Marco Salgado concentrates his practice in the Corporate Practice Group and advises companies in corporate matters and M&A deals in Chile and across the region. He is active analyzing, advising and implementing foreign investment, M&A deals, good corporate governance practices and day-to-day corporate matters in Chile. Furthermore, Marco has relevant experience representing Chilean and foreign companies before judicial and arbitral tribunals in Chile and abroad.

He is interested in transactional and cross boarder law, in particular, how to deal with the challenges that present the interaction between different legal systems.

He also enjoys being a law professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile lecturing in Chile, Guatemala and Panamá in M&A and Corporate Governance.

Employment History

  • Partner, 2016 to date
  • Associate, 2013 – 2015
  • Associate, Alcaino Abogados, 2006 – 2010 and 2011 – 2012
  • Consulting Attorney, Shutts & Bowen LLP, Miami, 2011
  • Visiting Research Scholar, The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI., EE.UU., 2010.
  • Logistic and General Audit Office of the Army of Chile, 2003 – 2006

Experience

  • American Tower Corporation: Advise client on the purchase of assets from Entel in Chile and Peru for US$ 772 million
  • Pharol: Advise to the first online pharmacy in Chile, in its strategic agreement with Fasa for the marketing of its products online
  • L’Oréal Chile: Advise on corporate and commercial matters in Chile
  • Infosys: Advise on corporate and commercial issues in Chile
  • Inversiones Romy: Advise on corporate and commercial issues in Chile.

Admissions

Chile (2003)

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers (Corporate and M&A – 2020)
  • The Legal 500 (Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution)
  • Latin Lawyer 250 (Litigation)
  • Latin Lawyer National (Litigation)
  • Chambers & Partners Global (Foreign Expert US en Corporate/M&A), 2013
  • Chambers & Partners Latin America (Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolutions), 2013-2014
  • Center of Corporate Governance Universidad Católica. Winner of the Competitive Funds (1st and 2nd stage) for Academic Research with “Minority Shareholder Protection by Independent Directors”, 2011
  • University of Michigan Law School. Michigan Grotius Research Fellowship Recipient, 2010

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

  • Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2003
  • LL.M, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2006
  • Grotius Research Fellow, The University of Michigan Law School, 2010

Academic Activity

  • Assistant Instructor de “International Business Transactions”, University of Miami School of Law, 2011
  • Faculty Leader and Academic Mentor de LawWithoutWalls, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, University of Miami, School of Law, 2013 a la fecha
  • Academic Secretary and Professor of Corporate Governance Diploma, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2008 to date
  • Professor of “Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Governance”, “Final Case Seminar”, “Mergers and Acquisitions” and “Graduation Seminar”, LL.M, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2013 to date
  • Professor of “Corporate Governance” of INIDEM Business Law School, Panama City, Panamá, 2015 to date
  • Professor of “Corporate Governance”, Diploma in Compliance and Good Corporate Practice, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2014 to date
  • Professor of “Corporate Governance” in the Diploma in Probity and Good Governance, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2014 to date

Membership

Chilean Bar Association

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.

La receta de Pharol

Revista Capital – 14 February 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised Pharol on the deal with Farmacias Ahumada.

Farmacias Ahumada (FASA) se asocia con Pharol para incorporarse a su plataforma de e-commerce

El Mercurio – 23 January 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised Pharol on the deal with Farmacias Ahumada.

Farmacias Ahumada se vuelca al e-commerce tras sellar acuerdo con plataforma Pharol

La Tercera – Pulso – 23 January 2019

DLA Piper Chile advised Pharol on the deal with Farmacias Ahumada.

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