His practice is focused mainly on commercial, corporate, banking and financial law, advice to local and foreign banks and financial institutions, and on local and foreign project financing.
To a syndicate of development financial institutions (Inter-American Development Bank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation and International Finance Corporation) and Chilean and foreign commercial banks (Itaú Corpbanca and its New York branch; Banco de Crédito e Inversiones; Banco del Estado de Chile; DNB Bank ASA and KfW-IPEX Bank GmbH), as part of the senior lender group, on the second financial restructuring of the 531MW Alto Maipo hydroelectric project in Chile, which involved the renegotiation and amendment of the terms and conditions of the current financing of the project, estimated in more than USD3 billion.
Unibanco on the drafting of a joint-and-several surety granted in Chile by Sonda to guarantee the fulfillment of the obligations of four of its Brazilian subsidiaries, under certain credits granted to it by said bank in Brazil. The advise also included the drafting of a legal opinion regarding the validity and enforceability of said guarantee in accordance with Chileans law.
Scotiabank Chile on the acquisition of Banco París’ assets and liabilities, regarding its closure of business, including the subsequent administration of migrated clients and the promise of acquisition of shares that Banco Paris had in Sociedad Operadora de la Cámara de Compensación de Pagos de Alto Valor.