Luciano Aguilera

+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.


  • City National Bank of Florida (CNB), a subsidiary of Banco de Crédito e Inversiones (Bci), in the purchase of TotalBank, a Spanish bank based in Miami and owned by Banco Popular Español, for USD528 million.
  • Bacardi Martini in the sale of its Chilean and Uruguayan subsidiaries to Cepas Group.
  • 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).
  • Molinos Río de la Plata on the 50% acquisition of Viña Cobos, an argentine winery (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.
  • Bain Capital on a refinancing for approx. USD300 million for the acquisition of Atento.
  • Hidroeléctrica Cachapoal on a refinancing through a syndicated loan facility granted by DNB Bank ASA y DNB Bank ASA, Agencia en Chile for an aggregate amount of USD70 million.


  • 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.


  • 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).


  • 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).


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


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


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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