Diego Bunster

Associate / Chile
  • Practice areas / Corporate / M&A
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Member of the Corporate / M&A team. His professional practice is mainly focused in advising Chilean and foreign companies in domestic and international transactions, including stock and asset deals, as well as corporate restructuring, joint-ventures and other corporate matters. He is admitted to practice law in Chile and the State of New York, and has been recognized by Legal 500 as one of the next generation lawyers in M&A/Corporate in Chile.


Work experience

  • November 2014 - a la actualidad Principal Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • September 2013 - September 2014 Visitting Attorney

    Shearman & Sterling - New York

  • May 2009 - June 2012 International Associate

    Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega - Panama




Featured Cases

  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. Chile 2017-2018

    Advice to BBVA on the sale of approximately 68.17% of the stockholding in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Chile to The Bank of Nova Scotia for a purchase price US$ 2.200m. (approx.).

  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Chile 2016

    Advice to ADIA in the acquisition of approximately 20% of the participation in Abertis Autopistas Chile S.A. The transaction valued the company at € 3.7Bn.

  • Forest Investment Associates Chile 2016

    Advice to FIA in the acquisition of Grupo La Fortuna for US$119.835.000.

  • BTG Pactual Chile 2017

    Advice to BTG Pactual in the restructuring of the Chilean group by the acquisition of Banco BTG Pactual Chile of the stockholding in the brokerage and funds administration companies.





  • 2013 Master Fordham University/New York, USA LLM in Banking, Finance and Corporate law

  • 2012 Graduated Columbia University/New York, USA American Language Program, English for Professional Purpose: Law

  • 2007 Lawyer Universidad Diego Portales/Chile Bachelor of Laws



  • New York Bar Association, USA 2014

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