Mr Arnaldo Gorziglia > Arteaga Gorziglia & Cia Abogados > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Arteaga Gorziglia & Cia Abogados
El Golf 40
5th floor, Las Condes
Santiago de Chile
Arnaldo Gorziglia photo

Work Department

Corporate M&A Law / Project Finance / Project Development and Infrastructure / Corporate Restructuring and Capital Markets


Founding Partner of Arteaga Gorziglia and co-head of the Corporate Group.


Mr. Gorziglia has developed over 25 years of experience in corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, and infrastructure projects. He has participated in the financing of important toll roads, hospitals,  ports and airports in Chile.

He is currently one of the directors of FOINSA (Fondo de Infraestructura S.A.) since its creation in December 2018 and is arbitrator in commercial and infrastructure disputes.

He is professor of Corporate Law at the Law School of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile since 1999.

He worked at Morales, Noguera, Valdivieso & Besa (today Morales & Besa) for 12 years, partner in 2004. Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, New York (1998-1999), Bingham Mc Cutchen LLP (1998).


Spanish, English


Director of FOINSA (Fondo de Infraestructura S.A.)

Member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Member of the International Bar Association – IBA.


Lawyer. Master of Laws (LL.M.), Duke University, U.S.A. (1998). Law School of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, graduated  in 1994.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Arnaldo GorzigliaArteaga Gorziglia & Cia Abogados

The sizeable corporate department at Arteaga Gorziglia & Cia Abogados houses experts in cross-border M&A transactions, predominantly in the energy, infrastructure and retail sectors. The team is also increasingly active in M&A deals involving digital companies, such as e-commerce operations and app-related start-ups. The group is led by Arnaldo Gorziglia, whose broad expertise encompasses M&A, corporate restructuring, capital markets, and infrastructure project financing; fellow name partner Ignacio Arteaga is a commercial, corporate and business specialist; while the ‘outstandingLuciano Cruz is a commercial law and energy expert. Also integral to the group, Andrés Ossandón is tax law head, while Cristián Carpentier -who was promoted to director in October 2022- has significant experience in M&A, and reorganisation and restructuring agreements.

Chile > Projects and infrastructure

Arteaga Gorziglia & Cia Abogados‘ sizeable corporate and project development practice routinely leads advice on the development, construction, financing and operation of transmission lines, wind and photovoltaic farms, and hydropower generation and thermoelectric power plants. Heading up the team, Arnaldo Gorziglia is a longstanding infrastructure project finance expert; while the broad practices of fellow name partner Ignacio Arteaga and Luciano Cruz also cover project development and finance work. Recently-promoted director Cristián Carpentier maintains an active energy and infrastructure project finance practice.