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Ana María Yuri

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Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner. Her practice focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Commercial Law, and Banking, Finance and Securities. She has extensive experience in banking, finance, securities and capital markets. She regularly advises local and multinational clients on their corporate affairs, as well as insurance companies on joint venture arrangements.

Career

She previously worked at Grasty, Quintana, Majlis& Cía.(2001-2006) and advising the Committee of Constitution, Legislation and Justice of the Chilean Senate. Ana María is a professor of Corporate Finance at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Education

She graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (2000) and holds a Certificate on Governmental Management from the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2002). She attended a Master in Business Law (c) at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain (2008).


Chile

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Acting for institutional investors, insurance companies and public funds, Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana’s 24-strong practice group has significant experience in structuring banking and finance transactions, which frequently involve complex cross-border issues. The practice’s typical work includes leveraged finance, real estate and project finance, and syndicated loans, along with corporate restructuring and insolvency, equity and debt offerings, and structured finance. José Antonio Velasco and Alejandro Álvarez advised Pacific Hydro Chile on the implementation of a new $500m global funding platform from an international consortium of banks, to provide financing across a portfolio of renewable energy assets. The team also counselled Bice Vida Compañía de Seguros (as lender) in a $51.5m real estate financing agreement with Sencorp and Sura Asset Management for a project in Santiago. Octavio Bofill and Ana María Yuri head the team and Rony Zimerman is also highly rated. Jorge Lembeye left to establish Lembeye & Cía.

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Corporate and M&A (including compliance)

Within: Corporate and M&A (including compliance)

Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana’s practice handles both domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures and strategic alliances; it also assists with related financial, tax and corporate governance matters and regulatory issues. Recent mandates saw name partner and practice co-head Octavio Bofill advise two subsidiaries of Chilean food and beverage conglomerate CCU, on the $36.7m sale of baked-goods company Alimentos Nutra Bien to Mexican bakery conglomerate Grupo Bimbo (although as of May 2018, it appears that the transaction has been halted by competition regulator, FNE). His fellow departmental co-head, Alejandro Álvarez, assisted Pacific Hydro with the $43.7m acquisition of the equity interest in the 111MW power generation plant Pacific Hydro Chacayes held by Astaldi-affiliate, Cachapoal Inversiones. Ana María Yuri, Rodrigo Saffirio and recently promoted partner José Antonio Velasco are highly rated practitioners. Jorge Lembeye exited to found Lembeye & Cía.

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