Morales & Besa

Michel Diban

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Mr. Diban concentrates on corporate and commercial matters, mainly in M&A. He has broad experience in the processes of planning, negotiating, structuring and executing M&A transactions. Mr. Diban regularly leads major acquisition, sale and merger processes of Chilean and foreign companies along with several domestic and cross-border financings. As to his corporate advisory, he counsels international and local companies and major local and international investment funds, among others.


Partner at Morales & Besa. He worked as a foreign associate at Lobo & de Rizzo Advogados, Brazil (2012).


Co-author “Corporate M&A 2017: Chile Trends & Developments” (2016);

Co-author “Corporate M&A 2017: Chile Law & Practice” (2016); Co-author “Corporate M&A” (2015).


Master of Laws (LL.M), Northwestern University, Chicago (2010).

Law degree, magna cum laude, Universidad de los Andes, School of Law (2010).

He is currently a professor of the M&A section in a post-graduate program at Universidad de Los Andes.