Market: Chile

Experian snaps up Chilean credit rating assets

Chilean banking and financial institutions association, ABIF, has enlisted local firm Prieto to sell a majority stake in a credit rating subsidiary to Experian, a multinational information services company.

19 July 2021

Familiar firms reunite for Chilean sovereign social bond

The Republic of Chile has hired Linklaters in New York and local law firm Morales & Besa to raise 1.5 trillion pesos (US$2 billion) in a sovereign social bond issuance.

16 July 2021

LACCA’s Technology Survey

Featured in Technology 2021

Our latest technology survey charts the growing dependence of Latin American corporate counsel on ‘lawtech’, or advances in legal technology. We present some of the key data points that illustrate how in-house counsel in the region use technology today.

15 July 2021

How technology elevates in-house counsel

Featured in Technology 2021

LACCA's technology survey shows Latin American corporate counsel are becoming more reliant on data analytics, AI and machine learning. What could advanced technological innovation mean for the space these lawyers occupy within their companies?

15 July 2021

Has the pandemic really changed how lawyers think about technology?

Featured in Technology 2021

The legal industry has been slower to embrace digital transformation than most, but in the last 18 months has undergone a profound change. Has the covid-19 pandemic helped dispel lawyers’ cultural aversion to technology once and for all?

15 July 2021

The pain point: how to overcome technology shortfalls

Featured in Technology 2021

Data suggests most in-house counsel in Latin America have complaints about the inter-operability, budget, risk or efficiency of the technology tools they use. Why do these problems arise and how can company lawyers overcome them?

15 July 2021

CMS Carey & Allende and Cuatrecasas in Andean renewables deal

Chilean law firm CMS Carey & Allende has helped local renewables developer Verano Capital sign an agreement with Yinson Renewables, which hired three Cuatrecasas offices, to develop several solar projects in Chile, Colombia and Peru.

15 July 2021

Five firms help Chilean wind farm operator to green bond offering

US law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP and Barros, Silva, Varela & Vigil in Santiago have helped renewables company Inversiones Latin America Power (LAP) issue green bonds worth US$404 million.

08 July 2021

Morales & Besa appoints capital markets partner

Morales & Besa has promoted one lawyer to partner, strengthening its capital markets department.

06 July 2021

Heineken subsidiary increases stake in Chilean brewer

Milbank in New York and Claro & Cía in Santiago have helped Chilean investment group Inversiones y Rentas (IRSA) – owned by Chilean conglomerate Quiñenco and the local subsidiary of Heineken – launch a tender offer to pay up to US$151 million to increase its stake in beverage business Compañía Cervecerías Unidas (CCU).

06 July 2021

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