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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría is a pre-eminent regional full-service firm with a leading banking and finance practice in Chile. Possesses significant experience assisting with both regulatory and transactional mandates. Offers notable strength advising borrowers and lenders on project finance deals involving syndicated credit facilities in the energy, mining and natural resources sectors. Team is also specialised in representing the financiers and owners in multiple aircraft lease and financing operations. Clients roster includes major multinational investment banks and corporations.

Notable practitioners

Partner Andrés Sanfuentes has a wealth of experience in acquisition finance. He frequently represents borrowers in corporate finance deals. Market onlookers note his capabilities in financial restructuring.

Key partner and co-head of department Marcela Silva comes highly recommended by clients, who attest: "She is highly knowledgeable, practical and pro-deal." She garners particular recommendations for her capabilities in the project and corporate finance spheres.

Leading practitioner Marcelo Armas offers longstanding experience in the banking and finance sphere. He is held in high esteem by market commentators, with one reporting: "He is our go-to lawyer for any consultation. He is responsive and has good overall knowledge about everything relating to financing. He is extremely experienced, efficient and effective." Another respondent says: "He is a great lawyer who manages his matters very well."

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Overview

The Banking, Finance and Capital Markets area provides advice in financial transaction and in regulatory issues to financial entities, as well as to sponsors and borrowers, in each case local and foreign.

In relation to its participation in financial transactions, the firm has broad experience in banking, capital market and structured finance transactions. Among such transactions, we can mention the following, for which there are specialized lawyers in each of the jurisdictions:

  • Project financing;
  • Corporate financing, including acquisition financing;
  • Asset financing, including aircraft financing;
  • Debt and equity issuances in both local and international markets;
  • Structuring Collateral
  • Financial due diligence in respect of both banking and non banking entities;
  • Structuring of mutual investment funds and private equity funds;
  • Securitizations and creation of structured instruments;
  • Derivative transactions

As to regulatory issues, the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets area provides advice in a wide range of processes before the regulatory authorities, including, among others, the structuring of products, the incorporation of financial entities and the authorization for the acquisition, merger and/or division of such entities. It also represents local and foreign financial entities in all kind of administrative proceeding before the supervising authorities.

Banking & Finance

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Location

Avenue El Golf 40, 20th floor

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

7550107

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Chile

Banking & Finance


Andrés Sanfuentes
Band 4
Marcela Silva
Band 4
Marcelo Armas
Band 1