Agustín Lira

+56 2 2928 2209

His practice focuses on representing Chilean and foreign clients on the acquisition and sale of public and private companies, mergers, private equity and venture capital transactions, capital markets and corporate and commercial matters in general.


  • CHRISTUS Health, a not-for-profit institution and one of the ten largest healthcare operators on the US, on the acquisition of 50% of Red Salud UC, the largest private healthcare group in Chile, owned by Universidad Católica de Chile, and on the negotiation of corporate governance issues.
  • IM Trust – Credicorp Capital and JP Morgan Securities on the secondary offering of shares representing the 6% of Cencosud, owned by the Paulmann family (controlling shareholder of 59,7%), both in the local market and as ADS in the United States, for USD458 million.
  • Credicorp Capital on different matters related to their investment funds.
  • To a group of Chilean investors on the investment in a New Zealand company for the development of a medical device.
  • To a group of Chilean universities on the creation of a technology transfer platform seeking to promote, increase and accelerate the commercialization of research results.
  • To private equity and venture capital funds on corporate matters, M&A and investments.


  • Teaching Assistant of Mining Law, Universidad de Chile (since 2014).
  • Teaching Assistant of Civil Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2012).


  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).


  • Chile (2016).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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