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Carey

Capital Markets

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What the team is known for

Carey is a highly regarded player in the market with a stellar capital markets team. Practice is renowned for its expertise in cross-border debt and equity transactions. Experienced acting for major corporate issuers and multinational investment banks and asset management firms acting as bookrunners or placement agents. Frequently advises on high-value project bonds, capital increases, tender offers and IPOs. New client wins include UMB Bank and Algonquin Power & Utilities.

Strengths

Respondents are full of praise for Carey, with one client stating: "We are happy with the advice provided by the capital markets team. Beyond the letter of the law, they also provide us with good commercial advice about what is really worth negotiating from a practical perspective."

Another respondent highlights Carey's"pro-business approach and preference for seeking solutions rather than problems."

Work highlights

Carey advised Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board on the restructuring of bonds worth approximately USD1.4 billion previously issued by Essbio, Esval, Nuevosur and the holding company Inversiones Southwater.

Notable practitioners

Key partner Cristián Eyzaguirre receives widespread recognition from interviewees. Clients praise his service, with one enthusing: "He also has good soft skills and is able to read the counterparty, creating situations that remove obstacles." Another respondent describes him as "tremendously insightful and very knowledgeable." He enjoys particular expertise in advising asset management funds and investment banks on regulatory mandates.

Revered senior statesperson Diego Peralta is recognised by market onlookers as "a point of reference" in the capital markets field. He concentrates his practice in the creation and structuring of financial products, acting on both the lender and borrower sides.

Partner Francisco Guzmán is noted for his active presence in the capital markets arena, with a particular focus on venture capital matters. A client is full of praise for him, stating: "He is a very proactive lawyer who knows how to deliver."

Partner Salvador Valdés comes widely praised by market onlookers, one of whom notes "his ability to help clients to meet their objectives during negotiations."He is routinely instructed by major names on public share acquisitions and capital increases.

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Overview

Carey has extensive experience in the area of capital markets, advising issuers and stockholders on corporate bonds, securitized bonds, trade effects and both public and private securities.

The firm supports its clients throughout the process of structuring and registering vehicles and securities, as well as, managing relationships with stock exchanges and in all matters related to reporting requirements and regulations on securities issuers.

Carey has an outstanding derivatives practice that advises the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) on Chilean regulatory matters. In addition, Carey represents the main national and foreign banks in matters of structuring, documentation, netting, guarantees and adaptation to Dodd-Frank and European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

As a leader in the area of funds, Carey supports a broad spectrum of domestic and foreign clients in the creation and registration of mutual funds and private equity funds. Carey also advises on the establishment of fund managers and provides regular guidance to ensure regulatory compliance in day-to-day operations.

Members

Eyzaguirre, Cristián

Figueroa, Cristián

Guzmán, Francisco

Guzmán, Francisco

Peralta, Diego

Ugarte, Jorge

Valdés, Salvador

Capital Markets

Carey

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Location

Isidora Goyenechea 2800,

43rd Floor,

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

755-0647

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Chile

Capital Markets


Cristián Eyzaguirre
Band 2
Diego Peralta
Senior Statespeople
Francisco Guzmán
Band 4
Salvador Valdés
Band 3