Isidora Goyenechea 2800, las Condes Piso 42 755-0647 Santiago, Chile
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Pablo Iacobelli

Partner Carey Isidora Goyenechea 2800, piso 43, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.
tel.+56 2 2928 2215


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Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions Group. His practice is focused on the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities, foreign investment and insurance.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Recognized as Leading Individual in Corporate, M&A and Insurance, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Corporate, M&A, Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Corporate, M&A, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Insurance, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized as Leading Private Practitioner in Corporate/M&A, LACCA.
  • Recognized in Banking and Finance / Corporate and M&A / Insurance / Investment / Project Finance and Development, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Corporate / M&A, Who’s Who Legal.


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • LL.M., Duke University (1994).


Author of numerous legal publications, including the Chilean chapter of Getting the Deal Through – Mergers & Acquisitions (2009-2013).


Frequent lecturer in legal seminars, meetings and conferences both in Chile and abroad.

Activities and Memberships

  • Director of World Services Group.
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA).
  • Past Chair of the Latin America Regional Forum, IBA.
  • Officer of the Corporate/M&A Committee, IBA.
  • Foreign Associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP  (New York, 1998).


Chile (1991).


Spanish and English.

Recent Representative Experience

  • Qatar Airways on the acquisition of a 10% stake of LATAM Airlines Group through the subscription of a USD608 million capital increase.
  • MetLife on the reorganization of its local entities which implied obtaining complex regulatory approvals. The counseling also included defending the legality of the deal, which was challenged by third parties.
  • Amcor Flexibles, a global leader in responsible packaging solutions, on the acquisition of Alusa, the largest flexible packaging business in South America with manufacturing operations in Chile, Colombia, Peru and Argentina, for USD435 million.

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