Market: Chile

PAG Law adds LatAm expertise with double hire

US firm PAG Law has expanded its Latin American offering by hiring Chilean and Mexican practitioners as partners in Miami.

02 September 2022

Phoenix Tower refinancing calls on LatAm counsel

Locke Lord LLP in Boston and New York and Latin American firms have helped US telecoms group Phoenix Tower International restructure several loans held by its Latin American and US subsidiaries and package them into one single US$2 billion facility, including an acquisition financing it recently obtained to buy Chilean tower assets.

31 August 2022

Garrigues and Bofill Mir steer Gasco energy acquisition in Chile

Garrigues (Chile) has helped local gas distributor Gasco buy the remaining shares in two energy subsidiaries it jointly held with Chile’s Energía Latina (Enlasa), giving the buyer full control of the power generation assets.

30 August 2022

CMS expands partnership in Chile and Peru

The Highly Recommended Santiago and Lima offices of international law firm CMS have strengthened their antitrust and disputes practices, respectively, through two partner appointments.

25 August 2022

Garrigues and Bofill Mir steer Chilean food company offering

Garrigues (Chile) has helped local food producer Empresas Iansa raise US$35 million in a bond issuance.

25 August 2022

Guerrero Olivos steers Chilean food group bond bid

Chilean food manufacturer Carozzi has called on Guerrero Olivos to raise US$55 million in its first bond offering since 2018.

23 August 2022

Advent invests in Cemex tech group

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto, five DLA Piper LLP offices and Mexican firms Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and González Calvillo, SC have helped US private equity fund Advent International acquire a majority stake in technology consultancy group Neoris from Cemex.

19 August 2022

Chile's CMPC expands in Brazil with financing

Cuatrecasas (Chile) and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Chilean paper company CMPC and its subsidiary Softys Brasil obtain financing worth US$88 million in two separate loan deals.

17 August 2022

Innergex refinances Chilean renewables for US$803 million

Four offices of DLA Piper LLP have helped Canadian renewables group Innergex issue US$710 million worth of green bonds and obtain a US$93 million loan to refinance its operations in Chile.

16 August 2022

UK car dealer Inchcape buys Chilean counterpart Derco

British automotive company Inchcape has enlisted Herbert Smith Freehills in London, Claro & Cía in Santiago, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Bolivian firm PPO Abogados and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to acquire Chilean counterpart Derco for £1.3 billion (US$1.5 billion).

11 August 2022

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