Jorge Timmermann

Jorge Timmermann

Jorge Timmermann focuses his practice advising both Chilean and foreign clients in mergers and acquisitions transactions, capital markets, venture capital, corporate government and projects development, among others.

Employment History

  • Associate, 2014 to date
  • Foreign Associate at DLA Piper LLP (US) – New York Office, 2017-2018
  • Capital Markets Advisor of the Ministry of Finance, 2011 – 2013
  • Associate, Carey y Cía., 2008 – 2011

Experience

  • Cornershop and Uber: Advise on the acquisition of a majority percentage of Cornershop by Uber. Uber – Cornershop
  • Accionistas de Cornershop (Chile – México):Advise on the potential sale of Cornershop to Walmart (US$225 million).
  • The Coca Cola Company – Andina – Embonor (USA – Chile): Advise on the purchase of 100% of Comercializadora Novaverde S.A.- “Guallarauco” (USD $80 million).
  • Grupo Castaño (Chile): Advise on the purchase of the Kingsbury and Pan Pierre business lines of BredenMaster S.A. (undisclosed amount).
  • Encourage Capital LLC: Advise on the acquisition of a stake in Geomar S.A., a Chilean seafood Company.
  • Giddings Fruit S.A.: Assisted the client, as borrower, in a financing agreement governed by New York law called “Note Purchase and Guarantee Agreement” (“NPA”), by means of which certain foreign investors, as lenders, acquired promissory notes (“Notes”) that Giddings Fruit S.A. issued with the purpose of finance several corporate matters of Giddings Fruit S.A. and its subsidiaries, located in Chile, Mexico, Peru, United States of America, England and China.

Admissions

Chile (2009)

Recognitions

  • The Legal 500 (Corporate and M&A)
  • Best Lawyers (Capital Markets Law – 2020)

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

  • Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2008
  • LL.M., Columbia University, New York, 2014

Academic Activity

Assistant of the course “Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Governance” of the LL.M – Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Civic and Charitable

Founder and Executive Director of Fundación Cientouno

Publications

Getting the Deal Through, Securities Finance, 2016 – 2017

News

Latin Lawyer – Oct 31, 2019

In Chile, DLA Piper advised Uber and Cornershop with a team including Matías Zegers, Jorge Timmermann, Carolina Bawlitza, Macarena Alliende and Pilar Ay.

El Mercurio – Oct 14, 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised Cornershop and Uber on the acquisition of a majority percentage of Cornershop by Uber.

Diario Financiero – Oct 14, 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised Cornershop and Uber on the acquisition of a majority percentage of Cornershop by Uber.

El Mercurio / Pulso – Oct 12, 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised Cornershop and Uber on the acquisition of a majority percentage of Cornershop by Uber.

Lex Latin – Jul 1, 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised Inversiones SB in the entire transaction of the sale of Productos Farmacéuticos Medipharm.

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