Morales & Besa

Banking & Finance Department

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Our banking team has expertise in all banking and finance domestic and international transactions such as project finance, restructuring, syndicated loans, leveraged buyouts, structured finance, derivatives, regulatory matters, and distressed debt.  

Additionally, the group is involved in non-transactional operations assisting companies on licensing, regulatory and compliance matters.

The group has comprehensive experience advising project developers, sponsors, lenders, both local as international, multilateral institutions, off takers, guarantors and EPC contractors, on all legal matters related to project structuring and development, financing, government regulation, construction and other contractual issues sector wide. We have experience and high specialization in both domestic and cross-border transactions.

Our team is recognized for its systematic work with other practice areas of the firm, always with a strong involvement between partners and associates; our commitment to deadlines and the capacity to successfully overcome challenges related to the complexity of transactions. We provide a high standard practice in regulated industries (energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, etc.) and have a deep knowledge of the regulatory and legal Chilean banking market.

With respect to our key clients, we advise major local and international lenders, borrowers, guarantors and collateral agents. 


Barahona, Myriam (Head of Department)

Carvajal, José Miguel (Head of Department)

Menchaca, Ignacio

Morales, Guillermo

Silva, Carlos


Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Chile

Banco de Chile

Banco de Crédito e Inversiones (BCI)

Banco Paris

Banco Santander-Chile

Bank Julius Baer

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of China

BNP Paribas

Casa Ideas

Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

DnB Bank ASA

Itaú - Corpbanca

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation



Charities / Not for Profit

Construction & Materials


Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers