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Claro & Cía

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Claro & Cía is an esteemed full-service firm with a longstanding practice in the energy sector and a particular focus on transactional matters in the hydrocarbons and renewable energy industries. Frequently instructed by clients to advise on the refinancing of energy projects and asset acquisitions. Additionally experienced in working with important players from the solar power, gas and electricity markets, as well as prominent international banking institutions. X-Elio is a new client win.

Strengths

A client highlights: "My opinion is that the firm provides a very good level of service in this sector," going on to mention "their breadth of knowledge and expertise."

Work highlights

Claro & Cía represented Empresa Eléctrica Angamos in the development of the Angamos Project, also advising the client on negotiating the termination of its existing PPAs with Minera Escondida Limitada.

Notable practitioners

Rodrigo Ochagavía "provides good-quality advice," according to a client. A market commentator praises his transactional work and says: "He has solid technical knowledge of the electricity market." He is involved in the financing of energy infrastructure, also handling PPA matters.

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Overview

Claro & Cia. has one of the Chile’s most experienced practices focused on energy and infrastructure transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, project finance and project development. The Firm has a premier practice representing clients in the development, construction, operation, acquisition, disposition, ownership and financing of energy-related and infrastructure projects. Our department is integrated of lawyers who have an important background in litigation and in corporate matters, such as project finance, capital markets and M&A, therefore we are able to provide a comprehensive full service to our clients, assessing them not only regarding the typical regulatory mining and environmental matters, but also playing an important role in the matters related to project financing, general corporate, capital markets and M&A processes. Above all, our energy and natural resources (including water) practice has been designed and it is oriented to enable clients to accomplish their goals, minimize failures and stay out of trouble.  Furthermore, if they find themselves in a litigation scenario, we are broadly known for our thoroughness, creativity and talent to pull out complex tailored strategies that will lead them to success.

Energy & Natural Resources

Claro & Cía

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Location

Apoquindo 3721, 14th Floor

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

755-0177

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Energy & Natural Resources


Rodrigo Ochagavía
Band 2