Cristián Figueroa

Cristián Figueroa

Partner

Expertise

  • Private Equity
  • Capital Markets
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Mergers & Acquisitions Group
Member
Private Equity Group
Member
Tax Group
Member
Trade and Investment Group
Member

Carey
Chile

Profile

Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Capital Markets Group. His practice focuses on advising international and local clients in mergers and acquisitions, including tender offers, private asset and stock acquisitions, auction processes, project development, joint venture, private equity, securities and debt offerings, capital markets, corporate law, commercial law, derivative transactions, infrastructure concessions and general practice.

Bar Admissions

Chile (2007).

Education

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Degree in Tax Planning, Universidad Católica de Chile (2007).
  • MSc in Law and Finance, University of Oxford (Beca Chile Scholarship) (2011).
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets | Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring | Mergers and Acquisitions | Private Equity

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A and in Capital Markets, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in M&A, Leading Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Corporate Governance & Compliance and Investment, Best Lawyers.


Professional Activities and Experience

  • Foreign Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, London (2011–2012).
  • Professor of the LL.M., Universidad Católica de Chile (since 2015).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.

Blogs

Chilean Tax Reform
Carey 

A new project to reform and modernize the Chilean tax system, and boost investment in the country, was presented by the government of President Sebastián Piñera on August 23, 2018. Through this website, and as with the two previous tax reforms, Carey will offer an analysis of the main proposed...

Constituent Process in Chile
Carey 

On November 15, 2019, against the backdrop of social demonstrations that had been taking place during the previous weeks, a social and political milestone occurred: the majority of the political forces represented in the Chilean National Congress reached a broad consensus. They agreed that in April...

Learning to Lead (Aprendiendo a Liderar)
Carey 

The objective of the "Learning to Lead" program is to support young female lawyers to promote the development of their professional career and aquire/enhance leadership skills, both professionally and personally. The program is part of the Women in the Profession (WIP) project of the Cyrus R. Vance...

Legal Microsite COVID-19
Carey 

Aware of the great challenges that our clients, are and will continue to face, in Chile and in the world, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have prepared a microsite that aims to answer what we believe are currently the main legal questions. The answers contained in this microsite are, by nature,...

Pro Bono
Carey 

Pro bono work is essential in Carey's legal practice. We believe that our lawyers may make a possitive impact in society, collaborating in socially important cases where free legal support is required. This microsite summarizes our pro bono work and our commitment to public service.

Articles

Self-regulation and the Financial Self-Regulation Committee
Carey, March 2018

As the Commission for the Financial Market (the “Commission”) came into full force this January (read previous news alert here), the regulation of the Chilean financial market took a step forward in terms of institutionalism and modernization. In this context, one of the changes introduced by Law No. 21,000 (the “Law”), that created the Commission, is the self-regulation of entities in the financial market...