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Carey

Salvador Valdés

Salvador Valdés

Partner

Expertise

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

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Carey
Chile

Profile

Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Corporate / Mergers and Acquisitions; Capital Markets and Banking and Finance Groups. His practice includes advising international and local clients in public and private M&A transactions, including tender offers, auction processes, joint ventures, private equity investments, and corporate restructuring. He advises international and local banks such as JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Bank, BNP Paribas, LarrainVial and BanChile Citi on the structuring of transaction and financial products, including advice on derivative matters. He also represents, on a regular basis, infrastructure funds on the acquisition, restructuring and financing of infrastructure projects in Chile.

Bar Admissions

Chile (1993).

Education

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • LL.M,  University of Chicago (1996).
Areas of Practice

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

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Lawyer of the Year Award in Capital Markets, Best Lawyers (2019).
  • Lawyer of the Year Award in Corporate and M&A, Best Lawyers (2018).
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A and in Capital Markets, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A and in Capital Markets, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A, The Legal 500.
  • Recongnized in Corporate and M&A, IFLR1000.
  • Recognized in Corporate and M&A and Capital Markets, LACCA.
  • Recognized in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Corporate Governance & Compliance, Investment, Private Equity and Structured Finance, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in M&A, Who’s Who Legal.


Professional Activities and Experience

  • Member of the legal group, ICARE.
  • Member of the Board of Paz Corp and Adexus.
  • Member of the Board of the Chile-Canada Chamber of Commerce.
  • Professor of Commercial Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (2005-2013).
  • Foreign Associate, Shearman & Sterling, New York (1996-1997).

Articles

  • Author of specialized publications on corporate governance, merger and acquisitions, international finance among others.

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.

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