Chilean car importer Automotores Gildemeister has struck a deal to restructure over US$500 million of its senior notes, with counsel from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and a host of law firms throughout South America. By Jordan Fermanis.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos has helped the Chilean branch of petrol giant Petrobras, Esmax Distribución, restructure a US$106 million loan, with lead lender Scotiabank buying out two other lenders’ shares of the credit facility.
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.
Shearman & Sterling LLP in Hong Kong, Grandall Law Office in Beijing and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago have helped Chilean salmon fishery Australis Mar and its Chinese owner Joyvio obtain a US$160 million loan from Bank of China.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos, Brigard Urrutia in Santiago and Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados in Lima have helped US private equity firm Carlyle acquire kids’ entertainment company Coney Park from the owner of Peru’s El Comercio newspaper.
Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.
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.
Carey’s football team has won a tournament organised by the Chilean Women Lawyers Football League.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos has helped Swiss insurer Chubb enter a 15-year distribution agreement with Banco de Chile.