Alberto Alcalde H.


Av. Presidente Riesco 5561, 8th Floor
Las Condes, Santiago

Tel: (56) 2 2337 7000


Alberto is a Partner at PUGA ORTIZ and his experience is linked to the corporate practice, economic law, with special development in the areas of securities and financial markets and the development of real estate projects.

He was accepted as a partner of the firm in 2001. Before that, he was a partner of Carey & Allende and was a lawyer for the subsidiaries of Banco Santiago (now Banco Santander Chile) in matters of investment funds and financial advisory services between 1997 and 2000.

As a lawyer, he is associated with the Chilean Bar Association. Active member of the International Bar Association (IBA) where he participates in the Capital Markets Committees, and associate member of the American Bar Association (ABA), being an active part of the international practice area. Vice President of the Financial Products Committee of the International Law Section of the ABA, of the Capital Markets Committee and part of the Steering Group of the Committee for Latin America. Representative for Chile of the International Section of the American Bar Association.

He is also an arbitrator of the Arbitration and Mediation Center (CAM) of the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago.

In the teaching field he has been a professor of the courses of Civil Law, Law of Free Competition and Economic Law, the latter at the Gabriela Mistral University until this year.

Our team of lawyers has a solid and proven experience in “M & A” operations, both nationally and internationally. Always led by a partner, we combine experience with the dynamism and flexibility of our team, necessary to develop the most complex operations. This allows us to be effective in the shortest time and contributes to the success of the operations in which we participate, surpassing the expectations of our clients.

We collaborate among others in the following processes:

  • Mergers and acquisitions of companies, including both public offerings of purchase and sale and purchases of assets.
  • Incorporation of companies and structuring of joint ventures.
  • Excision, liquidation and dissolution of companies, among others.
  • Due Diligence processes necessary for the realization of M & A and others.

Our performance in the different types of operations includes advice to industrial and financial clients, both from the buyer and seller side, designing business structures that contain the drafting and negotiation of contracts.

Since its inauguration, more than eighty-five years ago, PUGA ORTIZ has been characterized by providing a service of excellence and rigor, which is evident in its constant concern to integrate the best professionals in each area of expertise. An example of this is the recognition, nationally and internationally, that Chambers & Partners, Who’s Who Legal and Latin Lawyer, three of the most prestigious legal publications in the world, awarded PUGA ORTIZ, as one of the main Chilean firms.

In addition to serving important clients on a permanent basis, our firm provides advice to other large corporate studies, assuming issues whose complexity requires high levels of specialization. This is complemented by extensive support of knowledge and experience in litigation. At the forefront of the changes, PUGA ORTIZ, maintains a permanent and global advisory practice, so that its clients have an agile, specialized and efficient organization, in favor of the success of their businesses. Through the years, they have entrusted us with their legal matters with absolute tranquility, in the certainty of always having the service of outstanding professionals.