Jorge Ugarte is a partner at Carey and co-head of the firm’s corporate, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets group. His practice focuses mainly on mergers, acquisition and transfer of companies, public takeovers, joint ventures, shareholder agreements and capital markets and bank transactions in general. He is the author of several publications on civil and corporate law, and of the book Share Transfer Agreements , published in 2016.

Mr Ugarte represents Chilean and international companies in connection with various cross-border transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions, tender offers, private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures and bank financings. He has also advised various boards of directors on corporate governance matters.

Jorge obtained his LLB from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and his LLM from Columbia University in 2009. He currently works as a professor of corporate law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.