Nicolás Santana

Partner

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Chile

Corporate / M&A, Venture Capital + Tech

Personal contact

Partner at PPU member of the Corporate / M&A  and Venture Capital + Tech team. His practice focuses on counselling clients in matters of corporate M&A, asset purchase, joint ventures, and restructuring. As regards venture capital, he has advised start-ups in capital raising (seed, A and B, series), foreign venture capital funds in their investments in local start-ups, and multinational companies in the development of corporate venture capital projects. He has also advised local and foreign FinTechs focused on digital wealth management, payment means and alternative platforms for transactions.


Education

2016
MASTER'S DEGREE
LLM Corpoate Governance and Practice Program
Stanford University
2014
DIPLOMA
Legal Reasoning
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
2010
LAWYER
Law
Universidad de los Andes

Work experience

2023 - CURRENTLY
PARTNER
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2018 - 2022
SENIOR ASSCOCIATE
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2017 - 2018
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATE
Debevoise & Plimpton
2014 - 2016
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2011 - 2014
ASSOCIATE
Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Bruner

Publications

Nicolás Santana
Notes regarding civil liability of directors of stock corporations.
2012
Chile
  • Nicolás Santana with Juan Francisco Gutiérrez Irarrázaval - Revista de Actualidad Jurídica, vol. 25
Nicolás Santana
Initial Public Offerings 2016- Chile, Getting the Deal Through (2015), Law Business Reseach Ltd: 16-20 (con Juan Francisco Gutiérrez Irarrázaval).
2016
Chile
  • Nicolás Santana with Juan Francisco Gutiérrez Irarrázaval - Law Business Reseach Ltd
Nicolás Santana
Affectation of constitutional rights by municipal administrative acts of legal derivation, in Derecho Corporativo, Jurisprudencia Comentada año 2013
2013
Chile
  • Nicolás Santana with Álvaro Espinosa - Monograph Collection (LegalPublishing 2013)
Nicolás Santana
Is it unconstitutional a law establishing a compulsory arbitration in which an ex aequo et bono arbitrator may only decide between one of the positions taken by the parties?
2013
Chile
  • Nicolás Santana - Monograph Collection (LegalPublishing 2013)
Nicolás Santana
The Constitutional Precedent as a parameter of control in the admissibility exam of the inapplicability action before the Chilean Constitutional Court, Precedente, Cosa Juzgada y Equivalente Jurisdiccionales en la Litigación Pública.
2013
Chile

Nicolás Santana with José Ignacio Martínez Estay - Colección de Derecho Público (Abeledo Perrot 2013), Monograph Collection

Nicolás Santana
PPU represents Awto in corporate restructuring
15 NOVEMBER, 2022
Chile
Nicolás Santana
PPU represents Builder Commerce in second round of capital raising
7 NOVEMBER, 2022
Chile
Nicolás Santana
PPU represents Kaufmann in first investment in European fund
31 AUGUST, 2022
Chile
Nicolás Santana
New initiatives in the Chilean venture capital ecosystem
2 AUGUST, 2022
Chile
Nicolás Santana
PPU represents Kaufmann in Mobilion investment
23 MAY, 2022
Chile
Nicolás Santana
PPU advises Forpay on $5.3m financing round
6 MAY, 2022
Chile
Nicolás Santana
Chilean real estate start-up Houm gets funding round
19 NOVEMBER, 2021
Chile
Nicolás Santana
Fintech M&A: Latin American and Chilean Fintech ecosystems in the global eye
22 OCTOBER, 2021
Chile
Nicolás Santana
PPU and Aninat steer digital car trading JV in Chile
7 SEPTEMBER, 2021
Chile
Nicolás Santana
Several firms see out optician deal in Chile
20 JULY, 2021
Chile
Nicolás Santana
Impact of Covid-19 on Chilean M&A transactions
17 AUGUST, 2020
Chile
Nicolás Santana
PPU Chile’s Banking and Finance Team receives two new awards
6 FEBRUARY, 2020
Chile
Nicolás Santana
TermoCandelaria cross-border issuance attracts global investors
21 MARCH, 2019
Colombia
Nicolás Santana
PPU and Posse Herrera Ruiz aid Colombian glass joint venture
27 FEBRUARY, 2019
Colombia

Academic and Teaching Activities

2015 - 2016
Commercial Obligations and Contracts
PROFESSOR - Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
2015 - 2016
Commercial Obligations and Contracts
PROFESOR - Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
2012 - 2015
Constitutional Law III
PROFESSOR - Universidad de los Andes
2015 - 2014
Constitutional Law I
PROFESSOR - Universidad de los Andes
2015 - 2016
Commercial Obligations and Contracts
ASSISTANT - Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
2015 - 2015
Constitutional Law III
PROFESSOR - Universidad de los Andes
2012 - 2015
Constitutional Law III
PROFESSOR - Universidad de los Andes
2014
Constitutional Law I
PROFESSOR - Universidad de los Andes
2013
Human Rights II
PROFESSOR - Universidad de los Andes
2013 - 2013
Human Rights II
PROFESSOR - Universidad de los Andes
2010 - 2011
Administrative Law
ASSISTANT - Universidad de los Andes
2010
Constitutional Law I
ASSISTANT - Universidad de los Andes
2010 - 2011
Administrative law
ASSISTANT - Universidad de los Andes
2007 - 2007
Constitutional Law II
ASSISTANT - Universidad de los Andes
2010 - 2010
Constitutional Law I
ASSISTANT - Universidad de los Andes
2007 - 2007
Constitutional Law II
ASSISTANT - Universidad de los Andes

Partner member of the Corporate / M&A / Venture Capital + Tech team.