Market: Chile

Garrigues helps Falabella make Chile’s largest offering of 2022

Retailer Falabella has turned to Garrigues (Chile) to make an offering worth 5 million unidades de fomento (US$195 million), the country’s largest corporate debt issuance so far this year.

26 April 2022

FEMSA sells Chilean convenience stores to fuel distributor

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped Chilean fuel distributor Enex acquire 16 convenience stores from Mexican retail group FEMSA.

21 April 2022

Cuatrecasas appoints three partners across LatAm offices

Cuatrecasas has promoted three senior associates in Chile, Colombia and Peru to partner, adding firepower to its disputes, finance and M&A practices in the region.

19 April 2022

Chile’s HIF Global obtains decarbonisation-focused investment

The New York and Chicago offices of Latham & Watkins LLP have helped Chilean energy group HIF Global raise US$260 million in an equity investment to fund the global expansion of its decarbonisation business.

19 April 2022

Brookfield acquires majority stake in Chilean solar power group

The renewable energy branch of Canadian asset management fund Brookfield has turned to Carey to acquire a majority stake in Chilean solar project company Solarity.

14 April 2022

Carey hires criminal law head

Chilean Elite firm Carey has hired a lawyer from local firm Balmaceda, Cox & Piña as senior counsel and head of its criminal law team.

11 April 2022

Chilean real estate sale calls on Guerrero Olivos and Garrigues

Australian asset manager Macquarie has enlisted Guerrero Olivos to purchase three office buildings in the Chilean capital from global investment bank Credit Suisse for 111 billion pesos (US$143 million).

11 April 2022

Guerrero Olivos appoints two partners

Chilean law firm Guerrero Olivos has expanded its partnership through two promotions, adding strength to its corporate, finance and natural resources departments.

07 April 2022

Ex-environmental minister joins Chile’s Jara Del Favero

Chilean firm Jara Del Favero Abogados has hired former environmental minister Javier Naranjo as head of its natural resources department, a month after President Gabriel Boric took office in Santiago.

07 April 2022

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in 2021?

Latin Lawyer has published its first Deal Tracker Report – providing a unique overview of transactional activity in Latin America over the last year. Read on to find out which firms advised on the most transactions in some of the region’s largest jurisdictions.

06 April 2022

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