Nicolás Calderón

+56 2 2928 2209

His practice focuses on representing Chilean and foreign clients on the acquisition and sale of public and private companies, private equity and venture capital transactions, capital markets and corporate and commercial matters in general.


  • Tilray, a Canadian company with a stock market capitalization of more than USD14 billion, dedicated to the production of pharmaceutical products containing medicinal cannabis, on the acquisition of Alef Biotechnology.
  • Scotiabank on the acquisition of a majority stake and control of BBVA Chile for USD2.2 billion from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A., and on the mandatory tender offer process for up to 100% of the shares of BBVA Chile, and the further merger of the banks Scotiabank Chile and BBVA Chile.
  • UnitedHealth Group on the acquisition of Banmédica, a Chilean healthcare company, for USD2.8 billion. Banmédica has operations in the health insurance, healthcare and medical rescue businesses, with a presence in Chile, Colombia and Peru.
  • Antofagasta Railway Company and Inversiones Punta de Rieles on the sale of Aguas de Antofagasta to Empresas Públicas de Medellín, a Colombian group, for USD965 million.
  • Teck on a USD3.5 billion joint venture with Goldcorp that will combine their Chilean assets, Relincho and El Morro respectively, into Corridor Project.
  • Standard & Poor’s Ratings Chile Clasificadora de Riesgo on its organization in Chile, including constant support during the process of incorporation, compliance and registration as a rating agency, both with the Securities and Insurance Superintendence (SVS). Additionally, we advised S&P Chile on all regulatory matters with the SVS and SBIF, including the preparation of agreements with clients, suppliers and labor matters.
  • Quantum Pacific Exploration on an exploration strategic alliance and joint venture agreement with Barrick Gold for the exploration of copper deposits in the North of Chile.
  • International Finance Corporation on the sale of its interest in Inversiones Magallanes, through a tender offer made by Inversiones HDI.


  • Teacher Asisstant of Constitutional Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2009–2011).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Exchange Student, University of California, Berkeley (2012).


  • Chile (2015).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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