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Guillermo Infante

Partner / Chile

Partner at PPU expert in tax and international trade. He has advised important clientes with a sophisticated practice, with a leading international knowledge. He is an expert in the financial industry, the energy and natural resources sector, and M&A, enhanced by his strong corporate focus. He stands out by his knowledge and deep understanding of his clients industries, because of his permanent concern on their business needs when providing his advice.

Guillermo Infante is active advising clients on the tax aspects of transactional matters such as M&A deals. A client describes him as "a great member of the team," adding: "I would highlight his knowledge of tax regulations both internationally and in Chile". Chambers and Partners, Latin America 2022.
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Work experience

  • 2000 - 2010 Associate

    Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner

  • 2005 - 2006 International Associate

    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

  • 2010 - 2014 Partner

    Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner

  • 2015 - present Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Chile- Spain 2017

    A Spanish bank group, in the tax aspects in the reorganization of its Chilean assets previous to its sale.

  • Chile 2015

    To a national bussines group, advice on the tax aspects related to the sale of the majority stake in the business.

  • Norway 2017

    To a Norwegian bank, in the tax aspects related to a future investments in financial instruments in Chile.

  • Japan 2016

    To a multinational Japanese group, in the tax aspects generated by the reorganization of its investments in Chile.

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Publications

  • November 2016 -

    PPU and Claro agree Chilean infrastructure investment for ADIA

    Guillermo Infante - Latin Lawyer Ver publicación
  • April 2017 Santiago - Chile

    Interventor de Masvida firma acuerdo con Nexus y propone crear una nueva isapre.

    Guillermo Infante - El Mercurio Ver publicación
  • December 2017 -

    Scotiabank lanza oferta para adquirir el BBVA en Chile por USD 2.200 millones

    Guillermo Infante - Lexlatin Ver publicación
  • 20 July, 2021 Chile

    Several firms see out optician deal in Chile

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  • 26 July, 2018 Chile

    Antofagasta Minerals continues to divest assets

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  • 23 January, 2018 Chile

    Chile’s AES Gener sells four power plants

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  • 5 January, 2018 Chile

    Claro & Cía and PPU in agroindustry merger

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Studies

  • 2005 Master Georgetown University LL.M. Taxation

  • 2002 Master Universidad de Chile Certificate in Tax Law

  • 2001 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

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Memberships

  • Bar Association of Chile, Chile
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA).
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2010 - 2012

    Academic Director of Graduate Studies in Tax Law

    Director - Universidad del Desarrollo
  • Academic Activities 2014 - 2014

    Tax Law

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities 2014 - 2014

    Master in Law

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Academic Activities 2008 - 2014

    Postgraduate in Tax Law

    Assistant -
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker "Taxation of the Mining and Oil Business in the Region" 3rd Colombian Congress on International Taxation Colombia 2011
  • Panelist "Exchange of Information and Collection Assistance: is transparency trumping taxpayer confidentiality?" Annual Conference IBA Estados Unidos 2013
  • Speaker "Roundtables on global trends: hot topics on taxation" Annual Conference IBA Japón 2014
  • Speaker "News and advances on international reorganizations and acquisitions and CFC rules" 3er Congreso Colombiano de Tributación Internacional Colombia 2014