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AV. VITACURA 2939, PISO 8, LAS CONDES 7550011, SANTIAGO, CHILE
Tel:
Work +562 2674 2900
Fax:
Fax +562 2674 2901
Web:
www.guerrero.cl

Pedro Lyon QC

Tel:
Work (56) 2 2674 29 39
Email:
Guerrero Olivos

Work Department

Mining, Capital Markets and Funds groups

Position

Partner.
He specializes in mining and regulatory law, as well as investment funds and venture capital.

Career

Foreign associate with Global Law Office, Beijing and Shanghai, China (2005).
Director of Administradora Mater, Administradora Bridge and Empresa Eléctrica Blanco, among others energy companies and investment funds managers.
Professor of Law in Asia, Universidad Diego Portales (2007).
Professor of Law and Investment in Asia, Universidad Diego Portales (2008-2010).
Professor of Chinese Law, University of Chile (2010).

Languages

Spanish and English.

Member

Member of ACAFI.
Member of the Asia Pacific Foundation.
Member of Mining Committee CESCO.
Member of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.
Member of the Chilean Bar Association and of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

Law, Universidad Diego Portales (2001).
Master of Laws in Chinese Law (LL.M.), National University of Singapore (2005).


Chile

Corporate and M&A (including compliance)

Within: Corporate and M&A (including compliance)

The scope of Guerrero Olivos’ practice includes M&A and private equity deals (including cross-border transactions), corporate restructuring, corporate incorporations and corporate governance issues. Alongside an international law firm, Roberto Guerrero V advised China Southern Power Grid on its first M&A transaction in Latin America, which involved the $1.3bn purchase of an interest in ETC Transmission Holdings, the parent company of Transelec (the largest pure-play power transmission company in Chile) from Brookfield Infrastructure. Jorge Delpiano, Juan Enrique Allard, Pedro Lyon, Pedro Pellegrini and Macarena Ravinet are all experienced advisers.

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Projects and infrastructure

Within: Projects and infrastructure

Guerrero Olivos’ infrastructure project experience includes highways, airports, power plants, industrial plants, re-gasification terminals, and water desalination plants; with the team handling the financing, acquisition, development and operational aspects of projects. Clemente Pérez, Pedro Lyon, Sebastián Yunge, Martín Santa María and Sebastián Abogabir are the names to note.

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Chile: Energy and natural resources

Mining

Within: Mining

Guerrero Olivos regularly assists with the development and operation of significant mining projects in Chile, as well as complex transactions and corporate restructuring. The practice recently advised Santiago Metals on the implementation of a copper project – the assistance including due diligence, and option purchase and exploration agreements, along with environmental authorisations, mining easements, and water rights. Pedro Lyon, recently promoted partner Marco Zavala and senior associate Benjamín Pérez are the names to note.

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