Matías Zegers has been a partner at DLA Piper Chile since 2006. He previously worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell, in New York, USA (2002–2003); at Cariola Diez, Pérez-Cotapos y Cía, in Santiago, Chile (1997–2002, 2003–2006); and at Allard, Orrego y Cía Ltda, in Santiago, Chile (1995–1997). In addition, Mr Zegers holds many positions at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Law School.
Matías Zegers focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and is considered one of the most experienced lawyers at Venture Capital in Chile, having advised local and foreign clients, both funds and large-scale ventures.
He is a reference at the local level of good corporate governance practices, advising leading national companies in different matters related to this subject, such as manuals, directors’ responsibilities, boards and committees, their evaluation, among others.
He has also participated in various purchase and sale operations of both open and closed companies, both domestic and foreign. He has also participated in public offers of acquisition of shares of diverse companies, privatisation of electric and sanitary companies in Latin America, bond issues and commercial bills in the local market and in international markets, both registered and unregistered, representing fundamentally the issuers, and financing in the energy area.
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