Marcelo Armas

Partner

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Chile

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Infrastructure and Projects

Personal contact

Partner at PPU expert in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets. He has advised important clients in complex and sophisticated financing involving several jurisdictions, for which he is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in these matters. He is ranked in Band 1 in the prestigious publication Chambers and Partner, which states that “he has an impressive track record in the banking and finance world: He is the perfect lawyer for structured, international transactions involving banks, assets and security packages over many different countries”.

Education

1993
MASTER
Master in Law
University of Chicago, EEUU
1988
LAWYER
Law
Universidad de Chile

Work experience

2015 - CURRENTLY
PARTNER
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
1997 - 2014
PARTNER
Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner
1990 - 1997
ASSOCIATE
Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner
1993 - 1994
ASSOCIATE
Cravath, Swaine & Moore, Nueva York

Publications

Marcelo Armas
Security Interests under the Chilean Legal System
JANUARY 2017
Chile
  • Marcelo Armas y Marcela Silva - Doing Business in Chile Anniversary Edition The British Chilean Chamber of Commerce
Marcelo Armas
Chile Chapter- The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Project Finance
JANUARY 2016
Chile
  • Marcelo Armas y Marcela Silva - ICLG
Marcelo Armas
Security Interests under the Chilean Legal System
JANUARY 2013
Chile
  • Marcelo Armas y Marcela Silva -
Marcelo Armas
The International Comparative Legal Guide to Project Finance
JANUARY 2012
Chile
  • Marcelo Armas -
Marcelo Armas
Global Legal Group. "Set - Off Law and Practice - An International Handbook" (Chilean Chapter).
JANUARY 2009
Chile
  • Marcelo Armas - Oxford University Press
Marcelo Armas
Global Legal Group. "Set - Off Law and Practice - An International Handbook" (Chilean Chapter).
JANUARY 2008
Chile

Marcelo Armas - Oxford University Press

Marcelo Armas
PPU acts on green credit agreement between Colbun and Sumitomo Mitsui
7 NOVEMBER, 2022
Chile
Marcelo Armas
PPU advises on Innergex’s $710m green bond issue
11 AUGUST, 2022
Chile
Marcelo Armas
CMPC gets US$500 million sustainability-linked loan
24 MAY, 2022
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced
6 MAY, 2022
Chile
Marcelo Armas
PPU Chile has advised Scotiabank on a financing in favour of Emergent Cold for the acquisition of Frigorífico Pacífico
13 JANUARY, 2022
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Avianca emerges from Chapter 11 restructuring
11 JANUARY, 2022
Regional
Marcelo Armas
PPU counsels lenders on Colbun’s $600m issue
25 OCTOBER, 2021
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Deal of the Year: the shortlists for M&A, private equity and ESG
26 APRIL, 2021
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Winners of Latin Lawyer’s 2019 Deal of the Year Awards announced
13 OCTOBER, 2020
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Chile
27 MAY, 2020
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Cleary Gottlieb Advises on $3.24B in Financing for Chile
22 MAY, 2020
Chile
Marcelo Armas
PPU Chile’s Banking and Finance Team receives two new awards
6 FEBRUARY, 2020
Chile
Marcelo Armas
CMPC gets Japanese green financing
24 SEPTEMBER, 2019
Chile
Marcelo Armas
CMPC gets Japanese green financing
29 MAY, 2019
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Chile raises US$1.9 billion through peso-denominated issuance
29 MAY, 2019
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Scotiabank instructs PPU on $485m financing to Chilean telecom company
12 JULY, 2018
Chile
Marcelo Armas
PPU announced new co-chair in Chile
11 JANUARY, 2018
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Banco Santander Chile offers debt
4 JANUARY, 2018
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Two Chilean wind farms get project finance
24 AUGUST, 2017
Chile
Marcelo Armas
World’s largest copper miner offers US$2.75 billion in bonds
9 AUGUST, 2017
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Cleary, Morales & Besa and PPU in multi-currency Chile debt taps
7 JULY, 2017
Chile
Marcelo Armas
PPU and Del Rio Izquierdo steer China Chile aircraft lease
26 JUNE, 2017
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Torres Unidas refinancing calls on Greenberg, Barros & Errázuriz and PPU
5 JUNE, 2017
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Pacific Hydro secures a $500 Million innovative global funding platform
30 MAY, 2017
Chile
Marcelo Armas
PPU agrees Canadian export financing in Chile
16 MAY, 2017
Chile
Marcelo Armas
LATAM bond offer calls on five firms
8 MAY, 2017
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Barros Errázuriz and PPU sign US$400 million paper financing
24 MARCH, 2017
Chile
Marcelo Armas
Chile completes historic 1 trillion peso debt tap
26 JANUARY, 2016
Chile

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Leading practitioner Marcelo Armas offers longstanding experience in the banking and finance sphere. He is held in high esteem by market commentators, with one reporting: “He is our go-to lawyer for any consultation. He is responsive and has good overall knowledge about everything relating to financing. He is extremely experienced, efficient and effective.” Another respondent says: “He is a great lawyer who manages his matters very well”. Chambers and Partners, Latin America 2022. Banking & Finance