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AES Andes and Codelco ink renewables PPA in Chile

Claro & Cía has helped Santiago-headquartered energy group AES Andes sign a power purchase agreement (PPA) with state-owned mining giant Codelco for the supply of renewable energy to two local mines.

27 January 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2022, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

16 January 2023

Canadian pension fund eyes public takeover of Chile’s Hortifrut

Linklaters in New York, Carey in Santiago and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped Canadian pension fund manager PSP Investments launch a tender offer to buy the entire public shareholding of Chilean fruit company Hortifrut for US$660 million.

11 January 2023

Several firms steer cross-border data centre buy

Several firms have helped data centre operator Aligned acquire Latin American-focused counterpart ODATA from Brazil’s Patria Investimentos and US IT company CyrusOne.

03 January 2023

Enel sells Chilean transmission business for US$1.4 billion

Arteaga Gorziglia in Santiago has helped Chile’s Sociedad Transmisora Metropolitana (STM) acquire the local electricity transmission subsidiary of Italian energy giant Enel for US$1.4 billion.

22 December 2022

LatAm firms help UPS seal Bomi acquisition

Seven Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP offices, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Brazil’s Mattos Filho and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped US delivery company UPS finalise its acquisition of Italian healthcare logistics group Bomi.

22 December 2022

US court dismisses last challenge to LATAM Chapter 11 plan

Dismissing the last remaining dispute over LATAM Airlines’ Chapter 11 plan, the US’s Second Circuit Court of Appeals has addressed for the first time whether a debtor has to pay post-petition interest (PPI) to unsecured creditors to be able to treat them as unimpaired.

20 December 2022

Chilean firms lead fintech investment round

Carey has helped Chilean fintech Kredito raise capital through an investment round led by Santiago-headquartered conglomerate Grupo Penta.

15 December 2022

Carey veteran launches boutique firm

Carey’s competition practice founder Claudio Lizana has left the firm after more than three decades to open his own outfit in Santiago, taking with him several associates.

12 December 2022

Diversity Survey: Finding the balance

Latin American law firms are taking steps to promote greater gender equity, but progress at partner level continues to be frustratingly slow and firms must dig deeper to tackle unconscious bias in the talent pipeline in order to rebalance the scales.

08 December 2022

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