Market: Chile

Former government tax policy head re-joins Carey

A former Carey associate has returned to the Chilean Latin Lawyer Elite firm as partner, following a three-year term as head of tax policy at the Ministry of Finance.

16 April 2021

ViacomCBS buys major Chilean TV network from WarnerMedia

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) have helped US media group ViacomCBS acquire Chilean broadcaster Chilevisión and its Spanish-language streaming platform from US counterpart WarnerMedia.

16 April 2021

Ecuador faces arbitration claim over mining project

Chile’s state-owned copper company has filed an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claim against Ecuador over the alleged failure of its national mining company to develop a multibillion copper project near Quito.

16 April 2021

Chile makes first sovereign sustainable bond offering

The Republic of Chile has hired Linklaters in New York, Lee and Li in Taipei and Morales & Besa in Santiago to issue the country’s first sovereign sustainable bonds, raising US$1.5 billion.

15 April 2021

After one year of covid-19, what have we learnt?

A year after everything changed, Jaime Fernández Madero of Fernández Madero Consulting says now is the time to set aside old beliefs to fully embrace the new world.

13 April 2021

CMPC issues Chile’s first sustainability-linked bonds

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped paper company Inversiones CMPC become the first Chilean company to issue sustainability-linked bonds, raising US$500 million.

08 April 2021

Carey lawyer re-joins former colleagues at CEP&D

Chile’s Coeymans, Edwards, Poblete & Dittborn (CEP&D) has added to its senior rank by hiring a corporate lawyer from Carey, the former firm of CEP&D’s founding partners.

08 April 2021

Rappi ties up with Itaú in Chile for latest fintech venture

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped Colombian delivery start-up Rappi partner with the Chilean arm of Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco for a digital finance venture, following fintech tie-ups between Rappi and local banks in Colombia and Mexico.

07 April 2021

Credicorp strikes Chilean real estate investment deal

Carey has helped the Chilean fund managing arm of Peru’s Credicorp set up a public real estate fund that will finance the development of eight housing projects.

06 April 2021

Barros & Errázuriz and Carey in US$1.3 billion power transmission deal

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped Chilean power company Colbún divest its transmission infrastructure subsidiary to electricity and solar power company Alfa Desarollo for US$1.3 billion.

01 April 2021

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