Patricia Silberman

Counsel

psilberman@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2206

Her practice focuses on corporate transactions, global finance, securities, capital markets and international trade.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • VTR on the sale of its 50% stake in CNN Chile to Turner Latin America. Through this acquisition, Turner Latin America is now the sole owner of CNN Chile.
  • Inabata America Corporation, a Japanese trader, on the acquisition of 33.34% of shares of Agrícola e Industrial El Boldo, owned by Algerton Corp., company dedicated to the production, marketing, sale and worldwide distribution of blueberries.
  • Team Foods, a Colombian business group, on the acquisition of BredenMaster, BredenMaster Perú and Distribuidora de Productos Alimenticios Los Guindos, Chile´s frozen pre-baked bakery products and pastries market leader.
  • GNL Quintero, one of the leading LNG terminals in Chile for the reception, unloading, storage and regasification of liquid natural gas, in connection with the issuance and sale of USD1,100 million Notes due 2029.
  • Merril Lynch, Scotia Capital and JP Morgan as initial purchasers on the USD250 million offering of bonds under Rule 144A/Reg S.
  • Danaher Corp, a U.S. public company, on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Ingeniería y Procesos S.A., the holding company of local companies Aguas Industriales Limitada (Aguasin) and Termodinámica Limitada (Termodinámica).
  • Liberty Global on the acquisition of the 20% of VTR Global Com SpA y VTR Wireless owned by Grupo Saieh.
  • Transelec, a Chilean company controlled by global assets manager Brookfield, on the acquisition from Abengoa and GE, of transmission lines’ company Inversiones Eléctricas Transam Chile Limitada.
  • Liberty Global on a financing that included an inaugural private offering of notes of its subsidiary VTR Finance B.V. of USD1.4 billion under Rule 144A/Regulation S and a syndicated loan of VTR Global Com of USD200 million.
  • Emerson Network Power on its acquisition of Chilean company Elevair.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Alvaro Puelma Accorsi Award for publication of the best work in private law (2007).

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Associate, Chadbourne & Parke LLP, New York (2007-2011).
  • Foreign Associate, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, New York (2006-2007).
  • Member of the New York Bar Association.
  • Member of the International Steering Committee of the Women in the Profession (WIP) Program, Vance Center.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author of the book “Precontractual Responsibility for Contractual Negotiations Breakup”, Editorial Jurídica de Chile.
  • Co-author of the article “Chile: A Renewed Path to Energy Autonomy”, Latin Lawyer (2008).


Education

  • Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).
  • LL.M., University of Pennsylvania (2006).

Admissions

  • Chile (2004).
  • New York (2006).

Languages

  • Spanish.
  • English.
  • Hebrew.


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