Sergio Mesías

Associate

smesias@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2217

His practice focuses on representing Chilean and foreign clients in mergers and acquisitions transactions, private equity and venture capital transactions, capital markets and corporate and commercial matters in general.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • UnitedHealth Group on the acquisition of Banmédica, a Chilean health insurance, healthcare and medical rescue conglomerate, with presence in Chile, Colombia and Peru, for USD2.8 billion in january 2018, becoming the largest health industry M&A in Chile until that date and chosen as Deal of the Year by Latin Lawyer. Subsequently, during 2018 and by means of succesive operations in the Santiago Stock Market for USD56 million, UnitedHealth Group increased its participation in Banmédica.
  • Cardinal Health, a company in the pharmaceutical distribution business, on the acquisition of the medical supply business of Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology, services, and solutions, for USD6.1 billion.
  • 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.
  • International Finance Corporation on an investment of USD140 million in Consorcio Financiero, a Chilean holding, to support its growth and regional expansion.
  • Christus Health on the negotiation of a joint venture with Universidad Católica de Chile for the management and development of Chile’s largest private healthcare group, Red de Salud UC.
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital funds on corporate matters, M&A and investments.
  • A Chilean medical technology company on the transfer of its ownership and operations abroad.
  • Ingram Micro on the acquisition of a Brazilian IT technology distributor Ação Informática and its subsidiaries in Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay, for USD78 million.

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Foreign Associate at Fox, Horan & Camerini, New York (2014-2015).

SEMINARS

  • Speaker, seminar "Venture Capital - From Chile to Abroad", Sillicon Valley Bank, New York (2017).


Education

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • LL.M. in Corporate Law, New York University (2014).

Admissions

  • Chile (2011).

Languages

  • Spanish.
  • English.


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