Mergers and Acquisitions

Our lawyers have advised organizations of all sizes—from small and medium-sized businesses to large companies and corporate groups—on local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions in numerous industries, using efficient legal structures that combine the different practice areas at Honorato | Delaveau.

We provide comprehensive advisory services based on the particular needs of each client and each transaction, including due diligence processes of all business areas within a company.

Our attorneys have participated in sales and purchase transactions involving companies and assets, complex merger and acquisition transactions involving publicly traded and private corporations, takeover bids, the formation of joint ventures and consortia as well as complex corporate restructuring processes.

  • José Luis Honorato


  • (+56 2) 2405 3200

  • Gonzalo Delaveau


  • (+56 2) 2405 3200

  • Sebastián Delpiano


  • (+56 2) 2405 3200


› José Luis Honorato advised the controllers of D&S, owner of the Líder supermarket chain, when acquired by Walmart. This transaction is considered the largest M&A transaction in Chile's history.

› José Luis Honorato advised CFR on its international reorganization and local IPO, which is one of the largest market launches ever in Chile.

› Gonzalo Delaveau and Sebastián Delpiano participated in the sale of Luval to the Luxinvest Group.

› José Luis Honorato advised the Japanese company Marubeni on its acquisition of Aguas Décima and Aguas Nuevas S.A., controllers of regional sanitation concessionaires Aguas de la Araucanía, Aguas del Altiplano and Aguas Magallanes.

› Gonzalo Delaveau led the group counselling the Martinez Group on the IPO of ENJOY, Latin America's largest chain of casinos.

› Honorato | Delaveau advised the owners of Big John on its sale to the Mexican company Femsa.

› Honorato | Delaveau advised the owners of Prisa on the sale of a percentage of the company to the Mexicans of Office Depot (Gigente Group).



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