Expanding our global presence in Latin America with two new offices in Chile and Colombia

14. November 2017

We are proud to introduce our new member firms Axia (Bogotá, Colombia) and LarrainVial (Santiago, Chile). With the admission of these two M&A advisory firms, we are expanding our global footprint in Latin America.


“We are delighted to become part of Oaklins, the leading global mid-market advisor. We are sure that together we will greatly improve access to global markets for our clients, and at the same time, we will bring Colombia closer to Oaklins’ international clients.”

About Axia

Axia is a leading M&A advisor for local and cross-border transactions. Our activity on the sell-side focuses on family-owned companies, portfolio investments of private equity firms and divestitures of international companies. On the buy-side, we are an active advisor to local and international strategic players and to private equity firms. We also advise on mergers, demergers and joint ventures.

Our senior bankers have over 60 years’ collective investment banking experience in Europe and Latin America. Our team has led M&A and financing transactions with an aggregate value of over US$180 billion. http://www.axiaib.com 


“We are excited to be the first Chilean investment bank to join Oaklins and be able to work with the members of this outstanding organization. Being part of Oaklins gives us access to unparalleled networking around the world, increasing our advisory capabilities and helping us to offer our clients a superior service.”

About LarrainVial

Founded in 1934, LarrainVial is Chile’s largest independent investment bank. LarrainVial’s focus areas are investment banking (M&A and capital markets); wealth management, with US$8 billion in AUM; and asset management, with US$6 billion in AUM. The M&A area has five partners and provides M&A and financial advisory services. We have established longstanding relationships with a large number of corporations both in Chile and abroad. In 2016, the investment banking division closed 24 transactions worth a total of US$2 billion. www.larrainvial.com 

About Oaklins

Oaklins is the world’s most experienced mid-market M&A advisor, with 700 professionals globally and dedicated industry teams in 40 countries worldwide. We have closed over 1,500 transactions in the past five years. www.oaklins.com

For further information, please contact:

Christopher Scales, Executive Director
Tel.: +34 678 549 330
Email: c.scales@oaklins.com

Melanie Berthelot-Verhaeghe, Head of Marketing
Tel.: +34 646 740 259
Email: m.berthelot@oaklins.com