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Francisco Montes


CMS Carey & Allende
Av. Costanera Sur 2730, Piso 10
Parque Titanium, Las Condes
7550000 Santiago
Languages English, Spanish

Francisco has been part of the Corporate/M&A Team at CMS Carey & Allende since 2018. His experience includes advice on Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Venture Capital, TMC (Technology, Media & Communications), Compliance, Structuring and Development of Real Estate Projects.

Before CMS Carey & Allende, Francisco worked at the BBVA Group in the areas of Regional Procurement and Compliance for BBVA Group entities in South America.

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Relevant experience

  • Melt Pizzas: on corporate and commercial matters, including an investment strategy, as well as the negotiation of the necessary agreements to develop and open new stores throughout Chile. 
  • E-Digital: document management and digital signature company, on its first round of financing, as well as on the design of its vesting program, and on the negotiation of contracts with its clients. In addition, we have also advised on the opening of its businesses in Brazil.
  • Sonda S.A.: on corporate reorganisation, including a new corporate governance system, of its affiliates Autentia S.A. and Acepta.com S.A.  The corporate reorganisation is relevant to determine the ownership and use of the entire database allocated in Autentia S.A. and Acepta.com S.A., and the commercial opportunities that said database represents in Chile.   
  • Empresas AquaChile: on the sale of 49% of its subsidiary, Salmones Chaicas, to Benchmark Holdings plc to form a salmon breeding and genetics joint venture. 
  • Sonda S.A.: on the registration of bonds for UF3 million (USD 117 million), part of these bonds was placement in the local market in order to finance its investment plan. 
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  • 2018 - English for Law, University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • 2016 – Law Degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Law
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