Cristián Figueroa

Partner

cfigueroa@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2209

His practice focuses on advising international and local clients in mergers and acquisitions, including tender offers, private asset and stock acquisitions, auction processes, project development, joint venture, private equity, securities and debt offerings, capital markets, corporate law, commercial law, derivative transactions, infrastructure concessions and general practice.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • El Puerto de Liverpool, owner and operator of retail stores and shopping centers in Mexico, on the negotiation to make a tender offer (OPA) of up to 100% of the shares issued by Ripley (owned by Calderon family in a 52.98%). The deal finally didn’t end successfully.
  • Qatar Airways on the acquisition of a 10% stake of LATAM Airlines Group through the subscription of a USD608 million capital increase.
  • 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.
  • Cheniere Marketing on behalf of certain entities of the Cheniere Energy group of companies, on the review and negotiation of a loan for more than USD850 million granted to Central El Campesino and GNL Penco as borrowers, by a syndicate of local and foreign banks.
  • Endesa Chile on the sale of its 20% stake in GNL Quintero to Enagás Chile, for USD197 million.
  • Larraín Vial and Grupo Patio on the due diligence process and acquisition of the management of Aurus Renta Fondo de Inversion Privado, a Chilean fund owner of several commercial properties and offices with a net worth around USD300 million.
  • Greystar Real Estate Partners on a joint venture with Credicorp Capital Asset Management Administradora General de Fondos, for the investment, development and management of residential properties held for rental purposes, located in Chile.
  • Assicurazioni Generali, controller of AFP Planvital, on the sale of BSI to BTG Pactual, excluding Planvital from the deal.
  • Empresas Hites on the issuance of a new series of bonds and the exchange and redemption of the entire Series A bonds.
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board on the acquisition, through a tender offer, of the utility companies Esval and Essbio.
  • International Finance Corporation on its investment and acquisition of 5% stock in Corpbanca.
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board on the issuance and placement of bonds in the national market.
  • J.P. Morgan Securities, Citigroup Global Markets, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Corredores de Bolsa, Banchile Corredores de Bolsa and LarraínVial on the public offering and placement of stock and ADRs of Compañía Cervecerías Unidas.
  • Brookfield on the negotiation with Corpbanca of an USD280 million approx. (UF7 million) loan agreement for financing the payment of outstanding financial liabilities.
  • Cheniere Energy on the negotiation of joint venture agreements with local and foreign investors for the development of an LNG terminal and power plant.

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Foreign Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, London (2011–2012).
  • Professor of the LL.M., Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2015).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


Education

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Degree in Tax Planning, Universidad Católica de Chile (2007).
  • MSc in Law and Finance, University of Oxford (Beca Chile Scholarship) (2011).

Admissions

  • Chile (2007).

Languages

  • Spanish.
  • English.


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