She focuses her practice on corporate law, capital markets and regulatory law, specifically regulated markets. Has extensive experience in corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, project finance and capital markets. She has advised domestic and foreign clients, publicly-traded corporations and public companies in various securities issuance and IPO processes, as well as on the acquisition of companies and/or assets, through private and public bidding processes, representing both buyers and sellers.

She has also advised clients on matters related to infrastructure, public works concessions and energy sectors, in the development of projects, their financing, and in obtaining permits and authorizations.

Representative Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions

Volcanes del Sur: Advised Inversiones Andalucía on the sale of the craft brewery Volcanes del Sur SA to CCU.

Emergent Cold: Advice on the acquisition of Friopacífico, a leader in the cold storage services industry.

Waterlogic Holdings Ltd (United Kingdom): Co-Lead counsel in acquisition of Quality Water Service and Quality Coffee Services in Puerto Rico, Chile, and Colombia.-

Linzor Capital Partners: Advice on the acquisition of Uno Salud.

Waterlogic: Advice on acquisition of Aquafree, the largest water dispenser company in Chile (PL).

Inversiones SB (Grupo SB): Advice on sale of all Medipharm’s shares to the Brazilian group Eurofarma, a long-term lease agreement for Medipharm’s plant and a commercial agreement for the sale of Medipharm’s products in the Salcobrand drugstore chain.

Zurich: Advice on acquisition of Euroamerica Seguros de Vida S.A. (PL) life insurance portfolio.

Zurich: Advice on acquisition of Euroamerica Administradora General de Fondos S.A. (PL).

Cominor (Chile): Advice on joint venture between Cominor and Simbalik (Taiwan) for the development of a lithium production project in the Maricunga salt flat (undisclosed amount) 

Cominor (Chile): Advice on capitalization of Sociedad Contractual Minera Atacama Kozan, copper producer of the Atacama Region, through the contribution of mining properties and the subsequent sale of shares of the latter to Nittetsu Mining Co. Ltd.

Atiaia: Advice on sale of two hydroelectric projects in Chile.

Trilogía Recursos Naturales: Advice on acquisition of 25% of Forestal Casino.

Elis: Advice on acquisition of Albia S.A. and Servicios Hospitalarios S.A.

Komax: Advice on acquisition of Comercial IMG S.A.

Granarolo: Advice on acquisition of Bioleche Lácteos SpA.

Humus Capital Partners and GTD Group: Advice on acquisition of EMSA.

Assa Abloy: Advice on acquisition of ODIS.

TüV Rheinland: Advice on acquisition of Integra Limitada.

Linzor Capital Partners: Advice on acquisition of 30% of Komax S.A. shares.

Ryssen Alcools: Advice on acquisition of the alcohol business of Pamsa.

Masonite International: Advice on acquisition of the door business of Masisa.

CIT: Advice on sale of CIT Leasing Chile Limitada.

Sinapsis: Advice on acquisition of AQB S.A. and AGI-TEK S.A.

Admiralty Resources NL: Advice on sale of Vallenar Iron Company.

Santa Barbara Resources: Advice on acquisition of mining assets.

Capital Markets

Quiñenco: Registration in the Securities Registry of the Financial Market Commission (CMF) of several lines of bonds. 

Quiñenco: Issuance and placement of various series of bonds under the registered lines.

LQ Inversiones Financieras: Secondary placement of Banco de Chile shares in the local and U.S. markets.

Invexans: Registration, issuance and placement of new shares.

Quiñenco: Several capital increases. Registration, issuance and placement of new shares.

Invexans: Incorporation of this company as a result of the spin-off of Madeco (open stock corporation).

Grupo Mercados Energéticos Consultores: Registration of closely held corporation in the Special Registry of Reporting Entities.

LQ Inversiones Financieras: Redemption and prepayment of bonds.

LQ Inversiones Financieras: Registration in the Securities Registry of the CMF of several bonds.

LQ Inversiones Financieras: Issuance and placement of different series of bonds under registered lines.

Hortifrut: Registration of company as issuer of publicly offered securities with the CMF. Registration, issuance and placement of new shares.

Gasco: Registration, issuance and placement of bonds.

AD Retail: Registration of this company in the Securities Registry, registration of bonds with the CMF.

Gasco: Incorporation of GLP as a result of the spin-off of Gasco (open stock corporation).

Natural Resources, Energy and Mining

SN Power Chile Inversiones Eléctricas Ltda.: Advice on sale of Norvind S.A. and Parque Eolico Totoral to Latin America Power (LAP) of Brazil.

SN Power Chile Inversiones Eléctricas Ltda: Advice on bidding process organized by CGE and JP Morgan for the sale of its participation in Enerplus S.A.

Chilean company: Advice on potential acquisition of a hydroelectric project in southern Chile.

SN Power Chile Inversiones Eléctricas Ltda: Advice on acquisition of minority interest in Norvind S.A. from the Pavez family.

SN Power Chile Inversiones Eléctricas Ltda: Advice on sale of Hidroeléctrica Trayenko S.A. to group of Chilean investors.

Hidroeléctrica Trayenko S.A.: Advice on sale of water rights for three hydroelectric power plants.

SN Power Chile Inversiones Eléctricas Limitada: Advice on bidding process organized by Iberdrola for the sale of its stakes in Iberoamericana de Energía S.A. and Empresa Eléctrica Licán S.A. 

Norvind S.A.: Advice on development of Totoral Wind Farm Project (46MW wind farm located in northern Chile), in all legal matters related to the project, including financing by the IFC, negotiation and drafting of EPCM contract, the supply contract for wind turbines and several other contracts, such as easements, mining rights, grid connection, transportation of equipment, etc.

Hidroeléctrica Trayenko S.A.: Advice on development of four 750 MW hydroelectric power plants in southern Chile, in all legal matters related to the projects including electrical concessions, easements, mining rights, land purchase, etc.

Hidroeléctrica Trayenko S.A.: Advice on Manso river water rights auction conducted by the General Water Directorate (DGA).

Credentials

Admission

  • Chile (2001)

Recognitions

  • The Legal 500 (Corporate & M&A)

Languages

  • Spanish and English.

Education

  • LL.B., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2001.

ACTIVIDAD ACADÉMICA

  • Teaching Assistant of Tax Law, Professor Rodrigo Álvarez Zenteno, 1999 to 2002.
  • Teaching Assistant of Commercial Law, Professor Pedro García Morales, 2002.

Career

Partner, NLD Abogados, 2021 to date.

Counsel, DLA Piper BAZ / NLD, 2018-2020.

Director, NLD Abogados, 2010-2018.

Associate, Morales, Noguera, Valdivieso & Besa, 2001-2010.