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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

EL GOLF 40, 20TH FLOOR, LAS CONDES, CP 7550107, SANTIAGO, CHILE
Tel:
Work +56 2 2364 3700
Email:
Web:
www.ppulegal.com
Barranquilla, Bogota, Lima, Santiago

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Federico Grebe

Tel:
Work +56 2 2364 3780
Email:
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Work Department

Corporate/M&A.

Position

Partner - Mergers and acquisitions. Financing. Corporate. Real estate.

Career

Partner at Philippi, Prietocarrizosa & Uría. Member of the Management Board of the Firm. Postgraduate diploma in Financial Direction of Adolfo Ibáñez University (2005). With Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York, (2002-03). Master of Laws, Duke University (2001-02). Law degree in 1997.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Member

Bar Association of Chile.

Education

Post graduate diploma in Financial Direction of Adolfo Ibáñez University (2005). With Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York, (2002-03). Master of Laws, Duke University (2001-02). Law degree in 1997. Languages Spanish and English.


Chile

Corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Federico Grebe - Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Within: Corporate and M&A

Tri-national firm (Chile-Colombia-Peru) Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría 'has a strong M&A department, with a deep bench of partners and associates for transactions'. The Chile-based team is highly rated for contractual and commercial law, M&A, joint ventures and spin-offs, and other significant strategic deals involving sectors such as energy, mining, retail, pharmaceuticals and technology. Significant clients include Mitusbishi Corporation, Quiñenco, Methanex, Salmones Austral, Fox Sport Chile and Grenergy. In recent work, the practice advised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya on the $2.2bn sale of BBVA Chile to Bank of Nova Scotia, including regulatory authorizations from the banking and stock market regulators and the Chilean stock exchange, as well as clearances by Chile's Antitrust Authority and the Canadian banking regulator. Other highlights included assisting EDF and AME with the $300 acquisition (through their joint-venture Generadora Metropolitana) of Sociedad Eléctrica Santiago from AES Gener and Norgener Foreign Investment; and acting for Walmart Chile on both the $150m sale of its financial services and credit card business to Chilean bank BCI and a long-term cooperation agreement for financial retail business development. Carlos Alberto Reyes 'provides best-in-class customer service while working through complex transactions, and his ability to provide solutions during negotiations are crucial'. The other key figures are Juan Pablo Wilhelmy, Juan Francisco Gutiérrez, Federico Grebe, Andrés Sanfuentes and Alberto Pulido A; Diego Bunster and Fernanda Echavarría are notable associates.

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