Market: Chile

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

HSBC invests in landmark Chilean renewables deal

Renewables group InterEnergy has hired Milbank in New York and Claro & Cía in Santiago to issue US$48 million worth of notes, the first private placement by a portfolio of renewable assets under Chile’s distributed generation PMGD regime.

01 February 2022

Several firms guide European green hydrogen project in Chile

German firm Oppenhoff & Partners and the Santiago offices of Barros & Errázuriz Abogados and Mena y Guijón Abogados have helped Austria Energy Group and Austrian Ökowind enter into a joint venture with Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to develop a green hydrogen project in Chile.

26 January 2022

Juan Francisco Gutiérrez: 20 October 1956 - 14 January 2022

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría reported earlier this month that its former regional co-chair Juan Francisco Gutiérrez, who played an important role in the firm’s expansion in South America, had died.

21 January 2022

Cuatrecasas and PPU close Chilean desalination plant financing

Renewable energy component manufacturer Cleanairtech Sudamérica has turned to Cuatrecasas (Chile) to obtain a US$152 million credit line.

20 January 2022

AES increases stake in Andean subsidiary

AES Andes has hired Claro & Cía to sell a stake in the business to its US parent energy group AES Corporation for 437 billion Chilean pesos (US$530 million).

18 January 2022

Chilean renewables financing calls on multiple firms

Madrid-based Matrix Renewables has enlisted Milbank in New York and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago to raise US$315 million through a note issuance and a loan to develop renewable energy projects in Chile.

17 January 2022

Ried Fabres guides Chilean real estate acquisition

Chilean public investment fund BCI Asset Management has called on Ried | Fabres to acquire real estate company Inmobiliaria Las Lagunas for US$21 million and concurrently open a US$14 million credit line to finance the purchase.

12 January 2022

Data privacy is paramount amid fintech boom, says Rabobank’s new LatAm counsel

Fábio Aspis tells LACCA why LGPD compliance will be top of the agenda in his new role as regional data privacy counsel to Dutch finance group Rabobank, while he also unveils how Latin America’s ongoing fintech revolution is prompting in-house data privacy counsel to keep their finger firmly on the pulse.

11 January 2022

Avianca emerges from Chapter 11 restructuring

Five offices of US firm Milbank, Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá, four offices of Central American firm BLP and Jones Day (Mexico) have helped Latin American airline Avianca emerge from its Chapter 11 restructuring process and eliminate debt worth more than US$1 billion.

10 January 2022

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