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Sebastián Melero

Associate / Chile
  • Practice areas / Corporate / M&A - Infrastructure and Projects
  • 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, gorporate governance and other corporate and securities matters. Over the last years he has stand out advising nonprofit organizations which purpose is to improve education and to overcome poverty.

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Work experience

  • Abril 2014 - a la actualidad Senior Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • Diciembre 2011 - Diciembre 2012 Paralegal

    Carey & Cía Abogados

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Awards

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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.).

  • Empresa Nacional de Energía Enex S.A. Chile 2014-2017

    Counsel to Enex on acquistion of the Terminal de Combustibles PMC and Oleoducto ERSA-PMC located in Puerto Ventanas, for a purchase price US $ 23.5M.

  • Cencosud S.A. Chile 2014-2015

    Counsel to Cencosud in the selling of 51% of its credit card business to Scotiabank, for US$280M.

  • Grupo Bupa Chile 2016

    Counsel to Grupo Bupa in the aquisition of 17.35% of Bupa Chile S.A. to Inmobiliaria Atlantis S.A. by the subsidiary Grupo Bupa Sanitas Chile Uno SpA, for the amount of US$ 100M. (approx).

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Publications

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Studies

  • 2014 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Católica / Chile Bachelor of Laws

  • 2016 Graduated Pontificia Universidad Católica / Chile Corporate Governance

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Memberships

  • Antitrust Commission of Chilean Bar Association
  • International Relations Commission of Chilean Bar Association
  • Chilean Bar Association
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Research Professor of Center of Corporate Governance

    Assistant - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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    Assistant of Economic Law I and II

    Teacher's aide - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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    Assistant of Commercial Law

    Teacher's aide - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Activity - Junio 2012

    Assistant of International Public Law

    Teacher's aide - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Panelist Entrepreneurship conference “Endeavor Experiences Frutillar 2018”, by Endeavor Foundation Chile Frutillar, Región de Los Lagos Chile August 2018