Mr Matías de Marchena > Claro & Cia. > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Claro & Cia.
CÓD POSTAL 755 0177
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Work Department

Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions.
Energy, Sports and Gaming, Pension Funds, Investment Funds and Private Equity, Infrastructure and Transportation.




Matías de Marchena has extensive experience in Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and Capital Markets.

He has represented a broad range of clients, including, lenders, borrowers, contractors, purchasers, sellers, investors, financial advisers, issuers, monoline insurers and underwriters.

He joined Claro & Cia. in 1994 and is a partner since 2001. He was previously with Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, 1996-1997 and with Empresa Nacional de Electricidad S.A. (ENDESA), 1992-1994.


Spanish and English.


J.D., Pontificia Universidad Diego Portales, 1993.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Corporate and M&A

High-end market mainstay Claro & Cia. has participated in most of Chile’s landmark transactions over the past 20 years. It fields a 33-strong department that advises on all aspects of M&A, including share and asset deals, cross-border mergers, takeovers and exchange offers. In corporate matters, the team assists with the negotiation of domestic and international agreements for the purchase and sale of goods, distribution strategies, imports and exports, and supply and engineering, procurement and construction contracts. Team head José María Eyzaguirre B is recommended for tender offers, public transactions and corporate governance issues; Cristóbal Eyzaguirre‘s broad expertise facilitates a constant role in complex M&A transactions; and Rodrigo Ochagavía has extensive M&A experience, particularly in the energy, pensions and insurance sectors. Also key to the group are energy law expert Matías de MarchenaFelipe LarraínHernán Felipe Valdés and José Luis Ambrosy, along with Ariel MihovilovicJuan León and recently promoted partner José María Eyzaguirre F. While more active on finance matters than M&A of late, counsel Jaime Salas is also noted.