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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 2ChileLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly skilled corporate department known to act as counsel on high-value M&A transactions. Sophisticated team of lawyers boasts extensive experience assisting with joint venture and partnership agreements. Also represents clients in corporate reorganisations, including spin-offs, post-acquisition integrations and asset divestments. Routinely services clients from the retail, pharmaceutical and technology industries. Repsol and AD Retail are notable new client wins.

Strengths

"They provide a high-quality service," enthuses a client, who goes on to comment: "They have top-notch experience and commercial awareness."

Work highlights

Acted for Sumitomo Chemical Company on its USD1.188 billion cross-border acquisition of Nufam's assets in Chile.

Notable practitioners

Experienced partner Federico Grebe is praised for his work by a client, who says: "He is level-headed and able to propose ideas at critical moments, which was essential for the success of the transaction," and adds: "He is a formidable lawyer." A market commentator adds: "He is very knowledgeable and has well-developed commercial awareness."

Senior statesperson Juan Francisco Gutiérrez co-heads the department and advises clients on M&A, banking and finance, and securities matters.

Juan Pablo Wilhelmy is "a very good and skilled lawyer," according to a market commentator. Another interviewee highlights his commercial awareness and organisational skills.

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Overview

Our practice area is highly specialized in Corporate and M&A matters. Its lawyers have been involved in complex transactions and are renowned for providing creative and efficient legal advice. In addition to delivering timely advice and practical solutions to clients facing a wide variety of legal and business challenges, PPU provides multinational companies with high quality services as a consequence of its extensive international practice. Our practice area provides corporate clients with all the tools needed to manage both the day-to-day matters and the strategic issues that may arise from each transaction, merger or acquisition. PPU offers its clients legal advice in different fields, such as:

  • Corporate structuring and incorporation of investment vehicles
  • Formation of private equity funds
  • Preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts
  • Permanent assistance in corporate matters
  • Legal advice in connection to Corporate Governance
  • Domestic and international transactions and due diligence processes
  • Business reorganizations, integrations, mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs and control takeovers
  • National and cross-border mergers and acquisitions
  • Structuring and execution of public offerings

Members

Grebe, Federico

Gutiérrez, Juan Francisco

Reyes, Carlos Alberto

Rodríguez, Constanza

Sanfuentes, Andrés

Santana, Nicolás

Wilhelmy, Juan Pablo

Corporate/M&A

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

Corporate/M&A


Federico Grebe
Band 2
Juan Francisco Gutiérrez
Senior Statespeople
Juan Pablo Wilhelmy
Band 5