About us

South Andes Capital was organised in 1993, and offers first-class services in the area of corporate finance to local and international companies.

Since 2010 South Andes Capital is the exclusive member in Chile of IMAP, organization of merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory firms present in 30 countries.

Our commitment to our clients’ objectives, combined with the strong educational background and broad experience of our professionals, allows us to deliver premium quality services.

Team

Francisco Gutiérrez Ph. – Director
Francisco Gutiérrez

Founder of South Andes Capital. Civil Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, with an MBA from IESE at the University of Navarra.

Acting as Director of South Andes Capital, or together with Dresdner Kleinwort, a European merchant bank, Francisco has lead teams that have advised on important transactions since 1993.

Previously, Francisco was the Deputy Finance Director of Compañía Manufacturera de Papeles y Cartones (CMPC).

He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Sociedad Matriz SAAM S.A., FORUS S.A., SONDA S.A., Echeverría Izquierdo S.A. and Desarrollo Inmobiliario Cerro Apoquindo Ltda. Previously, Francisco was a member of the Board of Directors of SALFACORP S.A. for more than 10 years and of Sopraval S.A. for more than 15 years.

Pedro Iriberry M. – Director
Pedro Iriberry M.

Founder of South Andes Capital. Civil Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, with an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Pedro was Finance Manager at Celulosa del Pacífico, a subsidiary of Compañía Manufacturera de Papeles y Cartones (CMPC), the largest integrated forest products company in Chile.

Since 1993 he has participated actively in designing solutions involving financial and corporate structuring, advising mining companies, public utilities, and financial and telecommunications companies, among others. For several of these mandates Pedro acted together with Dresdner Kleinwort, a European merchant bank.

Sergio Milic B. – Director
Sergio Milic B.

Civil Industrial Engineer, major in Electricity, with an MBA; both degrees granted by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

He joined South Andes Capital in 1994, specializing in the area of corporate finance. In 1996-1997 he worked at the European merchant bank, Kleinwort Benson, in London on the Project and Export Finance, and Equity Capital Markets teams.

He has also participated in numerous advisory mandates and transactions, mainly in mining, banking, ports, electricity, and water sectors, in Chile and abroad.

Gabriel San Martín W. – Director
Gabriel San Martín W.

Civil Industrial Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile with a M.Sc. in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University.

He joined South Andes Capital in 1996 and has participated in advising local and foreign companies with interests in Chile. His experience includes companies in the utilities, ports, industrial, retail, mining and real estate sectors.

Before joining the firm, he worked as a consultant for DICTUC S.A. Since 1992 he has been a professor of the Project Evaluation course at the Pontificia Universidad Católica’s Engineering School, and he has been a professor of graduate students in the program Clase Ejecutiva since 2004.

Patricio Giglio W. – Vice President
Patricio Giglio W.

Civil Industrial Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

He joined South Andes Capital in 2001. Patricio was employed at Dresdner Kleinwort South Andes from 1997 until 2001.

At South Andes Capital and Dresdner Kleinwort, Patricio has concentrated mainly on the area of corporate finance. Working in this area, he has advised important Chilean and international companies with strategic interests in Chile, especially companies in the public utilities, electricity, ports, banking, and real estate sectors.

José Gabriel Coll S. – Vice President
José Gabriel Coll S.

Civil Industrial Engineer, with an MBA; both degrees granted by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

José Gabriel joined South Andes Capital in 2002.

As part of the team, José Gabriel has participated in various projects involving corporate finance, with experience in the electricity, water and wastewater, real estate, and agro-industrial sectors, among others.

Javier Marcos E. - Analyst

Bachelor of Business Administration, with a M.Sc. in Finance; both degrees granted by Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.

Javier joined South Andes Capital in 2016.

Cristóbal Rabat J. - Analyst

Civil Industrial Engineer, with a Diploma in Construction; both degrees granted by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Cristóbal joined South Andes Capital in 2016.

Gonzalo Contreras I. - Analyst

Bachelor of Business Administration from the Universidad de Chile.

He joined South Andes Capital in 2018. Previously, Gonzalo worked at Moneda Asset Management and Banchile AGF.