Market: Chile

Chile’s oEnergy gets financing for solar plants

Chilean renewables group oEnergy has hired Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago to obtain financing from Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura (CIFI) to develop solar projects.

05 April 2022

Several firms help Chile’s GNL Quintero get new owners

Two White & Case LLP offices, Linklaters in New York and Brussels and Chilean firms Guerrero Olivos and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados have advised on EIG and Fluxys’ joint acquisition of GNL Quintero – the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Chile.

01 April 2022

Chilean firms prepare for Boric era

As left-wing President Gabriel Boric takes office in Santiago, Chilean law firms are keeping a close eye on his packed reform agenda which is expected to boost the need for labour, tax, mining and ESG-related legal advice.

31 March 2022

Barros & Errázuriz expands partnership with four promotions

Chile’s Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has promoted four lawyers to partner, adding firepower to its natural resources, project finance, M&A and tax departments.

28 March 2022

Equinix acquires four Entel data centres in Chile and Peru

Chile’s largest telecoms company Entel has turned to Claro & Cía in Santiago to sell four data centres in Chile and Peru for US$705 million to US internet services and data centre group Equinix.

25 March 2022

Cargill catches minority stake in Chilean fishing group

US food producer Cargill has turned to Baker McKenzie (Chile) to acquire a 24.5% stake in the salmon farming subsidiary of Chilean food producer Multiexport for US$290 million.

23 March 2022

Aninat absorbs environmental boutique

Chile’s Aninat Abogados has launched an environmental law practice by absorbing local boutique Rodrigo Correa Poklepovic Abogados, adding two senior counsel.

18 March 2022

Deal of the Year 2021: the full shortlist

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremoney at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 5 May.

17 March 2022

Morales & Besa hires constitutional law counsel

Morales & Besa has recruited a former deputy judge of Chile’s Constitutional Court as counsel and head of its public law department.

16 March 2022

Several LatAm firms in Enel-Grupo Energía Bogotá merger

Enel Américas, the Latin American subsidiary of Italian energy conglomerate Enel, has hired Garrigues (Colombia) to merge with Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) and its subsidiaries across the region in a deal worth some US$9 billion.

16 March 2022

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