Market: Chile

Former Carey lawyers launch privacy and tech boutique

Two lawyers from Chilean Latin Lawyer Elite firm Carey have left to launch privacy and technology boutique BitLaw.

31 March 2021

Barros & Errázuriz and Estudio Echecopar steer fund merger

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago and Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Lima have helped complete a merger of two Chilean and Peruvian investment funds.

29 March 2021

Remote connections: finding new clients in a pandemic

During the pandemic law firms have used shiny new marketing tools to keep in touch with clients they can no longer see face to face. But how well have they connected with new clients?

25 March 2021

MB Abogados nabs Barros & Errázuriz partner to open tax practice

Chilean firm MB Abogados has hired a tax co-head from Barros & Errázuriz Abogados, along with three other lawyers, to lead its newly launched practice in the field.

22 March 2021

Chilean investor eyes controlling stake in CAP after Mitsubishi sale

Claro & Cía has helped Chilean asset management company Invercap acquire a minority interest in local iron ore producer CAP from Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi for US$108 million.

19 March 2021

Santander Chile calls on Davis Polk for social bond offering

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York has helped the Chilean branch of Banco Santander issue social bonds for US$100 million, which it will use to support local women-run small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

18 March 2021

Garrigues steers Chilean car insurer’s first debt issuance

Garrigues (Chile) has helped local car financing company Global Soluciones Financieras set up its first-ever bond programme, worth US$120 million, and make its inaugural issuance.

18 March 2021

Seven LatAm firms in Spanish tech company Atento’s debt tap

Multiple law firms – seven from Latin America – have helped Spanish business technology company Atento issue US$500 million worth of notes.

12 March 2021

KKR and Telefónica launch US$1 billion fibre optics venture in Chile

US private equity investor KKR has hired three Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and CMS Carey & Allende in Santiago to pay some US$1 billion for a majority stake in Telefónica Chile’s fibre optic network, through which both companies will launch the country’s first open access wholesale fibre optics venture.

03 March 2021

Enel Américas gets US$500 million loan in Chile

Winston & Strawn LLP in New York and Chile’s Carey have helped Santiago-headquartered power company Enel Américas obtain a US$500 million loan from a syndicate of banks.

02 March 2021

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