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Rodrigo Saffirio

Tel:
Work +56 227 577 693
Email:
Web:
www.bmaj.cl
Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner. Rodrigo Saffirio concentrates his practice on Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law, Banking, Finance and Securities.

Career

Rodrigo previously worked as associate at Morales & Besa in Santiago (2004-2005) and at FerradaNehme (2005-2007). He also worked as international associate in the M&A practice group at Debevoise & Plimpton, New York. (2012-2013).

Languages

Spanish and English.

Member

Rodrigo is a member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Education

Rodrigo graduated summa cum laude from Universidad de Chile (2004). He holds an LL.M. from the New York University (2012), and was a recipient of the Bicentenario-Chile scholarship. He also holds a Master in Business Law from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2008).


Chile

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Fielding an impressive 24-strong team, Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana is particularly noted for its advice to institutional investors -including insurance companies and public and private investment funds- on structured and syndicated financing arrangements; the practice is also experienced in structuring corporate and securitised bonds. Significant clients include Inversiones e Inmobiliaria Almonacid (IIA), EuroAmerica, Sandvik Credit and Energía Latina. Recnet matters saw the team act for Canada's Coro Mining on the structuring and execution of a $58m financing plan, including both a private placement and a  rights offering; and advise IIA, as debtor, on the granting of a syndicated loan facility with a lender group of several Chilean Banks and life insurance companies. Ana María Yuri and name-partner Octavio Bofill co-lead the departmetn; Rodrigo Saffirio and José Antonio Velasco are also highly regarded. Former senior associate Daniela Buscaglia moved in-house at WeWork in February 2019.

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Corporate and M&A

Within: Next generation lawyers

Rodrigo Saffirio - Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana

Within: Corporate and M&A

Bofill, Mir & Álvarez Jana's 21-strong practice group has broad experience in corporate matters, from M&A, capital markets and banking and finance, to project development and real estate; it is paticularly well known for structuring complex M&A-related corporate governance mechanisms. Recent mandates incuded acting for private equity firm Patria Investment on its $35m acquisition of a Chilean gym chain, undertaken in partnership with a Brazilian gym chain's controlling shareholders and involving the due diligence of 15 Chilean companies, tax planning and coordination with Brazilian lawyers. Alejandro Álvarez and Octavio Bofill co-head the corporate practice; also highly rated are Ana María Yuri, José Antonio Velasco and Rodrigo Saffirio. Clients include Nutrien, CCU Inversiones, Alef Biotechnology and Bayer.

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