Felipe Hepner


+56 2 2928 2482

His practice focuses on antitrust, regulation, litigation and mergers and acquisitions.


  • EssilorLuxottica on the international acquisition of the entire interest of HAL Optical Investments in the optical group GrandVision, gaining control over that entity. The advice included the merger control with GrandVision, which required the implementation of a carve-out or divestment of Rotter & Krauss by the latter.
  • Asterion Industrial Partners on the local aspects of the acquisition of 11 data centers, owned by Telefónica in multiple jurisdictions, for approx. USD616 million, which included regulatory and corporate analysis, assets transfer, associated contracts and licenses, obtaining authorizations and analysis of merger control regulation in accordance to Chilean law.
  • The Walt Disney Company on the mandatory merger control procedure before the National Economic Prosecutor (FNE) regarding the global acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox, including film and television studios and international cable and television businesses, which closed subject to behavioral remedies.
  • Mitsui on the procedure before the FNE regarding a concentration transaction for the acquisition of a share participation of Inversiones Tajamar in Inversiones Mitta, parent company of Autorentas del Pacífico, Leasing del Pacífico y Comercializadora Don Carlos, Chilean companies of operational leasing and car rental.
  • Fresenius Kabi Chile and Laboratorios Sanderson on a defense against a lawsuit submitted by the FNE for an alleged bid rigging collusion. The FNE accused Fresenius Kabi, Sanderson and Laboratorios Biosano of colluding from 1999 to 2013 on several bids conducted by Cenabast (Chilean public institution which centralizes the acquisition of medical products for the public sector).
  • CPM and Codelco on a consultation procedure before the Antitrust Court initiated by Empresa Portuaria de Antofagasta, on behalf of the concessionary of the Antofagasta Port.


  • Second Place on the "Most Gruesome Regulatory Barrier" Contest organized by the National Economic Prosecutor (2019).


  • Teaching Assistant of Civil Law, Universidad de Chile (2012-2019).


  • Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).
  • Degree in Antitrust and Competition Law, Universidad de Chile (2018).
  • LL.M. in Competition and Regulatory Law, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany (2022).


  • Chile (2017).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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