News

China’s Silk Road Fund and JoyVio take over Australis Seafoods

15 July 2019

Chinese state-owned investor Silk Road Fund has hired Alessandri in Santiago, while compatriot food services company JoyVio Group has taken counsel from Chinese law firm Grandall and Chile’s Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos, in the companies’ joint purchase of Chile’s largest listed salmon farming company for just shy of US$1 billion.

Cencosud Shopping makes Chile’s biggest ever IPO

Cencosud Shopping makes Chile’s biggest ever IPO

12 July 2019

Milbank in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped Chilean retailer Cencosud Shopping make Chile’s largest ever IPO, worth US$1.03 billion.

Chile issues Latin America’s first green sovereign bonds

Chile issues Latin America’s first green sovereign bonds

11 July 2019

The Republic of Chile has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Buenos Aires and New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago to issue Latin America’s first ever green sovereign bonds, through two international transactions worth a total of US$2.4 billion.

Larraín and Morales & Besa behind hydroelectric loan

08 July 2019

Larraín y Asociados has helped power plant operator Hidroeléctrica San Andrés obtain a US$40 million loan.

Carey women’s team triumphs with Gold Cup win

03 July 2019

Carey’s football team has won a tournament organised by the Chilean Women Lawyers Football League.

Chilean wind project sweeps up financing

02 July 2019

Two separate teams from Morales & Besa have helped Santander and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation provide financing to the Cabo Leones III wind project in northern Chile worth a combined US$110.9 million.

Honorato Delaveau hires Morales & Besa partner

01 July 2019

Chile’s Honorato Delaveau is betting on international work by hiring a partner from Morales & Besa to head its corporate finance and international transactions practices.

Codelco and Anglo American overcome disputes for mining agreement

28 June 2019

Claro & Cía in Santiago has helped multinational mining group Anglo American agree a new governance framework with Chilean state-owned counterpart Codelco over the two businesses’ neighbouring mining sites.

UnitedHealth deal draws Chilean and Colombian firms

26 June 2019

US healthcare provider UnitedHealth has hired Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá and Carey in Santiago to buy full control of three Colombian healthcare entities. 

BTG’s real estate fund buys stake in shopping centre operator

25 June 2019

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped real estate investment fund BTG Pactual Renta buy a 25% stake in shopping centre operator VivoCorp for US$91 million.