Prieto Abogados

Banking & Finance

Band 4ChileLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-known firm with a longstanding transactional finance practice. Experienced team offers broad expertise assisting clients with collateral agreements, VAT credit facilities, and debt and liability refinancing. Trusted borrowers' counsel for companies in the renewable energy, mining and insurance industries. Banco Internacional is a new client win for the firm.


Clients value the team's service, attesting: "They understand the needs of financial institutions to close these types of agreements," and adding that "they handle the legal documentation associated with operations very well."

Work highlights

Advised Codelco on the negotiations for the amendment and restatement of a USD300 million loan agreement entered with Export Development Canada.

Notable practitioners

Patricio Prieto is the key client contact.

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Prieto’s Banking and Finance practice includes a long standing tradition and experience advising creditors, investors and borrowers, both domestic and foreigners, in all type of transactions, bilateral and syndicated loan agreements, project finance transactions related to energy, services and infrastructure as well as financings for the acquisition of companies and assets, among others.

Prieto’s team is regularly involved in the negotiation of different loan agreements locally and internationally including debt restructuring processes, structure financings and derivative transactions.

Contact:  Patricio Prieto L and Mario Gorziglia.


Gerardo, Cruzat (Head of Department)

Gorziglia, Mario

Patricio, Prieto L

Banking & Finance Department

Prieto Abogados

Department location

Av. El Golf 40

Piso 13

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile




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