Mr Guillermo Pizarro > Morales & Besa > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Morales & Besa
3477 ISIDORA GOYENECHEA AVENUE, 19TH FLOOR
7550106 LAS CONDES
SANTIAGO
Chile

Work Department

Corporate and M&A.
Capital Markets.

Position

Senior associate at Morales & Besa.

Career

Expertise:
He concentrates his practice on commercial matters and corporate advice, for national and foreign companies. He has experience in mergers, acquisitions and capital markets transactions, including corporate governance compliance.

International experience:
Foreign associate at Milbank LLP, NY (2018-2019). 

Languages

Spanish and English.

Memberships

Chilean Bar Association.

Education

Northwestern University, Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, USA, Master of Laws (LL.M.) (2016).
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, School of Law, Licenciate in Laws (2011).
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, School of Law, Certificate in Economic and Commercial Law (2011).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Corporate and M&A

Morales & Besa‘s ‘very strong corporate and M&A practice fields 26 lawyers, who advise a range of international bidders, private equity firms and local and international sellers on complex acquisition processes in Chile. The group is particularly noted for its privatisation expertise, and includes advisers with considerable sector knowledge in areas including infrastructure, energy, technology, mining and construction The practice boasts several experienced partners, including name partners Guillermo Morales (corporate finance, restructuring, M&A and capital markets) and Eugenio Besa (M&A, foreign investment, capital markets and project finance). Formerly GC at Corp Group, Álvaro Barriga brings profound in-house insight to a practice focused upon transactional matters. Other key practitioners include Edmundo Varas (commercial, financial and corporate advisory, restructuring, bond placements and derivatives), Macarena Laso (primarily M&A, capital markets and PPPs) and Michel Diban (corporate M&A, foreign investment and restructurings). Former partner Matías Langevin left for Honorato | Delaveau in July 2019; the team also lost senior associate María Teresa Manubens who moved in-house at Agrosuper in May 2019. However, a timely boost saw corporate and commercial associate Guillermo Pizarro return from a year as international associate at Milbank‘s New York office in August 2019.