Ignacio Tornero


+56 2 2928 2226

Coordinator in Shanghai of Carey’s China Desk. His professional practice focuses on general legal assistance to Asian companies in Chile, and to Latin American companies in their endeavors in China.


  • Yanghe, a subsidiary of the state-owned chinese group Jiangsu Yanghe Distillery, in the acquisition of a 12,5% stake of Viña San Pedro Tarapacá, a Chilean listed company, for approx. USD65 million.
  • A Chilean company on the entry of native products to the Chinese market.
  • A high-tech company on the protection of its IPR and entry to the Chinese market.
  • Teck Carmen de Andacollo, a Chilean subsidiary of Teck Resources, on the execution of a Long Term Offtake Agreement and a Streaming Agreement with different subsidiaries of Royal Gold.
  • A wind farm in Chile on the negotiation with a Chinese company for the development of a project of 184.8MW.
  • A Chinese construction company on its setting up process in Chile.


  • Foreign Associate, Dacheng Law Offices (2014).
  • Foreign Internship, Grandall Law Firm (Beijing) (2013).
  • 1st Place, The 10th Chinese Bridge Proficiency Competition (Chile) (2011).


  • Author of several publications regarding Chinese Outward Direct Investment (ODI) in Chile., and of various publications related to the relationship between China and Latin America.
  • Author of the thesis “Chinese FDI in Latin America: the Chilean Case” (ABIF award) (2011).


  • Speaker in conferences and seminars about the relationship between China and Latin America.



  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Chinese, Nanjing University (Universidad Católica de Chile scholarship) (2009-2010).
  • Chinese, Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) (Hanban scholarship) (2013).
  • International MBA, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Shanghai (candidate).


  • Chile (2013).


  • Spanish.
  • English.
  • Mandarin Chinese.

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