Partner Profile

Jorge Ugarte

Carey

Chile

LL 250

Biography

Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s corporate, mergers and acquisitions/capital markets groups. His practice focuses mainly on the acquisition and transfer of companies through the transfer of shares, equity rights or assets, public takeovers, joint ventures, mergers, corporate reorganisations and private equity transactions, as well as in capital market matters. He is a recurrent counsel in the negotiation of share, equity and asset purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, corporate governance and board’s liability. He also acts as counsel to family companies and holdings, structuring estate successions and providing integral advice to the controlling group and the operative companies. Jorge is author of the book Share Transfer Agreements published in 2016.

Practice areas

Mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, family companies and holdings.

Education

Law, Catholic University of Chile (Distinction Scholarship Award granted to the best student of the class, 1999).

LLM, Columbia University, New York (2009).

Family Business Management Programme, ESE Business School (2017).

Family Governance LATAM Program, Wharton Business School, Miami (2017).

Admissions: Chile (2006).

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