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Chilean wood pellet producer obtains CIFI loan

Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura (CIFI) has enlisted Trinity International LLP in Washington, DC and Morales & Besa in Santiago to structure a US$33 million loan to Chilean wood pellet producer Eco Indef.

17 May 2022

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

Morales & Besa hires constitutional law counsel

Morales & Besa has recruited a former deputy judge of Chile’s Constitutional Court as counsel and head of its public law department.

16 March 2022

FEMSA expands in Chile with convenience store buy

Guerrero Olivos has helped Mexican retail and beverages company FEMSA bolster its presence in Chile by acquiring local convenience store brand OK Market.

16 March 2022

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Macarena Laso

To celebrate International Women's Day this week, Latin Lawyer speaks to prominent female partners in Latin America about gender equality issues in the local legal market. In the second interview of our five-part series, we talk to Macarena Laso, managing partner at Chilean firm Morales & Besa.

08 March 2022

Chile issues world’s first sovereign sustainability-linked bonds

Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the Republic of Chile become the world’s first-ever nation to issue sustainability-linked bonds, raising US$2 billion.

08 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

02 March 2022

Lawyer returns to Morales & Besa as natural resources head

Chilean Elite firm Morales & Besa has welcomed back a former associate to lead its environmental, mining and natural resources department as partner, while also promoting a lawyer to its senior rank and head of energy law.

17 February 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

Chilean sustainable issuance calls on familiar firms

Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the Republic of Chile issue US$4 billion worth of sustainable notes, the proceeds of which the sovereign will use to invest in green or social projects.

07 February 2022

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