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Sofía Haupt, LL.M. / MLB.

Senior Associate

CMS Carey & Allende
Avda. Costanera Sur 2730, Piso 9
Parque Titanium, Las Condes
7550000 Santiago
Languages Spanish, English, German

Sofía has been part of the Corporate/M&A Group at CMS Carey & Allende since 2018. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, private equity and contracts. Sofía's experience includes advising both local and foreign clients in national and cross-border legal matters as well as in multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Prior to joining CMS Chile,  Sofía worked at Allen & Overy LLP (2018), and DLA Piper UK LLP (2017-2018), both in Germany.

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Relevant experience

  • Merieux Chile, on the acquisition of Tracelab SpA, a laboratory that offers specialized analytical services to the salmon industry in Chile, expanding its presence in the Chilean market for salmon farming and feed producers. Our advice included a due diligence, the definition and negotiation of the main terms of the transaction and negotiation of the closing documents.
  • Laboratorios  Sanfer (Invekra Group), a Mexican pharmaceutical company, on the acquisition of a controlling interest in Laboratorio Pasteur S.A., a seasoned pharmaceutical company in the Chilean market.
  • Blackstone Group, a U.S. multinational private equity firm, on the acquisition of an indirect shareholding in the U.S. investment fund FRS Capital. As a result, Blackstone obtained an indirect shareholding in Carrix Inc., leading container terminal operator in the Americas as well as in Asia, New Zealand and South Africa.  
  • Participation on the team that advise SICK  on the incorporation in Chile of a joint venture with the local company E. i. Schädler y Cía. Ltda. for the purposes of setting up a technical assistance center for South America.
  • Participation on the team that advise Alsea, a Mexican company on the acquisition of a majority stake in Starbucks Coffee Chile and Starbucks Coffee Argentina. 
  • Participation on the team that advise General Motors on the team that advised on the acquisition of the operations of Ally Financial, Inc. in Latin America, Europe, and China. 
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Memberships & Roles

  • Chilean Bar Association.
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  • 2016 – Master of Law and Business (LL.M. / MLB), Bucerius Law School (Germany)
  • 2010 – Law Degree, Universidad de los Andes School of Law
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CMS Carey & Al­lende seals phar­ma­ceut­ic­al buy
Chile’s CMS Carey & Al­lende has helped the hold­ing com­pany of Mex­ic­an phar­ma­ceut­ic­al group Labor­ator­i­os San­fer buy a con­trolling stake in Chilean coun­ter­part Labor­ator­i­os Pas­teur.The ex­act size of the...