Market: Chile

Engie renewables financing brings Chile closer to carbon neutrality

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York have helped French power group Engie obtain a US$125 million loan for the construction of a wind farm in northern chile.

01 February 2021

Chile makes green and social bonds issuance worth US$4.25 billion

Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the Republic of Chile issue US$4.25 billion worth of green and social bonds by re-opening existing debt and offering new bonds in four euro and dollar-denominated tranches.

29 January 2021

Baraona Fischer departees forge new firm

A group of lawyers – including six partners – from Chile’s Baraona Fischer y Cía have left to form new firm Fischer y Cía, while their former firm rebrands as Baraona Marshall & Cía.

28 January 2021

Several LatAm firms in worldwide Fiat-Peugeot merger

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in London and New York and three Linklaters offices have helped Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Peugeot, respectively, in their US$38 billion global merger, which also called on several Latin American law firms.

25 January 2021

Airport operators threaten Chile with arbitration over pandemic disruption

25 January 2021

US private equity invests in Chilean medical equipment company

Claro & Cía has helped US private equity company Australis Partners buy a majority share in Chilean science and medical equipment company Galénica.

25 January 2021

Mercado Libre joins the list of LatAm sustainable bond issuers

Four Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and a group of Latin American law firms have helped Argentine e-commerce company Mercado Libre raise US$1.1 billion in an inaugural international debt tap, which included a tranche of sustainability-linked bonds worth US$400 million.

22 January 2021

Telefónica sells assets to American Tower in US$9.4 billion deal

US telecoms infrastructure company American Tower has hired three Allen & Overy LLP offices, Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires, Brazil’s Pinheiro Neto Advogados and DLA Piper LLP in Santiago and Lima to acquire the communication tower division of Telefónica’s subsidiary Telxius for US$9.4 billion.

19 January 2021

Four firms in Chilean cable car financing

Garrigues (Chile), Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos and Fontaine & Cia Abogados have helped a local cable car concessionaire obtain a US$98 million loan.

19 January 2021

Sandvik relies on LatAm firms for global mining deal

Multiple Norton Rose Fulbright offices and a slew of Latin American law firms have helped Swedish engineering company Sandvik acquire multinational mining solutions company DSI Underground from European investor Triton for 943 million euros (US$1.1 billion).

15 January 2021

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