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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