Spanish firm Ecija has continued its expansion in Latin America by absorbing Chilean firm Estudio Jurídico Otero.
Carey has helped UK media company IMD Group obtain a US$70 million loan for the acquisition of a Chilean telecoms provider.
Carey has helped Minera Valle Central, the Chilean subsidiary of Canadian miner Amerigo Resources, refinance part of a loan it previously obtained to build a new waste-processing facility.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Carey of Chile have helped the world’s largest copper producer Codelco issue bonds worth US$2 billion, as it prepares to upgrade several mining projects despite falling copper prices.
Carey in Santiago and Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima have helped Chilean bank BCI open a Peruvian branch.
Delta Airlines has hired Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to buy a 20% stake in Latin America’s largest airline company – LATAM – in a deal worth US$1.9 billion.
Winston & Strawn LLP in New York and Carey in Santiago have helped Chilean electricity company Enel Américas make the largest all-cash capital increase in Chilean history, in what is also the largest capital increase in Latin America within the past five years.
Baraona Fischer & Cia in Santiago has helped French private equity company Ardian and CMB, Chile’s largest fund manager, acquire a 33% stake in two under-construction urban road projects in Chile.
Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima; Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá; and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago have helped US private equity firm Carlyle obtain a loan to finance its acquisition of kids entertainment business Coney Park from Peruvian editorial group El Comercio.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos and Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados have helped dairy companies Quillayes and Surlat enter a joint venture in Chile.