Diego Peña

Diego Peña

Diego Peña concentrates his practice in the corporate and regulatory area of the firm, advising local and foreign clients on various matters, including mergers and acquisitions, project finance and corporate counseling in the areas of infrastructure, energy, public works concessions, engineering and construction. Diego has significant experience advising engineering and construction companies, equipment suppliers, banks and financial institutions, developers, operators and private investors, in the different stages and aspects of infrastructure projects developed in Chile and the rest of Latin America.

Antecedentes Laborales

  •   Associate, 2015 to date (DLA Piper Australia, Perth, 2019)
  •   Associate, Barros & Errázuriz Abogados, 2012 – 2015
  •   Associate, Alcaíno, Rodríguez & Sahli Abogados, 2009 – 2011

Experiencia

  • CarbonFree Chile SpA: Advise on the acquisition and development of a portfolio of photovoltaic projects in the distributed generation segment (US$150 million).
  • American Tower Corporation: Advise to the client on the purchase of assets from Entel in Chile and Peru (US$ 772 million)
  • The Coca Cola Company (USA – Chile) – Andina – Embonor: Advise on the purchase of 100% of Comercializadora Novaverde S.A.- “Guallarauco” (US$ 80 million).
  • Solar Century: Advise on development of a portfolio of photovoltaic projects, including Doña Carmen Project (Photovoltaic Solar Plant) with Energía Cerro El Morado SA (US$ 40 million).
  • Ecoser S.A.: Advise to the client’s shareholders on the sale of 100% of the company’s shares (US$23 million).

Admissions

  • Chile (2009)

Recognitions

  • The Legal 500 (Energy and Natural Resources: Electricity – Oil and Gas, Projects and Infraestructure, Corporate & M&A – “NextGenerationLawyer”)
  • Best Lawyers (Energy Law, 2020)
  • Outstanding Practice Award, Corporación de Asistencia Judicial

Languages

  • Spanish and English

Education

  • Law, School of Law, Universidad de Chile, 2008
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), School of Law, Northwestern University, Chicago, 2012
  • Certificate in Business Administration, IE Business School, Madrid, 2012

Publications

  • Getting the Deal Through, Renewable Energy, 2017, 2018 and 2019

News

Events

  • Webinar on Energy Regulation and Renewables in Chile, Australia, 2019

 

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