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Claro & Cía

Corporate/M&A

6 ranked lawyersBand 1ChileGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Market-leading corporate practice offering renowned expertise in this field. Routinely represents notable names from the food and beverage, aviation and technology industries on high-profile M&A transactions, including takeovers, cross-border mergers and exchange offers. Well placed to advise clients on the sale of equity interests, tender offers for publicly listed companies and corporate governance issues. Expertise further extends to the negotiation of commercial agreements and distribution strategies.

Notable practitioners

Up-and-coming partner Ariel Mihovilovic is endorsed by a client, who describes him as "a very intelligent, problem-solving lawyer," adding: "He has an in-depth knowledge of how commercial activities work."

Dynamic partner Felipe Larraín rises to the top tier for the first time this year after receiving ample praise from market observers, with one enthusing: "He has broad experience acting on complex deals and has great ideas during the negotiation stages," adding: "He was a tremendous support to us." Another interviewee goes on to state: "I would say that his seniority is what stands out the most; he has the time and clarity to tackle complex issues."

Star individual José María Eyzaguirre B is "a tremendously intelligent and really formidable lawyer," according to a market source, who goes on to add: "He has very sophisticated knowledge of the law, is very effective representing his clients' interests and he is conducive to deals so you can work effectively with him." Another interviewee describes him as "one of the best lawyers in Chile," while also remarking: "He is an incredibly present lawyer who is, without a doubt, the star of the area."

Up-and-coming partner Juan León is "an extremely intelligent and hard-working lawyer," a client remarks. A different interviewee describes him as "extraordinary," further adding: "He has very good business acumen and is very detailed in his work."

Matías de Marchena frequently assists clients from the energy and entertainment industries with M&A transactions, corporate financing and the negotiation of tender offers. Market sources continue to attest to his visibility in the market.

A client describes Rodrigo Ochagavía as "an excellent, top-tier lawyer with vast knowledge of the area."Another interviewee endorses him for being "an extraordinary lawyer with a very good experience in M&A," while a market source compounds such praise by stating: "He is one of the best lawyers in the country." He boasts extensive experience advising clients on M&A transactions, particularly in regulated sectors such as energy and insurance.

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Overview

Claro & Cia takes pride in representing clients in all civil and commercial fields and constantly strives to maintain the most stringent standards of professional achievement.

The firm advises on all aspects of M&A, from due diligence, structuring and negotiation to the drafting and completion of the most complex acquisition agreements, including share and asset deals, cross-border mergers, takeovers and exchange offers of dual listed companies. M&A work represents a substantial part of the Claro’s practice.

Claro & Cia. is a market leader in M&A work involving publicly listed clients or target companies and is often sought after by clients because of its expertise in tender offers, securities laws and corporate governance issues inherent to such transactions.  As such, the firm has participated in most of the landmark transactions in the Chilean market over the past 20 years.

The firm also advises on all corporate matters, including the negotiation of domestic and international agreements for the purchase and sale of goods, distribution strategies, imports and exports, and supply and EPC contracts, among others.


Corporate/M&A

Claro & Cía

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Location

Apoquindo 3721, 14th Floor

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

755-0177

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Corporate/M&A


Ariel Mihovilovic
Up and Coming
Felipe Larraín
Band 1
José María Eyzaguirre B.
Star Individuals
Juan León
Up and Coming
Matías de Marchena
Band 3
Rodrigo Ochagavía
Band 1