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Latin America Chile Banking & Finance

Banking refers to all types of regulatory banking work. Firms can render regulatory advice to any type of private or public financial institution. Finance refers to all types of financing including (but not limited to) corporate finance including acquisition or leverage finance, asset finance and project finance. Work highlights typically take the form of secured and unsecured bilateral and syndicated loans but may also constitute structured finance deals. General bank lending including interbank lending is relevant to this section as well. Refinancing: The refinancing and restructuring of existing loans and debtor in possession financing is also included. Clear preference is given to lawyers and firms that represent the lender/financial institution.

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Band 1
  1. Carey
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    Carey
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Carey is a front-running full-service firm that is held in high esteem for its banking and finance practice, which offers extensive experience advising on secured and unsecured, term and revolving, bilateral and syndicated loans to finance projects in Chile. The law firm also earns market endorsement for its role in liability management and corporate debt refinancing, as well as in regulatory banking mandates. The team at Carey is well equipped to offer counsel to an impressive client portfolio, including multinational development and investment banks, as well as local and international borrowers from the mining and real estate sectors.
  2. Claro & Cía
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    Claro & Cía
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Claro & Cía is a prestigious full-service law firm with a top-tier banking and finance practice in Chile. Its experienced team routinely advises on a wide range of matters, particularly project finance involving syndicated loans and complex structured products. The department enjoys particular visibility in the market for its corporate focus, assisting with leveraged buyouts of key multinational players, including development agencies and investment banks, as well as corporate borrowers from the energy and aviation sectors. Invercap is Claro & Cía's new client win.
  3. Morales & Besa
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    Morales & Besa
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Morales & Besa fields a powerhouse banking and finance practice and occupies a market-leading position in the Chilean arena. The legal team possesses a wealth of experience in the field, and advises international lenders on cross-border corporate finance mandates. The law firm's expertise extends to debt restructuring, as well as project finance deals involving syndicated loans and structured products. Morales & Besa also offers significant expertise in regulatory banking matters, and the team is retained by Chilean and international banks, as well as major project developers and sponsors.
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    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría is a pre-eminent regional full-service law firm with a leading banking and finance practice in Chile. The legal team possesses significant experience assisting with both regulatory and transactional mandates, and offers notable strength advising borrowers and lenders on project finance deals involving syndicated credit facilities in the energy, mining and natural resources sectors. The firm is also specialised in representing the financiers and owners in multiple aircraft lease and financing operations, with a client roster including major multinational investment banks and corporations.
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Band 2
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    Barros & Errázuriz Abogados
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has a well-regarded banking and finance practice with a strong presence in the Chilean market. The legal team enjoys recognised experience acting for lenders, and has expertise in advising Chilean and international banks and other financial institutions on corporate and project finance mandates. The department is frequently retained by major borrowers from the real estate, mining and telecommunications sectors to advise on complex financial transactions involving syndicated credit facilities. Sociedad Concesionaria Puente Industrial is one of the team's notable new client wins.
  2. Garrigues
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    Garrigues
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2 | 5 Years Ranked
    Garrigues is a solid international player with a strong banking and finance practice in Chile. The department has particular visibility in the market for its role advising on syndicated non-recourse loans to finance energy projects, and is also very active in handling VAT credit facilities, as well as debt restructuring and structured finance mandates. Garrigues' new client wins include Credit Suisse and CIFI.
  3. Larrain y Asociados Abogados
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    Larrain y Asociados Abogados
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    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.
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Band 3
  1. Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos
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    Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3 | 15 Years Ranked
    Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos is an established banking and finance practice with a particular focus on acquisition finance and corporate refinancing, as well as project and trade finance in Chile. The legal team is well versed in secured and unsecured cross-border loans, including revolving credit facilities, assisting foreign banks and other financial institutions with Chilean regulatory mandates. Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos' clients include domestic, regional and global banking groups, as well as corporate borrowers from a variety of industries.
  2. Guerrero Olivos
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    Guerrero Olivos
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3 | 15 Years Ranked
    Guerrero Olivos is an established law firm with a strong focus on the banking and finance arena in Chile. The department particularly advises on acquisition finance, project finance and corporate refinancing. The legal team is also instructed by clients to assist with credit facilities involving structured products, as well as with regulatory banking matters. Crédit Agricole is Guerrero Olivos' new client win.
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Band 4
  1. Bofill Mir Abogados
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    Bofill Mir Abogados
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 4 | 13 Years Ranked
    Bofill Mir Abogados boasts a significant banking and finance practice in Chile that is sought after by borrowers to advise on cross-border transactions involving bilateral and syndicated loans. The law firm frequently acts as counsel to a variety of Chilean and international clients hailing from the energy, mining and insurance sectors.
  2. Palma
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    Palma
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 4 | 10 Years Ranked
    Palma has an experienced banking and finance practice and is well known for advising on project finance and debt refinancing mandates, including the restructuring of loans to finance real estate projects. Palma's client roster includes a number of key Chilean and regional banking and investment groups, and Corporación Unagro is a new client win.
  3. Prieto Abogados
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    Prieto Abogados
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 4 | 15 Years Ranked
    Prieto Abogados is a well-known firm with a longstanding transactional finance practice in Chile. The experienced team offers broad expertise in assisting clients with collateral agreements, VAT credit facilities, and debt and liability refinancing. The department is a trusted borrowers' counsel for companies in the renewable energy, mining and insurance industries.
  4. Dentons Larraín Rencoret SpA
    Banking & Finance
    Latin America 2023 | Band 4