Banking & Finance - Chile
What the team is known for
Larrain y Asociados Abogados houses a respected banking and finance group that has longstanding experience across a range of financial matters, including syndicated loans to fund projects and acquisition financing in Chile. The legal team is well versed in advising on bridge loans and secured and unsecured credit facilities. The law firm's client roster includes names from the insurance and mining sectors, as well as development and investment banks.
Department head Patricio Montes is held in high esteem for his longstanding experience in the Chilean banking and finance field. He often advises major banks on the restructuring of loans to finance projects. He is praised by market commentators who enthuse: "Patricio Montes has a broad perspective on the different topics involved in every transaction, as well as great negotiation skills."
Up-and-coming partner Diego Garay focuses his practice on the structuring of syndicated loans and non-revolving credit facilities in Chile, and is highly respected by a market observer who says: "Diego Garay is very experienced and dedicated to the tasks that are necessary for a smooth financial close."