Jessica Power

Partner

jpower@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2214

Her practice focuses on advising domestic and foreign clients on personal and corporate tax planning, local and international tax consulting, mergers and acquisitions and foreign investment transactions.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • ING Group in the tax aspects of the sale of its Chilean affiliate for USD3.8 billion to Colombian company Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana (Grupo Sura).
  • Enersis, main business unit in Latin America of Spanish company Endesa, the largest electric power company in the world, on the tax aspects of a USD5.9 billion capital increase, the largest ever in Chile.
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the tax aspects of the acquisition of a 49.99% stake of Grupo Costanera, the Chilean unit of motorway operator Atlantia, for USD1,125 million.
  • Pattern Energy Group and AEI in a USD215 million credit agreement for the financing of a 115MW wind farm called “El Arrayán”.
  • PSEG in the tax aspects of the sale of the SAESA Group of companies to a consortium formed by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan for approx. US$870 million.
  • Several local and multinational companies in tax lawsuits and in VAT exemptions.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • “Women in Tax Leaders” Award, International Tax Review (2017).
  • Recognized as one of the 100 female leaders in Chile, El Mercurio (2008 and 2015).
  • Recognized in Tax, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Tax, Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Tax and Corporate / M&A, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Lawyer of the Year Award in Tax, Best Lawyers (2014).
  • Recognized in Tax Law, Best Lawyers.

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Founder and mentor of the mentorship program for young female lawyers “Learning to Lead”, organized by Carey (2015).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the board of International Fiscal Association Chilean Branch.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author of the Chilean Chapter on Corporate Tax, Global Practice Guides, Chambers & Partners (2016).

SEMINARS

  • Frequent lecturer in seminars and conferences in Chile and abroad.

RELATED AREAS


Education

  • Law, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).
  • Degree in Tax Law, Universidad de Chile.

Admissions

  • Chile (1999).

Languages

  • Spanish.
  • English.


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