Juan Pablo de la Maza


+56 2 2928 2208

His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, international transactions, government contracts, project development and financing, and commercial and corporate advisory services.


  • P&G Larraín and CNSA Modular on the preparation, negotiation and closing of a memorandum of understanding for the lease of 38,000 square meters of land to develop a five-star hotel project. Carey also advised the client on the title search, financing, permitting and contractual matters related to the development of the project, including the negotiation of the required operation and franchise agreements.
  • Hapag-Lloyd on the financing of USD57 million for the purchase of two vessels, secured by Chilean mortgages.
  • Amec Foster Wheeler on the sale to ENAP, the Chilean state-oil company, of its stake in a cogeneration plant located in ENAP’s Bío Bío refinery.
  • Host Hotels & Resorts on the sale of the Sheraton Santiago and San Cristóbal Tower hotels to the investment fund Inversiones Hoteleras.
  • Liberty Mutual International on the required capital increase and bylaws amendments to comply with the insurers mandatory debt ratios in Chile on the context of its public offer for Compañía de Seguros Generales Penta.
  • A Chilean real estate company on its management agreement negotiations for hotels in South America.
  • Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group on the acquisition of two hotels in Chile.
  • Hapag Lloyd on the merger and business combination of the container shipping businesses with Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV), which then became one of the largest shipping companies in the world.
  • Sugal Group on the acquisition of all agroindustrial assets of TMLUC, one of the largest Chilean producers of tomato paste and fruit puree. Due to this transaction, Sugalidal became the third largest tomato paste producer in the world.
  • Air Products and Chemicals, a U.S. publicly-traded company in the atmospheric and specialty gases, on the acquisition of 67% of Indura, the largest independent industrial gas company in Latin America, for USD884 million, and on the subsequent acquisition of 30% of Indura.
  • A major international tourism and leisure conglomerate on a USD170 million loan restructuring.
  • A Spanish real estate investment fund, managed by Fortis, on the acquisition of office buildings for approx. USD36 million.


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Exchange student, University of Bristol, England (2010).
  • Degree on Customs Law, Universidad Finis Terrae (2012).
  • LL.M., London School of Economics and Political Science (candidate).


  • Chile (2013).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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