Market: Chile

Bladex lends US$128 million to car financing business in Chile

Jara Del Favero Abogados has helped Chilean car financing business Forum Servicios Financieros obtain a loan worth nearly US$128 million from Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex).

16 March 2022

Cuatrecasas adds partners in Bogotá and Santiago

Cuatrecasas has nabbed the disputes head of Holland & Knight (Colombia) to boost its Bogotá office, while also hiring a tax-specialist from KPMG as partner and to lead its efforts in that field in Chile.

11 March 2022

Itaú Unibanco buys Colombian assets from Chile's CorpGroup

Itaú Unibanco has turned to Baraona Marshall & Cía in Santiago and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to acquire a stake in one of its subsidiaries from Chilean financial holding company CorpGroup for US$414 million.

09 March 2022

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Macarena Laso

To celebrate International Women's Day this week, Latin Lawyer speaks to prominent female partners in Latin America about gender equality issues in the local legal market. In the second interview of our five-part series, we talk to Macarena Laso, managing partner at Chilean firm Morales & Besa.

08 March 2022

Chile issues world’s first sovereign sustainability-linked bonds

Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the Republic of Chile become the world’s first-ever nation to issue sustainability-linked bonds, raising US$2 billion.

08 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

Cross-border chemical buy calls on LatAm firms

Dutch chemical manufacturer IMCD has hired Central American law firm Arias as lead counsel to acquire Panama-headquartered industrial material producer Quelaris.

03 March 2022

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

02 March 2022

Kraft Heinz creates plant-based JV with Chilean unicorn NotCo

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York has helped Chilean plant-based unicorn NotCo enter into a joint venture with US food giant Kraft Heinz that will focus on sustainable products.

28 February 2022

Cross-border agribusiness investment calls on LatAm firms

US agribusiness Continental Grain has hired Carey in Santiago, Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to complete a cross-border investment in Chilean counterpart Agroberries, snapping up a stake in several of that company’s Latin American farming assets.

24 February 2022

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