23 June 2017
Nelson Contador & Cía and Larrain y Asociados Abogados have helped retail chain La Polar become the largest publicly traded company in Chile to be freed from bankruptcy protection, nearly six years after revelations of accounting fraud devastated the company’s finances.
23 June 2017
Chilean utilities company Compañía General de Electricidad (CGE) has hired regular counsel Guerrero Olivos to merge two of its subsidiaries, in the latest step of a corporate reorganisation designed to simplify the company’s structure following its purchase by Spain’s Gas Natural Fenosa almost three years ago.
22 June 2017
Lulu Rumsey talks to Nicole Nehme, co-founder of Chilean firm FerradaNehme and winner of Latin Lawyer’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award, about building a successful firm from scratch and why it is important for law firms to institutionalise
20 June 2017
At least 10 firms have landed a role in asset sales and debt restructurings made by Peruvian commercial conglomerate Graña y Montero, after the Peruvian government cancelled a lucrative pipeline contract following its developers’ failure to obtain sufficient funding.
19 June 2017
Chilean firm Arteaga Gorziglia & Cía Abogados has helped Latin American private equity fund Southern Cross Group purchase two waste management companies.
16 June 2017
The New York, Washington, DC, Barcelona and Madrid offices of Clifford Chance LLP and Chile’s Claro & Cía have helped private equity company Actis launch a Latin American solar generation platform following its purchase of solar assets from US renewables company SunEdison.
15 June 2017
Urenda, Rencoret, Orrego y Dörr Abogados has helped hotel developer Punta Piqueros agree US$37 million in project finance for the construction of a luxury hotel in Concón, a coastal city in Valparaíso province, Chile.
14 June 2017
Specialised courts with a better understanding of competition law have helped to bring competition to industries historically dominated by a few companies, head delegates at the American Bar Association’s antitrust in the Americas conference, which was held last week in Mexico City.
13 June 2017
Australian firm Allens and Chile's Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados have helped renewables company Pacific Hydro obtain financing of US$500 million from a syndicate of international banks.
12 June 2017
Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped Chilean social security fund Caja 18 restructure debts amounting to US$129 million.