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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Capital Markets

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What the team is known for

Pre-eminent practice recognised for assisting international financial institutions with capital markets transactions, including IPOs and follow-on offerings. Team is frequently called upon to advise on both private placements and public offerings, as well as the transfer and liquidation of publicly listed entities and the issuance of short-term debt instruments. Highly experienced offering counsel to underwriters and issuers on the issuance of corporate bonds and senior notes.

Strengths

Clients are quick to praise the quality of the lawyers at the firm, stating: "The team is very complete, they are very experienced in these matters."

Work highlights

Acted as local counsel to J.P. Morgan Securities, Merrill Lynch and Santander Investment Securities as representatives of the several initial purchasers, in connection with SQM’s offering of USD450 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.25% notes, due 2029.

Notable practitioners

Andrés Sanfuentes co-heads the capital markets department and is well known for his longstanding track record in financing matters. He focuses his practice advising on IPOs and secondary offerings.

Eminent practitioner Marcelo Armas commands immense respect among interviewees, who describe him as "a good and diligent financial lawyer." Market onlookers also highlight his common sense and experience, while going on to underline his "very good client service."

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Overview

The Banking, Finance and Capital Markets area provides advice in financial transactions 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 markets and structured finance transactions. Among such transactions, we can mention the following, for which there are specialized lawyers in each of the jurisdictions where we operate:

•       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 proceedings before the supervising authorities.

Members

Armas, Marcelo

Rodríguez, Constanza

Sanfuentes, Andrés

Silva, Marcela

Capital Markets Department

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Department location

Avenue El Golf 40, 20th floor

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

7550107

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Capital Markets


Andrés Sanfuentes
Band 4
Marcelo Armas
Eminent Practitioners