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Barros & Errázuriz Abogados

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded banking and finance practice with a strong presence in the Chilean market. Recognised experience acting for lenders with expertise advising local and international banks and other financial institutions on corporate and project finance mandates. Also retained by major borrowers from the real estate, mining and telecommunications sectors to advise on complex financial transactions involving syndicated credit facilities. Santander Global Banking & Markets, Fortress Investment Group and Sociedad Concesionaria Rutas del Pacífico are new client wins.

Strengths

The firm garners widespread recognition from interviewees, with one stating: "They have a lot of experience and know about the subject. They have a good business sense and try to solve the problems, instead of adding obstacles."

Work highlights

Instructed by Sociedad Concesionaria Vespucio Oriente, Sacyr Concesiones Chile and Aleatica to advise on the long-term financing of the concession project for the urban toll road Concesión Américo Vespucio Oriente.

Notable practitioners

Key partner and co-head of department Francisco de la Barra is singled out by market sources for his "commercial and pro-deal mindset," as well as his understanding of what clients want. He regularly advises on syndicated loans and structured finance, with an expertise in cross-border financing mandates.

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Overview

Barros & Errázuriz has a recognized experience in financing operations, such as syndicated loans, with or without guarantees, bilateral loans, project financing, financing through placement of bonds with different national and international financial institutions, and debt restructuring.

Our firm has advised various actors in this matter, including the government, developers, sponsors, operators, dealers, engineering and construction companies, suppliers, investment funds, private investors, financiers and structuring agents, allowing us to have a broad vision of the interests involved in projects of this nature and the needs of the different parties in order to give support to the structuring of the businesses until their final execution.

Members

de la Barra, Francisco (Head of Department)

Balmaceda, Nicolás

Barros, Enrique

Banking & Finance Department

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados

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2939 Isidora Goyenechea, 10th Floor

Las Condes, Santiago, Chile

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

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Chile

Banking & Finance


Francisco de la Barra
Band 2