Morales & Besa

Javier Balbontín

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Mr. Balbontín is a senior associate of the projects team at Morales & Besa, with extensive experience in local and cross border financing and project financing, with emphasis in energy and infrastructure. His practice has focused primarily in representing and advising financial institutions, investors and developers in a variety of projects, with emphasis in the infrastructure and energy fields, including toll roads, airports, hospitals, wind, solar, and hydro power projects, in project financing, acquisition financing, restructurings, VAT financings and mezzanine loans. Mr. Balbontin has been lately involved in a number of financings for construction and acquisition of PMGD project portfolios. He also has experience advising in construction and other project agreements. Mr. Balbontin is fluent in English.


Mr. Balbontín joined Morales & Besa in 2009. He worked as international associate in the Washington D.C. office of Mayer Brown LLP (2016-2017).


University of Chicago, Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Admitted to Chilean Bar.

Universidad de Chile, School of Law, Law Graduate.