head Rodrigo de Alencar , advised state-owned Chilean aeronautical company ENAER and Banco Bice regarding a $40m bond issuance. Sergio Orrego and Felipe Rencoret are also key partners in the practice, while experienced senior associate Raúl Gómez is also highly regarded.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr is well-known for advising on M&A transactions, shareholder agreements, joint ventures and corporate restructuring, as well as handling compliance matters such as internal corporate policies and reviews. The sizeable practice group -27-strong, including 12 partners- advises clients such as Lafarge Holcim, Minera Escondida, Sony, Eli Lilly and Invercap. Recent highlights include assisting Soquimich (SQM) on the $4.06bn acquisition by Tianqi Lithium Corp of the 23.77 per cent stake in SQM held by Canada's Nutrien. Other matters included acting for Gerdau on the $154m sale of its Chilean operations; DuPont on the Chilean aspects of its $130bn global merger with Dow Chemical; and BHP on the divestment of its Cerro Colorado mining operation. Experienced figures Gonzalo Rencoret, Nicholas Mocarquer, Sergio Orrego and Rodrigo de Alencar. co-head the practice; younger partner Felipe Rencoret is an additional name to note. Strong support comes from senior associates Rafael Rencoret, Raul Gómez  and Bernardita Schmidt.

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