Fernando leads Banking & Finance practice area. His practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, corporate law, and in the development & financing of projects within the areas of agribusiness, energy and defense, representing national and foreign companies, public entities, and foreign governments.
Throughout his experience with the securities market, Fernando has stood by publicly held companies in the issuance, registration, and placement of securities, and in the development & implementation of corporate governance practices, thus fostering security for potential investors, as well as transparency within the market. He has also participated in processes related to the takeover of publicly-offered securities issuers. He is also the co-author of the Chilean chapter on “Getting the Deal Through – Corporate Governance”, for the years 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Regarding projects, Fernando has advised national and foreign companies in the participation of public and private tendering processes for infrastructure works. He has also advised on various agribusiness and renewable energy projects, during all of their stages, including the consolidation of rights on future exploitation, financing, construction of works, and the negotiation of contracts giving way to project exploitation.
His experience also includes the representation of shareholders in the exercising of rights before other shareholders or corporations of which they are a part, in all applicable instances, and has also worked as director for companies that actively participate in various industries.
Endorsed by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, IFLR 1000, Latin Lawyer 250, Leaders League, and Acritas Star.
He previously worked for KPMG Abogados in Madrid, Spain.