We are pleased to announce that Ignacio Pera Rivas has been promoted to partner of Dentons Larraín Rencoret to lead the firm’s Fintech and Venture Capital practice. Ignacio has over 8 years’ professional experience, mainly in corporate, M&A and finance matters in the mining, technology, financial and real estate industries.
“We are delighted to appoint Ignacio as partner. He joined as a junior associate with Larrain Rencoret & Urzúa in 2012 and has been an outstanding member of the team, prized for for his professionalism, and above all, for his commitment to our clients and to the development of the firm, in particular in the Fintech area. Now, as a partner of our firm, Ignacio will co-lead our Fintech practice together with partner Karlfranz Koehler, a practice he has been instrumental in developing since his return from the USA where he completed his LLM degree at the University of California”, said Dentons Larraín Rencoret Managing Partner, José Manuel Larraín.
Ignacio’s experience includes negotiating and drafting complex principal agreements and ancillary documents in a wide range of transactions, representing both the buy and sell side and providing general counsel on a broad range of commercial matters, including business formation and structuring, distribution agreements, purchase and supply agreements, and loan agreements
Additionally, he regularly advises local and foreign companies in venture capital transactions and provides legal assistance in the development of start-up projects particularly for Fintech, IT Architecture and Machine Learning, and AI companies, and analysis of national and local laws and rules applicable to new technologies and data protection.
Ignacio holds a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2010) and a Master of Laws degree from the University of California (2016).