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Nelson Contador & Compañía Abogados

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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What the team is known for

Pre-eminent bankruptcy and restructuring boutique boasting longstanding expertise in this field. Renowned for its experience advising debtors on restructuring processes, insolvency and negotiations with creditors. Also adept at advising on related regulatory matters. Client roster encompasses public and private entities from sectors including mining, construction and healthcare. New client wins include Minera Pampa Camarones, Tanner Servicios Financieros and Laboratorio Arensburg.

Strengths

"We are very happy with the firm's commitment, knowledge and dedication," a client reports, further highlighting its "comprehensive, personalised and effective service." Another commentator attests that they have "a very good team."

Work highlights

Acted as counsel to Astaldi on its reorganisation process, which is USD134 millon in debt.

Advised Soc. Agrícola y Comercial Urcelay Hermanos on its USD39 million reorganisation process.

Notable practitioners

Market onlookers laud star individual Nelson Contador for his standout bankruptcy and restructuring expertise. "He is extremely able and knowledgeable," one interviewee appreciates, adding that "he makes strong propositions, and is able to convince people and reach consensus." He is particularly strong advising debtors on the full range of bankruptcy and restructuring mandates.

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Overview

The Firm was founded in 1981, aimed at providing a personalized, direct yet specialized legal service, -as a boutique law firm-, to companies and people who have to face financial crisis, either at their corporation or as individuals, and therefore overcome these difficulties within a secure, confidential and promptness framework which allows them to turn their crisis into development opportunities. 

Nelson Contador & Compañía Abogados has a well gained nationwide prestige which places them on top of law firms that specialize in bankruptcy, settlements and financial restructuring in Chile. This positioning derives from its performance in the most important financial crisis of several companies in the country.

The firm represents clients in all aspects of Insolvency and crisis. Has been recognized & specialized on national and international related matters like Financial Restructuring Processes, Legal Reorganization Agreements and among others like Liquidation Proceedings or Programmed Pre- Bankruptcy Management.

In the matter of Reorganization Agreements, the Firm has represented debtor companies as La Polar (reorganized liabilities of US1,000 million), Caja de Compensación (US660 million), Enjoy (US450 million, in process), Subus Chile (US180 million), Astaldi (US130 million) and Isapre Mas Vida (US120 million), among others, also represented creditors in Reorganization processes like CORFO, General Motors, CMPC, and Mercedes-Benz.


Members

Caldery, Ivan

Contador, Juan Pablo

Contador, María Ignacia

Contador, María José

Contador, Nelson

Gatica, Daniel

Murua, Matías

Clients

ACEROS CHILE

ASTALDI SUCURSAL CHILE

BOLSA DE PRODUCTO DE SANTIAGO

CAJA DE COMPENSACIÓN LA ARAUCANA

CANADIENNE

CENTRAL HIDROELECTRICA CHANLEUFU S.A.

COMERCIAL CHACAO

CONSORCIO CONSTRUCTOR LÍNEA 3 LTDA.

CONSTRUCTORA POLONESA LIMITADA

CORFO

DMED S.A.

EMPRESAS LA POLAR S.A.

ENJOY S.A.

FAUNA PRODUCCIONES

FERNANDEZ WOOD CONSTRUCTORA S.A.

GRANELES DEL SUR

IMPLEMENTA COMUNICACIÓN Y PRODUCCIONES S.A.

ISAPRE MASVIDA S.A.

LABORATORIO ARENSBURG

MAX SERVICE SEGURIDAD INDUSTRIAL S.A.

MINERA TRES VALLES

MODELLA GROUP

PESCANOVA

SIAL RENT A CAR

SU BUS CHILE S.A.

TANNER SERVICIOS FINANCIEROS S.A.

TRIAL

URCELAY HERMANOS LTDA.

VELARDE HERMANOS S.A.

Industries

AGRICULTURAL

AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS

BANKING

CONSTRUCTION

COSMETIC LABORATORY

DENTAL SERVICES

FOOTWEAR

GAMBLING / HOTELS

HEALTH SOURCE

INDUSTRIAL SECURITY

INVESTMENTS

IT

MINNING

RETAIL

SAVINGS FACILITIES

STOCKBROKER

TRANSPORT

WINE PRODUCTION

Bankruptcy/Restructuring Department

Nelson Contador & Compañía Abogados

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Department location

Alonso de Córdova 5870, Piso 15

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

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