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Juan Turner

Managing Partner

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Juan Turner

Juan Turner

Managing Partner

People

Juan Turner

Juan Turner

Managing Partner

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Juan is a partner and managing partner of our associated office in Chile, based in Santiago. He has extensive experience in the areas of merger & acquisitions, corporate finance, capital markets and foreign direct investment.  He has represented numerous local and international clients assisting them in sale and/or acquisition of companies and assets, and has advised foreign investors in the process of establishing their business in Chile. Furthermore, he has participated in financing and capital market transactions, such as debt and equity offerings in both local and international markets, credit facilities, project financing, among others.

Mr. Turner’s practice extends to a wide range of industries, including insurance, energy, infrastructure, retail, among others.

Has deep knowledge, not just of corporate and commercial matters, but also of the Chilean market overall - Legal 500 2019.

 

Up and Coming partner – Corporate/M&A. Chambers Latin America 2021

 

Up-and-coming partner Juan Turner is "a good M&A lawyer," according to a client. Another interviewee goes on to remark: "He provides creative solutions that can help clear impasses in operations and demonstrates very good practical knowledge of the area." Chambers Latin America 2021.

 

Experience
  • Insurance M&A: Advised the sellers in the sale of 100% of a local life insurance company to global insurer in a deal that was worth approximately US$85 million.
  • Insurance M&A: Advised local automotive related company in setting a joint venture with major European insurance broker for the creation of a new insurance broker company in Chile focused on the auto insurance business.
  • Retail M&A: Advised global retailer in the sale of their distribution business in Latin America, in a deal that included an equity divestment of the Chilean entity and the execution of ancillary agreements for the operation of the distribution business in Chile.
  • Retail M&A: Advised a Latin American PE Fund in the sale of a company holder of the operations of several fast food franchises in Chile.
  • Natural Resources Financing: Advised local mining company in a secured financing facility for US$45 million together with a copper cathode offtake agreement from a major global mining company.
  • Disputes Financial Services: Regular advice to a Chilean financial services company in the resolution of their conflicts with the State of Chile and the internal corporate reorganizations required for the settlement of these disputes.
  • Insurance Disputes: Advised local insurance company in their E&O dispute against global reinsurance broker.
  • Insurance Disputes: Advised local insurance company in a dispute with a global reinsurance company resulting from the disappearance of the underwriting agent of the reinsurance policy.

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Expertise

Juan is a Partner in our associated office in Santiago de Chile, with extensive experience in corporate matters, including merger and acquisitions transactions, corporate finance and capital markets in a wide range of industries, including insurance, energy, construction and retail.

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