Diego Noguera focuses his practice in corporate matters, especially in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and securities matters. Always within the corporate scope, he has advised multinational and local companies on corporate governance and compliance issues, as well as family businesses on their equity issues.

In his corporate practice, Diego has represented companies from the most diverse areas, among others, industrial, financial, agricultural, manufacturing, services, technological, retail and business holding companies. Finally, he has also held the position of director of companies.

Employment History

  • Partner, 2007 to date
  • Other majors Chilean firms, 1994-2000

Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • LQ Inversiones Financieras: Sale of Banco de Chile’s minority interest package
  • Inversiones Juan Yarur: Association of this partnership with Arval
  • Trusal: Merger of this partnership with Salmones Pacific Star
  • Loga: Purchase of assets and projects in execution of Empresa Cosntructora DLW
  • Katari: Purchase of Refugia Hotel
  • Hortifrut: Merger of this company with VitalBerry
  • Recomsa: Sale of minority package from Forum to BBVA
  • Invexans: Structuring and sale of Indalum’s assets and shares
  • Nexus-Alusa: Purchase of Empaques Flexa (Colombia)
  • Empresas Juan Yarur: Sale of stake in Empresas Parque del Sendero
  • Inversiones Santa María: Sale of control package from Neosecure to Rohatyn
  • Controlling Group: Sale of Centromed controller package to Vida Integra
  • Quiñenco: Sale of 50% of LQ Inversiones Financieras to Citibank within the context of the merger of Banco de Chile – Citibank
  • Quiñenco: Sale of 100% of Telefónica del Sur to GTD Manquehue
  • Controlling Group: 100% sale of Optica Place Vendome to Fondo
  • Quiñenco: Sale of Madeco’s pipes and cables business to French Nexans

Capital Markets

  • Quiñenco: Registration in the CMF Securities Registry of several lines of bonds
  • Quiñenco: Issuance and placement of different series of bonds charged to 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: Various capital increases. Registration, issuance and placement of new shares
  • Invexans: Incorporation of this company as a result of the division of Madeco (open stock corporation)
  • Grupo Mercados Energéticos Consultores: Registration of this closed corporation in the Special Registry of Reporting Entities
  • LQ Inversiones Financieras: Redemption and advance payment of bonds
  • LQ Inversiones Financieras: Registration in the Securities Registry of the CMF of various bonds
  • LQ Inversiones Financieras: Issuance and placement of different series of bonds charged to the registered lines
  • Hortifrut: Registration of this company as an issuer of public offering securities in the CMF. Registration, issue and placement of new shares
  • Gasco: Registration, issue and placement of bonds
  • AD Retail: Registration of this company in the Securities Registry, registration of bonds in the CMF
  • Gasco: Constitution of LPG product of the division of Gasco (open corporation)
  • CCU: Registration, issuance and placement of bonds
  • Forum: Registration, issuance and placement of bills of Exchange
  • Madeco: Various capital increases. Registration, issuance and placement of new shares
  • Quintec: Registration, issuance and placement of new shares (stock option)
  • San Pedro: Registration, issuance and placement of new shares (stock option)
  • Viñedos del Maule: Registration, issuance and placement of new shares
  • Viña San Pedro: Registration, issuance and placement of bonds

Admissions

Chile (1988)

Recognitions

  • Chambers – Global (Capital Markets)
  • Chambers – Latam (Capital Markets)
  • The Legal 500 (Corporate and M&A including compliance)
  • IFLR 1000 (Banking, M&A)
  • Best Lawyers (Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice)
  • Latin Lawyer 250 (Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, Corporate Governance)
  • Leaders League (Highly Recommended – Corporate and M&A)

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1986

Pro Bono

  • Member of the Economic Council (Santa Teresa de los Andes)
  • Director Corporación Arte+
  • Member of “Asociación de Amigos de la Universidad de los Andes”
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