Market: Chile

Honorato Delaveau steers open banking agreement in Chile

Honorato Delaveau has helped two fintech companies reach an open banking agreement with Banco Estado in Chile.

03 September 2021

Food tech company NotCo becomes Chile's latest unicorn

Chilean vegan food tech company NotCo has relied on three offices of US firm Gunderson Dettmer to raise US$235 million in a funding round, making it Chile’s latest unicorn.

03 September 2021

DLA Piper and Guerrero Olivos in Canada-Chile gold mine financing

Canadian mining company Rio2 has hired four offices of DLA Piper LLP and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago to get a US$135 million financing to develop a gold mine in Chile.

02 September 2021

Several firms in Chilean motorway financing

DLA Piper LLP in Madrid and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago have helped a motorway concessionaire owned by infrastructure developer Aleatica obtain a loan worth 5.3 million unidades de fomento (US$206 million) to complete a toll road project in Chile.

31 August 2021

Colombia’s Ecopetrol buys majority stake in ISA

Colombia’s largest oil company Ecopetrol has hired Baker McKenzie LLP in Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Santiago and Lima and Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo to acquire a majority stake in Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) from the Colombian government in a deal worth 14.2 trillion pesos (US$3.7 billion).

26 August 2021

Several firms steer drinks distribution agreement in Chile

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped Chilean Coca-Cola bottler Embonor enter an agreement, alongside local company Embotelladora Andina, to become the official distributor of beverages produced by Viña Santa Rita.

26 August 2021

UK online payment company Paysafe continues LatAm expansion

Paysafe has enlisted Greenberg Traurig LLP as lead international counsel to make its second acquisition in Latin America in a couple of weeks, buying US counterpart SafetyPay and its operations in the region for US$441 million.

25 August 2021

Chilean firms in Ricky Martin skincare partnership

International pop star Ricky Martin has enlisted Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell in Chicago and Chilean firm Chirgwin to sign a partnership deal with Kumiko Skincare.

23 August 2021

Chilean car importer completes Chapter 11 restructuring

International noteholders of Chilean car importer Automotores Gildemeister have completed a debt-for-equity takeover of the company through a pre-packaged Chapter 11 plan approved in New York.

20 August 2021

US investor gets financing for Chilean gas purchase

Three White & Case LLP offices and Garrigues (Chile) have helped US energy investor Arroyo obtain a US$335 million acquisition financing for the purchase of Chilean gas company Gasmar.

17 August 2021

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