Ms Andrea Saffie > Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos
AV. ANDRÉS BELLO 2711, 19TH FLOOR
LAS CONDES
SANTIAGO
Chile

Work Department

Corporate, M&A, Family Offices and Holdings and Foreign Investment

Position

Partner – Corporate, M&A, Family Offices and Holdings and Foreign Investment

Career

Partner since 2020. Her main areas of practice are Civil, Corporate and Commercial Law. She practices in Mergers and Acquisitions, in the family business area, and covers the following industries: services; casinos; oil; agro-industrial; hotel; paper and forestry; investment funds and family offices. Andrea has participated in numerous and important transactions, advising international clients during the whole acquisition process, development and financing process.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Memberships

International Bar Association

Education

Universidad de Chile (LLB, 2008)

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Corporate and M&A

Fielding a 48-member team, Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos‘ practice covers joint ventures, private equity and venture capital deals, acquisitions of private and public companies, complex corporate mergers and spin-offs, and corporate restructurings. The last year has seen the practice assist with M&A transactions in a range of industries, including mining, energy, infrastructure, financial services, media, healthcare and utilities, among others. The department fields 11 partners, including Francisco J Illanes (complex M&A deals, restructurings and shareholder agreements), corporate law and contracts expert Sergio DíezCristián Herrera (corporate law, foreign investment and security market regulations) and Gerardo Varela, who has been involved in M&A deals involving energy, aquaculture and retail companies, among others. Additional partner support is provided by Juan Pablo MatusCarlos Pérez-CotaposJosé Luis Letelier and Pedro Lluch. Growth in the team saw Andrea Saffie and Tomás Vidal become partners in January 2020, with strong senior associate support provided by María Francisca Salas and Sergio Balharry.