Luciano Aguilera

Associate

laguilerab@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2201

His practice focuses on advising local and international clients in mergers & acquisitions including tender offers, acquisition of companies and assets, joint ventures, securities and debt offerings, derivatives, and bank and project financing.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Tianqi Lithium Corporation on the acquisition of a 24% stake of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) for USD4.066 billion. 62.6 million Class A shares in SQM were awarded to a Tianqi affiliate in an auction conducted at the Santiago Stock Exchange (SSE), making it the largest transaction in the history of the SSE.
  • City National Bank of Florida (CNB), a subsidiary of Banco de Crédito e Inversiones (Bci), on the purchase of TotalBank, a Spanish bank based in Miami and owned by Banco Popular Español, for USD528 million.
  • Albemarle, a global leading chemical company, on taking full control of Sales de Magnesio from SQM Salar, an affiliate of the Chilean chemical company SQM.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on the acquisition of RIMSA, a leading Mexican pharmaceutical company, for approx. USD2.3 billion (Greenberg Traurig).
  • China Development Bank, Industrial Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China and Export-Import Bank of China on a USD7 billion loan granted to a Chinese mining consortium led by MMG to finance the acquisition and further development of Peru’s Las Bambas copper mine from Glencore.
  • Scotiabank Chile on a financing for USD3 billion to  Cencosud Administradoras de Tarjetas regarding the acquisition of 51% of Cencosud Administradoras de Tarjeta by Scotiabank Chile.
  • Masisa on the international bid process and joint venture with Hancock Chilean Plantations for the exploitation of forestry assets in the south of Chile for USD254 million.
  • Pacific Hydro Chacayes on a refinancing through a syndicated loan facility granted by Banco Itaú Chile, Banco de Crédito e Inversiones and Corpbanca for an aggregate amount of USD340 million.

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Professor of Master in Business Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (since 2018).
  • Professor of Commercial Law, Universidad Diego Portales (since 2018).
  • Professor of Business Financing, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (since 2016).
  • Foreign Associate, Corporate & Securities Group, Greenberg Traurig, Miami (USA) (2015-2016).
  • Assistant Professor of Commercial Law, Universidad Diego Portales (2010-2014).
  • Member of the New York Bar Association.
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter of the book “The Corporate Governance Review”, Law Business Research (2017).
  • Co-author of “Winds of Change in Chilean Capital Markets”, Auscham Magazine (2017).
  • Co-author of “The New PE/VC Fund Regime in Chile: One Law to Rule them all”, International Financial Law Review (IFLR) (2014).

SEMINARS

  • Speaker, IX Chilean Conference in Commercial Law, Universidad Católica del Norte (2018).
  • Lecturer, International Seminar on Corporate Governance, organized by the Corporate Governance Centre UC (CGC UC), the Hennick Centre of Canada and the Columbia University, Santiago (2017).


Education

  • Law, Universidad Diego Portales.
  • Outstanding Internship Award, Judicial Assistance Corporation (2009).
  • LL.M., Columbia University (2015).

Admissions

  • Chile (2009).
  • New York (2016).

Languages

  • Spanish.
  • English.


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