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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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Juan Francisco Gutiérrez

Tel:
Work +56 22 364 3780
Email:
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Work Department

Corporate/M&A.

Position

Partner and Chairman of Philippi - Mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate, contracts.

Career

Partner of Philippi, Prietocarrizosa & Uría. Actually member of the Management Board and also Co -Chair of the Firm. Lawyer of Confederation of Production and Commerce, principal Chilean Business Association (1985-88). With Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, New York, (1982-84). Master of Law, University of New York (1982). Law degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 1980. Director of Compañía Sudamericana de Vapores (2012-).

Languages

Spanish-English.

Member

Bar Association of Chile.

Education

Lawyer of Confederation of Production and Commerce, principal Chiliean Business Association (1985-88). With Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, New York, (1982-84). Master of Law, University of New York (1982). Law degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 1980.


Chile

Corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Juan Francisco Gutiérrez - 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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