Cristián Eyzaguirre > Carey > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

SANTIAGO, PO 755-0647
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Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions / Capital Markets / Funds / Private Equity / Venture Capital / ESG


Partner of Carey and member of the firm´s Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets Groups.


His practice focuses on advising local and foreign clients in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital. The foregoing is combined with an extensive practice on joint ventures, shareholders agreements and corporate governance in general. With respect to capital markets, he advises issuers, investors and brokers, with a special focus on fund formation, structuring, registration and management of investment funds.


Spanish, English and Portuguese.


  • Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).

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Chile > Capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Cristián EyzaguirreCarey

A legal powerhouse, Carey fields a 41-strong capital markets practice that is consistently mandated by issuers and bond and stockholders on corporate and securitised bonds, trade effects, and public and private securities. Standing out for its ‘commitment to clients‘, the team is also expert in high-profile securities offerings, including cross-border IPOs, capital increases, debt issuances and securitisations. The practice group consists of a raft of active partners, including Diego Peralta, an expert in the creation of financial products; local bond issuance specialist Salvador Valdés; Francisco Ugarte, who structures debt and equity deals in the local and international capital markets; Felipe Moro, whose practice covers US private placements and 144A/Reg.S transactions; and investment funds expert Cristián Eyzaguirre. Also integral to the group are: Jorge Ugarte, whose practice includes liability management deals; securities specialist Cristián Figueroa, who ‘stands out for his knowledge and expertise‘; Chile and New York-qualified Patricia Silberman; Fernando Noriega, who advises on local and international securities offerings; and bonds and securities practitioner Alejandra Daroch.

Chile > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Cristián EyzaguirreCarey

Market leviathan Carey fields ‘lawyers with deep knowledge, specialisation and experience in M&A issues‘. The huge, 64-strong team is consistently involved in the structuring of headline M&A deals, including takeovers through public offerings, minority share purchases, acquisitions of companies and asset-packages, private equity deals, and asset purchases during insolvency processes and in the context of reorganisations. The firm’s numerous active practitioners included senior partner Jorge Carey, whose broad practice encompasses M&A, and corporate and business law; managing partner Jaime Carey T who routinely assists with landmark international transactions; Pablo Iacobelli – ‘the best M&A lawyer in Chile‘; and Salvador Valdés, who frequently acts for investment and private equity funds on the acquisition of strategic companies. Francisco Ugarte, Marcos Ríos and Cristián Figueroa, along with Cristián EyzaguirreJorge UgarteAlejandra Daroch and Jaime Carey A are also highly-regarded M&A specialists; Guillermo Acuña advises on the corporate side of aviation matters; Patricia Silberman is ‘creative and commercial‘; and Francisco Guzmán assists with M&A, venture capital and private equity deals. Josefina Marshall is the senior associate to note. Former partner Claudio Lizana  departed to establish his own practice in December 2022.