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, Universidad de Chile, 2008
  • Master of Laws, 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

American Tower compra más de 3.200 antenas a Entel

Lex Latin – 07 Enero 2020

Marco Salgado, Teresa Fernández, Diego Peña, Paulina Farías, Ignacio Quezada were the team that advised American Tower in the purchase of 40% of Entel’s antennas in Chile and 64% in Peru, which meant a total of 3,242 towers.

American Tower compra portafolio de antenas a Entel por US$ 772 Millones

Diario Financiero – 20 Dic 2019

Marco Salgado, Teresa Fernández, Diego Peña, Paulina Farías, Ignacio Quezada were the team that advised American Tower in the purchase of 40% of Entel’s antennas in Chile and 64% in Peru, which meant a total of 3,242 towers.

Primera operación post 18-O: Entel vende antenas en Chile y Perú por US$772 millones

La Tercera – Pulso – 20 Dic 2019

Marco Salgado, Teresa Fernández, Diego Peña, Paulina Farías, Ignacio Quezada were the team that advised American Tower in the purchase of 40% of Entel’s antennas in Chile and 64% in Peru, which meant a total of 3,242 towers.

Entel vende en US$ 772 millones gran parte de sus torres de antenas en Chile y Perú a American Tower   

El Mercurio – 20 Dic 2019

Marco Salgado, Teresa Fernández, Diego Peña, Paulina Farías, Ignacio Quezada were the team that advised American Tower in the purchase of 40% of Entel’s antennas in Chile and 64% in Peru, which meant a total of 3,242 towers.

Primera operación post 18-O: Entel vende antenas en Chile y Perú por US$772 millones

La Tercera Online – 20 Dic 2019

Marco Salgado, Teresa Fernández, Diego Peña, Paulina Farías, Ignacio Quezada were the team that advised American Tower in the purchase of 40% of Entel’s antennas in Chile and 64% in Peru, which meant a total of 3,242 towers.

Grenergy refuerza estrategia de rotación de activos en Chile con la venta de 27 plantas solares

Lex Latin, 10 Sept 2019

Matías Zegers, Diego Peña and Eduardo Araya advised CarbonFree Technology on the acquisition of four solar plants owned by the Spanish company Greenergy Renovables.

Events

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

 

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