Morales & Besa has helped US private equity fund Accel-KKR’s Chilean subsidiary acquire full ownership of Chilean technology services provider I-Mid for US$120 million.
Chile’s Supreme Court has overturned a lower court decision that had blocked a consumer collective action against paper product maker SCA, which has been fined for its role in the tissue products cartel.
Larrain y Asociados Abogados in Santiago has helped Chilean cement company Hurtado Vicuña Group acquire local counterpart Cemento Polpaico from Swiss group LafargeHolcim in a US$125 million public takeover.
Carey has helped Chilean salmon farmer Nova Austral issue bonds worth US$300 million on the Norwegian stock market.
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Chilean firms Alessandri and Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados have helped Domino’s Pizza successfully oppose a trademark infringement claim.
Canadian firms Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP and Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos and Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados in Chile, and Campbells in the Cayman Islands have helped Canadian miners Goldcorp and Barrick Gold enter a partnership to develop mining projects in the Atacama region of Chile.
White & Case LLP in New York and Chile’s Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía Ltda have helped Santiago’s metro operator offer US$500 million in bonds.
While 2016 marked the rise of populism in the US and Europe, in Latin America business-friendly administrations took the reins of several of the region’s countries. With this in mind, law firms stocked up departments in preparation for an expected uptick in transactional work. Latin Lawyer takes a look at the most significant of these developments.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía Ltda has helped Chilean department store chain Ripley issue US$140 million worth of notes.