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Jorge Delpiano QC

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Guerrero Olivos

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Corporate/M&A, Banking and Finance, and Capital Markets.


He specializes in M&A, corporate governance, banking and capital markets.


Member of the Commerce Code Reform Committee (1978).
Attorney and General Counsel of the Chilean Securities and Insurance Commission -SVS- (1986-1987).

Member of the Board of Chilena Consolidada Seguros Generales S.A., Chilena Consolidada Seguros de Vida S.A. (Zurich Group), Empresas Carozzi S.A., Marnier Chile S.A., Perigee Spirits Chile S.A. (Marnier Group, France) and of the Chile Australia Chamber of Commerce.
Member of the International Bar Association (IBA).
Member and speaker of the Corporate Government MBA, Universidad de Los Andes ESE Business School.
Professor of the Academic Program for Directors and Managers, Universidad de Los Andes (since 2012).
Professor of Commercial Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Law and Universidad Finis Terrae School of Laws.

Scholarship granted by World Bank in order to pursue his Post Graduate in England.


Spanish and English.


Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1979).
Post Graduate in Business and Political, London School of Economics, England.


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Guerrero Olivos' sizeable, 21-strong practice 'provides an attentive service'. The group demonstrates considerable specialisation in matters ranging from the structuring of corporate loans, acquisition finance and restructuring / refinancing, to project finance, and regulatory advice. Lender-side clients include Wells Fargo, China Development Bank, Deutsche Bank, Banco ConsorcioBanco Estado, Banco Security, Rabobank Chile and local financial powerhouse Larraín Vial. Recent work in the acquisition finance segment saw the team advise lender CITIC Bank International regarding a syndicated facility agreement for the purchase of a stake in chemicals conglomerate  SQM; refinancing matters included assisting Graneles de Chile with its $300m corporate and financial restructuring process; while in the project finance front, the team advised Cap Verte Energie with a $20m project refinancing for the construction and operation of three NCRE projects in Chile. The department is led by Jorge Delpiano, managing partner Roberto Guerrero V, project finance expert Sebastián Yunge and senior counsel Miguel Coddou , who is 'extremely solid in finance and banking issues'. Also key to the team are: recently promoted partner Macarena Ravinet , TMT-focused Juan Enrique Allard  and private equity / venture capital specialisedPedro Lyon .

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Guerrero Olivos' 'super-efficient, top-quality team is a real pleasure to work with'. the 34-strong practice group is highly regarded for M&A, corporate restructuring, corporate governance and private equity and venture capital advice. Notable clients include Citic Bank International, Qanta Services, Amazon, Facebook and Telefónica Group. Reflecting increased Chinese outbound-investment into Latin America, the practice recently advised China Southern Power Grid (in conjunction with a London-headquartered global law firm) on the $1.3bn acquisition of Canadian private equity investor Brookfield’s 27.8 per cent stake in Chilean transmission company Transelec. In other matters, the practice assisted Falabella, the largest retail company in Chile, and local energy distribution and transmission company CGE, with their respective corporate reorganisations. Pedro Lyon 'not only gives good advice and strategy, he also has a hands-on approach to finding the best solution'. Other highly rated advisers are Juan Enrique Allard, Jorge Delpiano, Roberto Guerrero V, Pedro Pellegrini and Macarena Ravinet. Senior associates Tomás Kubick and Josefina Yávar are also experienced corporate practitioners.

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