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Chilean fishing company renegotiates debt

Cuatrecasas (Chile) has helped local fishing group Lota Protein amend US$213 million worth of loan agreements with Norway’s DNB Bank.

05 August 2022

Labour lawyer returns to Cariola Díez as partner

Chilean Elite firm Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos has strengthened its labour offering by hiring the head of human resources at Santiago-based private health group Clínica Alemana.

04 May 2022

Cargill catches minority stake in Chilean fishing group

US food producer Cargill has turned to Baker McKenzie (Chile) to acquire a 24.5% stake in the salmon farming subsidiary of Chilean food producer Multiexport for US$290 million.

23 March 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

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for disputes, regulatory and restructuring

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the disputes, regulatory and restructuring categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

04 March 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 brewer makes US$600 million notes issuance

Chilean brewing company Compañía Cervecerías Unidas (CCU) has relied on Milbank in New York and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago to make an inaugural US$600 million notes offering.

03 February 2022

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Here we celebrate “Leading Lights”, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

24 January 2022

Cariola Díez and Guerrero Olivos in mining loan

Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos has helped Chilean mining industry supplier, ATCO Sabinco, obtain a US$35 million loan.

08 November 2021

Australian miner enters Chile with Sierra Gorda buy

Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago and UK-Australian firm Herbert Smith Freehills have helped Australian miner South32 buy a stake in Chilean copper mine Sierra Gorda from Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo in a deal worth over US$2 billion.

19 October 2021

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