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AV ISIDORA GOYENECHEA 2800, FLOOR 43, LAS CONDES, SANTIAGO, PO 755-0647, CHILE
Tel:
Work +56 2 2928 2200
Email:
Web:
http://www.carey.cl
Carey, Pablo Iacobelli, Santiago, CHILE

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Pablo Iacobelli

Tel:
Work +56 2 2928 2215
Email:
Carey

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions / Private Equity / Agribusiness / Capital Markets /
Family Companies and Holdings / Insurance and Reinsurance

Position

Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

Career

His practice is focused on the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, securities, agribusiness, insurance and foreign investment. 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Recognized in Corporate and M&A, Chambers Latin America.
Recognized in Corporate and M&A, Legal 500.
Recognized in Corporate and M&A, Latin Lawyer 250.
Lawyer of the Year Award in Insurance, Best Lawyers (2014).
Recognized in Corporate and M&A, LACCA.
Recognized in Corporate and M&A; Investment; Corporate Governance and Compliance; Insurance; Private Equity; Banking and Finance and Project Finance and Development, Best Lawyers.
Recognized in Corporate: M&A, Who's Who Legal.
Recognized in M&A, IFLR1000.

PUBLICATIONS
Co-author of the IBA Report on the Future of Work, IBA (2019).
Author of numerous legal publications, including the Chilean chapter of Getting the Deal Through – Mergers & Acquisitions (2009-2013).

SEMINARS
Frequent lecturer in legal seminars, meetings and conferences both in Chile and abroad.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Member

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS
Director of World Services Group (2015-2018).
Officer of the Corporate and M&A Committee, IBA.
Past Chair of the Latin America Regional Forum, IBA.
Member of the International Bar Association (IBA).
Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
Foreign Associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York (1998).

Education

Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
LL.M., Duke University (1994).


Chile

Corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Pablo Iacobelli - Carey

Within: Corporate and M&A

Highly rated in the market for structuring M&A deals,¬†Carey¬†is 'a full-service firm with well-trained lawyers, who are highly responsive, experienced, connected and practical'. Its¬†expertise includes takeovers through public offerings, minority share purchases, acquisitions of companies or asset packages, private equity transactions, and company and asset purchases during insolvency or reorganisation scenarios. Recent areas of growth for the practice include venture-capital deals, including equity investments and buyouts of local start-ups by foreign companies, while the compliance practice is highly rated for advising on risk prevention and mitigation. The active client list includes¬†MetLife, Danaher, UnitedHealth,¬†Scotiabank, Brookfield and Enel. In a deal involving several jurisdictions (and in a heavily regulated sector), Pablo Iacobelli,¬†Cristi√°n Eyzaguirre¬†and¬†Francisco Guzm√°n¬†¬†led advice to pharmaceutical distribution company¬†Cardinal Health its $6.1bn acquisition of Medtronic's¬†medical supply business. Other notable mandates included advising British private equity firm CVC Capital Partners on the local aspects of its $4.7bn acquisition of a 20 per cent stake in Gas Natural Fenosa; and assisting multinational pharmaceutical, chemical and life sciences company Merck with¬†the Chilean aspects of the global 4.2bn sale of its health consumer business to Procter & Gamble. Firm chairman Jorge Carey is 'visionary' and 'a brilliant strategist', managing partner¬†Jaime Carey¬†'provides excellent support' and¬†Marcos R√≠os¬†is the compliance contact.¬†Claudio Lizana, ¬†Salvador Vald√©s, Francisco Acu√Īa¬†and¬†Guillermo Acu√Īa, along with¬†Jorge Ugarte,¬†Cristi√°n Figueroa¬†and Francisco Ugarte¬†are also all highly regarded, as is counsel Patricia Silberman.

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