Market: Chile

GIP buys LatAm renewables group Atlas from Actis

Several firms have helped US investor Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) acquire Latin American renewable energy developer Atlas from UK private equity group Actis.

17 October 2022

Chilean competition tribunal gives first fine under new regime

Chile’s competition tribunal has confirmed a settlement between the country’s antitrust watchdog and a shipping company, marking the first time the authority has successfully challenged a completed deal that wasn't notified.

17 October 2022

Chile’s SAAM consolidates Peruvian presence with tugboat buy

Santiago-headquartered SAAM Towage has enlisted Estudio Olaechea to acquire the Peruvian tugboat operations of Chilean shipping agency Ian Taylor.

17 October 2022

US data group expands in Chile with US$150 million loan

Allen & Overy LLP in New York and Cuatrecasas (Chile) have helped US data centre company EdgeConneX obtain a US$150 million financing from French investment bank Natixis.

14 October 2022

Chilean fuel distributor buys logistics company

Chilean energy group Empresas Copec has enlisted Larrain y Asociados to acquire local logistics company Blue Express for 221 billion pesos (US$225 million).

12 October 2022

Chilean transport services group calls on Garrigues to refinance

Garrigues (Chile) has helped a group of banks in the refinancing of local transportation company Grupo Pullman‘s loans and leasing contracts, worth a total of US$96 million.

11 October 2022

Mainstream gets US$294 million loan to boost Chilean renewables

Norton Rose Fulbright in London and Carey in Santiago have helped European banks DNB and ABN AMRO lend €300 million (US$294 million) to Mainstream Renewable Power to fund the Irish company's operations in Chile.

05 October 2022

Nike completes sale of distribution rights in three LatAm countries

US sportswear brand Nike has finalised the divestment of its distribution rights in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, with several US and Latin American law firms advising.

04 October 2022

Honorato Delaveau boosts offering with double hire

Chilean Highly Recommended firm Honorato Delaveau has strengthened its natural resources and corporate practices by hiring a partner and a senior associate.

30 September 2022

Labour lawyers meet in Miami to discuss regional trends

The growing importance of ESG principals are influencing the evolution of labour law in Latin America, according to speakers at Latin Lawyer Live: Labour and Employment held yesterday in Miami.

29 September 2022

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