Practice Areas

Public Procurement and Administrative Law

“Personalised attention with the support of a multidisciplinary team and easy access to the partners. Unforeseen obstacles are resolved quickly with sufficient flexibility, but also with the necessary care and caution. I often recommend them thanks to their in-depth knowledge of M&A and their high standards of service.” Chambers and Partners 2016.

Alessandri provides a wide range of legal advice to local and foreign clients in corporate and M&A matters, including Samsonite (acquisition of local player with 60% of luggage market), Legg Mason (acquisition from Citibank of local registered asset management firm and subsequent sale to Banco de Chile), Louisiana-Pacific (acquisition of OSB mill in Brazil from Masisa), General Motors (acquisition of Ally Financial in Chile), Värde (acquisition of First City in Chile), Starbucks master franchisee Alsea (acquisition of all franchises in Chile), Caterpillar (sale of Bucyrus five hundred employee distribution business in Chile to Finning), Euler Hermes (Allianz credit insurance affiliate local merger with Mapfre Chile), Black River and TIAA-Creff (proposed acquisitions in local salmon industry), Metro (acquisition of 26% of Cuponatic by international newspaper publisher), Knauf – acquisition of gypsum mine, TIAA-Creff acquisitions in forestry and agricultural industry (fruit farms), Cartica (challenge of the largest bank merger in Latin America between Itaú and CorpBanca considering violations of the Chilean tender offer rules), Coller Capital – structuring US$ 400 million private equity fund raise in Chile, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR)– structuring of private equity feeder funds, Oaktree – also advising on structuring its investments and in general as Chilean counsel for this private equity fund manager, as well as for other private equity firms, etc.

Alessandri also advises domestic and foreign companies in their day to day transactions, as well as in structuring transactions and complying with local regulations.

In the M&A area, Alessandri´s services include the negotiation, drafting and execution of the necessary documents for the acquisition, merger, incorporation, spin-off of companies, in addition to the performance of the relevant due diligence process.

Among other matters, Alessandri has extensive experience in carrying out due diligence processes, structuring cross-border business transactions, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations.

Alessandri assists its clients to develop and implement business structures and to select the organizational solutions most appropriate for their needs, including the drafting of shareholder and internal business agreements.

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