Market: Chile

Several firms close fridge storage transaction in Chile

Emergent Cold Latin America has hired NLD Abogados to acquire Chilean cold storage business Friopacífico, marking the company’s entrance into the Andean country.

06 December 2021

LatAm firms in US$15 billion global data centre buy

US investors KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) have hired six offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Washington, DC and 14 offices of international firm Dentons to acquire 50 data centres around the world for some US$15 billion, including assets in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.

29 November 2021

Prieto promotes three lawyers to counsel

Highly Recommended Chilean firm Prieto has promoted three lawyers to counsel, strengthening its banking and finance, investment funds and administrative litigation practices.

26 November 2021

Several firms in cross-border solar deal

US solar power developer Array Technologies, owned by investment fund Blackstone, has hired four offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, three Cuatrecasas offices and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire Spanish solar panel manufacturer Soluciones Técnicas Integrales Norland (STI Norland) and its Brazilian, Chilean and Mexican operations for 570 million euros (US$498 million).

26 November 2021

Barros & Errázuriz and Carey steer food distributor acquisition

Brazilian asset manager IG4 Capital has hired Barros & Errázuriz Abogados to enter into a joint venture with Santiago-based real estate company Inversiones Gibraltar and acquire a stake in its subsidiary, food distributor Adelco, worth US$114 million.

26 November 2021

PPU and Machado Meyer help Sequoia invest in Chile and Brazil

Several firms have advised on Californian venture capital fund Sequoia Capital's investments in Chilean fintech Fintual and Brazilian logistics solutions provider Lincros, worth US$46 million in total.

25 November 2021

LATAM Airlines gets additional US$750 million DIP financing

LATAM Airlines has hired several international and Latin American law firms to obtain an additional US$750 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing, part of the aviation group’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

24 November 2021

Carey opens office in Miami

Chilean Elite firm Carey has opened an office in Miami to target venture capital and start-up investment.

22 November 2021

Santander Chile makes debt issuances worth US$1.4 billion

Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York has helped Banco Santander Chile make three debt capital markets issuances, raising US$1.4 billion in total.

22 November 2021

Chilean real estate start-up Houm gets funding round

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped Silicon Valley-based venture capital group Goodwater Capital inject US$35 million in local property technology start-up Houm.

19 November 2021

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