Partner

Gerardo Cruzat

Merges & Acquisitions and Project Development
Banking & Finance and Capital Markets
General Corporate Advisory


gcruzat@fischerycia.cl

Academic Background

  • LL.M., Duke University School of Law, Durham, 2007-2008.
  • Law degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, 2002.

Work Experience

  • Partner, Fischer y Cia. ( former BF&C ), Santiago, since 2021
  • Board Director at different companies, Corona Group, santiago, 2020.
  • Partner, Prieto Abogados, Santiago, 2016-2020.
  • Senior Associate, Prieto Abogados, Santiago, 2012-2015.
  • Senior Associate, Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner (PPU Legal), Santiago, 2009-2012.
  • International Associate, Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York, 2008-2009.
  • International Associate, Uría Menéndez, Madrid, 2006-2007.
  • Associate, Philippi, Yrarrázaval, Pulido & Brunner (PPU Legal), Santiago, 2004-2006.

2022

  • LEGAL 500
    Corporate and M&A
    Banking & Finance
    Next Generation Partner
  • LEADERS LEAGUE
    B&F: Valuable practice
    M&A: Valuable practice
    Restructuring & insolvency: Recommended
  • BEST LAWYERS
    Banking & Finance
    Corporate and Merges and Acquisitions

2021

  • CHAMBERS & PARTNERS
    Up and Coming, Banking & Finance (LA)
  • LEGAL 500
    Next Generation Lawyer, Banking & Finance
    Recommended Lawyer, Corporate and M&A
    Recommended Lawyer, Projects and TMT
  • BEST LAWYERS
    Banking & Finance
    Corporate and Merges and Acquisitions

2020

  • CHAMBERS & PARTNERS
    Up and Coming, Banking & Finance (LA and Global)
  • BEST LAWYERS
    Banking & Finance
    Corporate and Merges and Acquisitions
  • LEGAL 500
    Next Generation Lawyer, Banking & Finance
    Recommended Lawyer, Corporate and M&A
    Recommended Lawyer, Projects and TMT
  • LEADERS LEAGUE
    Banking & Finance

2019

  • CHAMBERS & PARTNERS
    Up and Coming, Banking & Finance (LA and Global)
  • LEGAL 500
    Next Generation Lawyer, Banking & Finance
    Recommended Lawyer, Corporate and M&A
    Recommended Lawyer, Projects and TMT

Latest Updates

Fischer y Cía. advises on the sale of Bebesit to Merama

Fischer y Cía. advises on the sale of Bebesit to Merama

Merama Holdings LLC., which has just become a new “unicorn” after closing an investment round that raised its valuation to US $ 1,200 million, closed on December 10th 2021 the acquisition of a majority stake of Sociedad Comercial e Industrial Stroller SpA , company that owns...

The Legal 500: Fischer y Cía among the best Chilean firms

The Legal 500: Fischer y Cía among the best Chilean firms

The 2022 edition of the prestigious legal guide The Legal 500 Latinamerica was published today, October 20th. Labelling 23 practice areas, our firm after its first year, was included in the first category in the Tax practice, being all the partners highlighted. Likewise, the...