Market: Chile

PPU hires former Chilean ambassador to China

The former Chilean ambassador to China – Luis Schmidt – has joined Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) to lead the Elite firm’s Asia desk.

01 August 2022

BTG Pactual structures Chilean fund and invests in start-ups

Cuatrecasas (Chile) has helped the local branch of BTG Pactual structure its first venture debt fund, which has since invested in three Chilean start-up and fintech companies.

29 July 2022

Chile's Jara del Favero appoints two partners

Chilean firm Jara del Favero Abogados has strengthened its disputes and capital markets groups by promoting two directors to partner, increasing its partnership by more than a third.

27 July 2022

Carey appoints two directors

Chilean Elite firm Carey has bolstered its data protection, technology and intellectual property practices by promoting two practitioners to director.

22 July 2022

PPU in Chilean lithium project sale

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped mining group Minera Salar Blanco divest its stake in a local lithium project to Australia’s Lithium Power International (LPI).

20 July 2022

LatAm firms in US-Spain wealth manager buy

US private equity group Teleo Capital has enlisted Pérez-Llorca in Barcelona and Madrid, Carey in Chile and Peruvian firm Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados to acquire Spanish wealth manager TechRules.

15 July 2022

Claudio Undurraga Abbott: 21 July 1940 – 9 July 2022

Chilean firm Prieto has reported that Claudio Undurraga Abbott, one of its founding partners, passed away last week.

13 July 2022

US telecoms group buys Chilean towers for US$930 million

Two Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices, US firm Choate Hall & Stewart LLP, Chilean outfit Barros Silva Varela & Vigil and Greenberg Traurig SC in Mexico City have helped Phoenix Tower International buy 3,800 telecommunications towers in Chile from WOM for US$930 million.

13 July 2022

HIG Capital invests in Chilean cleaning products maker

US investment fund HIG Capital has enlisted Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima to acquire a majority stake in Chilean cleaning product manufacturer Virutex Ilko.

08 July 2022

Chile’s CorpGroup gets Chapter 11 plan approval

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Washington, DC and Carey in Santiago have helped Chilean financial holding company CorpGroup obtain approval for its Chapter 11 plan in New York.

30 June 2022

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