Benjamín García

Associate

bgarcia@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2209

His practice focuses on representing Chilean and foreign clients in mergers and acquisitions transactions, private equity and venture capital transactions, capital markets and corporate and commercial matters in general.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Scotiabank on the acquisition of the control of BBVA Chile for USD2.2 billion from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, on the mandatory tender offer process for up to 100% of the shares of BBVA Chile, and the further merger of BBVA into Scotiabank Chile, resulting in the latter becoming the third largest private bank in Chile. The acquisition and the following merger required regulatory approvals in Chile (SBIF, CMF and FNE) and Canada.

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Adjunct Professor of Commercial Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2017).
  • Teaching Assistant of Philosophy of Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2009).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


Education

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.

Admissions

  • Chile (2014).

Languages

  • Spanish.
  • English.


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