Matías Garcés

+56 2 2928 2230

His practice focuses on corporate, commercial and corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and general practice.


  • The Bank of Nova Scotia on the merger of operations between Scotiabank Chile and BBVA Chile, which will operate under the name of Scotiabank Chile, including the fulfillment of several suspensive conditions and the approval from the Superintendence of Banks and Financial Institutions (SBIF).
  • Scotiabank Chile on a capital increase and placement of new shares for approx. USD380 million (approx. CLP259 billion) which included all matters related to the approval, regulatory authorizations and securities registration from the Banking Superintendence and/or stock exchanges.


  • Co-author of the chapters on the regulators of the Chilean financial sector: the Financial Market Commission, Superintendency of Pensions and Central Bank, published in Latin Lawyer Regulators (2020).