Sofía Beckdorf

Associate

sbeckdorf@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2232



Her practice focuses on commercial and corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital transactions.


REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Corporación Bien Público on the structuring and implementation of two Social Impact Contracts (CIS) in Chile, involving the participation of public and private entities, aimed at implementing education programs to solve complex social problems, such as absenteeism in schools throughout Chile, and increase students' attendance, and improve the low levels of reading comprehension and writing of students.
  • Zapping, a Chilean start-up that provides subscription-based live TV services through the Internet, on the acquisition of Guigo Television, a Brazilian company that has the same business model, positioning at a Latin American level company. Additionally, on a USD5 million financing round through SAFE's.
  • WeBoost, a venture capital fund, on an equity investment in Wited (former Portal Educativo), a company that reinforces and complements elementary and secondary education through a platform with educational content and online classes.
  • Legria on its corporate structuring and incorporation, including the first financing round through SAFEs and convertible loans locally and abroad. Legria is a digital co-ownership management proptech that facilitates the acquisition of vacational properties.
  • Kredito, a Fintech that grants microloans to individuals and SMEs, on an equity financing round for USD4 million.
  • Zentynel Frontier Investments on a USD2 million Series A financing round led by Chilean investors in Autem Holding Company, a Delaware company that develops a non-invasive, non-toxic device for patient-specific cancer palliative care treatment. The advice included the structuring and negotiation with the investors.
  • Falabella, through its subsidiaries Dinalsa and Inversiones Parmin, on the purchase of a 10.4% stake of Hipermercados Tottus, from the Leyton family, totaling a100% of the ownership of the company.

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Teaching Assistant of Criminal Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2019-2020).
  • Research Assistant, Corporate Sustainability Project "Governance in Protected Areas", Universidad Católica de Chile (2019).

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author of the article "CleanTech: new trend in investment and development of the venture ecosystem in LATAM", Industria Legal Magazine (2023).

EDUCATION

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (Magna Cum Laude).
  • Exchange student, Ursulinen Gymnasium Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany (2014).

ADMISSIONS

  • Chile (2021).

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish.
  • English.
  • German.

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