Isidora Goyenechea 2800, las Condes Piso 42 755-0647 Santiago, Chile
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Juan Guillermo Levine

Emeritus Partner Carey Isidora Goyenechea 2800, piso 43, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.
tel.+56 2 2928 2221


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Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Banking and Finance Group. Head of the Project Financing Group. The main focus of his practice is on the creation and structuring of financing for all kind of businesses, both from the banking perspective as well as from the company´s side; in purchases and sale of companies; and in the issuance of debt and equity securities, either in the local or international markets.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Recognized as Leading Individual in Banking and Finance; Corporate, M&A; and Projects, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Corporate, M&A and in Projects and Infrastructure, Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Corporate, M&A; Project Finance and Infrastructure; Mining & Metals, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized by International Financial Law Review, IFLR.
  • Recognized as Leading Private Practitioner in Banking & Finance, LACCA.
  • Recognized in Banking and Project Finance, Who’s Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Banking and Finance and Projects Finance and Development, Best Lawyers.


Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.

Activities and Memberships

  • Chilean Bar Association.
  • Empresa Nacional del Petróleo (ENAP), where he was in charge of the legal committee that prepared the legislation for Petroleum Operational Contracts (1974-1975).


Chile (1974).


Spanish and English.

Recent Representative Experience

  • Gacrux, a subsidiary of Codelco, in a loan agreement for app. USD874 million with Oriente Copper Netherlands B.V, a subsidiary of Mitsui group. The agreement was to refinance a bridge loan originally signed by the same parties to finance the indirect purchase from Gacrux of shares of Anglo American Sur.
  • Codelco in the successful placement of a bond issuance for USD1,150 million under Rule 144A/Regulation S with maturity on November 3, 2021.
  • Complejo Portuario Mejillones in the negotiations for port services necessary for unloading coal to fuel a power generation project plant of app. 450 MW, owned by Empresa Eléctrica Cochrane, located in Mejillones, Region II, Chile.
  • Codelco in the issuance of Notes for USD980 million, under Rule 144 A due in 2044.