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Chilean company buys satellite TV business from Claro

HD Legal acted as counsel to Chilean satellite TV business Tu Ves in its acquisition of assets from the local arm of Claro, the subsidiary of Mexican telecoms group América Móvil.

25 January 2024

Patria desalination plants get US$883 million credit line in Chile

Carey has helped Latin American-focused asset manager Patria Investments obtain US$883 million in financing for two desalination projects it is developing in Chile’s Valparaiso and Metropolitan regions.

24 January 2024

Carey recruits public law head

Carey has hired an administrative law partner from local firm Chauhuán Letelier as head of its public law practice, amid increased demand for regulatory advice in Chile following a second attempt to redraft the country’s constitution.

08 January 2024

Uber Eats, Rappi and PedidosYa end antitrust probe in Chile

Uber Eats, Rappi and Delivery Hero subsidiary PedidosYa have agreed to remove most-favoured nation (MFN) clauses from their contracts with restaurants to end an antitrust investigation in Chile.

05 January 2024

Banco del Estado buys MetLife’s stake in Chilean insurance group

Claro & Cía has helped Chile’s Banco del Estado acquire the remaining stake in its insurance business from the local branch of US insurer MetLife for US$28 million.

04 January 2024

Where there’s risk, there’s opportunity for private equity in LatAm

Latin American markets may be among the most volatile when it comes to political and economic instability, but the region should take advantage of interest from large international investors and sovereign wealth funds that are willing to take short-term risks in exchange for long-term returns, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s M&A conference in São Paulo.

19 December 2023

Chilean companies win contract for LatAm’s largest e-bus fleet

Chile’s Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped local infrastructure group Kaufmann and sustainable mobility business Andres Motor win a contract to supply the world’s second-largest fleet of electric buses, in a deal valued at US$590 million.

15 December 2023

Caja Los Andes secures loan for social financing in Chile

Linklaters in New York and Carey in Santiago have helped Chilean non-profit social security compensation fund Caja Los Andes obtain a credit facility worth US$145 million.

12 December 2023

Carey stars in IP pharma sale for LatAm brands

Carey has advised Pennsylvania-based pharmaceutical company Viatris on the Chilean aspects of its divestment of intellectual property rights regarding several of its brands in Latin America, which it sold to South Africa’s Aspen Pharmacare for US$280 million.

05 December 2023

Mainstream completes Chilean restructuring with US$1.6 billion deal

Five White & Case LLP offices, Spanish firm Cuatrecasas and Carey in Santiago have helped Irish energy company Mainstream Renewable Power complete the judicial reorganisation for two of its Chilean subsidiaries by restructuring US$1.6 billion worth of debt.

30 November 2023

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