Baker McKenzie (Chile) in our news

Colombia’s Ecopetrol buys majority stake in ISA

Colombia’s largest oil company Ecopetrol has hired Baker McKenzie LLP in Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Santiago and Lima and Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo to acquire a majority stake in Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) from the Colombian government in a deal worth 14.2 trillion pesos (US$3.7 billion).

26 August 2021

Second insurer threatens Chile over pension reforms

A subsidiary of Switzerland’s Zurich Insurance has become the second investor to threaten Chile with a treaty claim over reforms to its private pension system.

21 June 2021

US insurer puts Chile on notice of arbitration

A US insurance group has threatened Chile with an investment treaty claim over private pension reform.

20 May 2021

Credicorp sets up fund to acquire Chilean shopping mall

Baker McKenzie (Chile) has helped the local fund-managing arm of Peru’s Credicorp set up a US$30 million public fund to acquire a shopping mall leased to US supermarket chain Walmart.

21 April 2021

Ecuador faces arbitration claim over mining project

Chile’s state-owned copper company has filed an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claim against Ecuador over the alleged failure of its national mining company to develop a multibillion copper project near Quito.

16 April 2021

Chilean copper miner gets Japanese investment and project finance

Chilean miner Mantos Copper has hired three Simmons & Simmons offices in the UK and Baker McKenzie (Chile) to obtain an US$847 million financing – including a substantial capital injection from Japan’s Mitsubishi Materials – to expand its Mantoverde mine.

22 February 2021

LatAm firms in Advent’s US$2.7 billion global buy of Nielsen business

Several Ropes & Gray LLP offices, Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City have helped private equity investor Advent International buy Nielsen’s retailer data business, Global Connect, for US$2.7 billion.

23 November 2020

Casino owners to bet on arbitration against Chile

Three casino operators have instructed counsel as they prepare to file an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Chile over a public tender process for casino concessions that they allege is illegal and favours competitors.

16 November 2020

Dentons, Barros & Errázuriz and Baker McKenzie in Chilean insurance buy

Dentons (Chile) has helped Crawford & Company, one of the world’s largest claims management insurers, acquire its Chilean partner company Crawford Cavallo, including several subsidiaries.

12 November 2020

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