Market: Chile

CGE restructures to meet new regulations in Chile

Cuatrecasas (Chile) has helped local utility group Compañía General de Electricidad (CGE) carve out its power transmission business as a standalone entity.

15 September 2022

Chile's rejection of new constitution is good news for business, say lawyers

Latin Lawyer spoke to partners and associates at Chilean law firms about what the ‘no’ vote means for the market and what comes next for the Latin American nation.

14 September 2022

Alvarez Abogados adds partners in Chile 

Chilean corporate and M&A boutique Alvarez Abogados has doubled its partner count by promoting two associates – the firm’s first partner appointments since its launch earlier this year.

14 September 2022

Chilean PE group lands IDB Invest financing

Trancura Legal in Santiago has helped Chilean private equity group VolcomCapital secure a US$50 million loan from IDB Invest.

12 September 2022

Chilean winemaker gets green loan

Garrigues (Chile) has helped Itaú Corpbanca grant a US$40 million green financing loan to local agribusiness Huertos de Ucúquer.

05 September 2022

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

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