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Carey advised subsidiaries of Antofagasta PLC in the sale of Aguas de Antofagasta to Empresas Públicas de Medellín
Carey, May 2015
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Antofagasta Railway Company and Inversiones Punta de Rieles, subsidiaries of Antofagasta PLC, in the sale of 100% of Aguas de Antofagasta, a company dedicated to production and distribution of potable water and recollection, treatment and disposal of sewage, supplying more than 162...

Diego Peralta was appointed as member of the Minister of Finance Capital Markets Advisory Council
Carey, April 2015
Chile

Diego Peralta, partner at Carey and one of the heads of the Banking and Finance Group, was appointed as member of the Minister of Finance Capital Markets Advisory Council, which advises the Minister in the development of strategies for the development of the Chilean financial market and to turn it into the hub for investors to access Latin American market...

Carey advised Nextel Chile in the sale to Novator
Carey, March 2015
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Nextel Chile, owned by PTT Mobile, in the sale of its 92% stake to Novator, an international investment firm. Carey advised Hapag Lloyd through a team led by partner Alfonso Silva, director Eduardo Martin and associates Juan Pablo Navarrete and Cristián Figueroa...

New Director at Carey
Carey, February 2015
Chile

Francisco Corona, a lawyer with extensive experience in Natural Resources, Mining and Environment, was appointed as Director at Carey. Mr. Corona studied law at the Universidad de Chile and was admitted to the bar in 2001. He also has an LL.M. in Natural Resources and Environmental Law and Policy, with a specialization in mining and energy, from the University of Denver Law School...

Carey advised Hapag Lloyd in the merger of the container ship business with CSAV
Carey, January 2015
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Hapag Lloyd in the merger and combination of the container ship business with Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV). Carey advised Hapag Lloyd through a team led by partners Marcos Ríos, Pablo Iacobelli, Oscar Aitken and associates Juan Pablo de la Maza, Patricio Laporta, Fernanda Anguita, Francisco Arce and Nicole Finkelstein...

Carey Advised Ewos in the Acquisition of Nova Austral and its Subsidiary, and in a Senior Facility Agreement
Carey, November 2014
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to EWOS, the Norwegian supplier of feed for the aquaculture industry, in the acquisition of the Chilean fish farming company Nova Austral and its subsidiary Comercial Austral for USD183 million app. The acquisition of Nova Austral was made under the bankruptcy of its controlling shareholder Acuinova...

Carey is recognized as Chilean Law Firm of the Year 2014 by Chambers Latin America
Carey, October 2014
Chile

Carey was named for third time as Chilean Law Firm of the Year 2014 by Chambers Latin America, a prestigious British publication. In previous years, Carey also has been recognized as Latin Law Firm of the Year (2012); Client Service Award for Chile (2010 and 2013); Chilean Law Firm of the Year (2009 and 2011) and a Global Lifetime Achievement Award given to Jorge Carey, partner of Carey (2007)...

Carey advised OPIC and IFC in a project financing to a First Solar photovoltaic power plant
Carey, September 2014
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) in the financing of the design, development, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance of a 141MW photovoltaic power plant, located in the III region of Chile, owned by First Solar (Luz del Norte Project), for app. USD289 million...

Carey Advised GNL Quintero in the Issuance and Sale of USD1,100 million Notes
Carey, August 2014
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to GNL Quintero, one of the leading LNG terminals in Chile for the reception, unloading, storage and regasification of liquid natural gas, in connection with the issuance and sale of USD1,100 million, at 4.634% Notes due 2029...

Carey Advised The Bank of Nova Scotia and Scotiabank Chile in the Negotiation of a 15-year Business Alliance with Cencosud
Carey, July 2014
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to The Bank of Nova Scotia and Scotiabank Chile in the negotiation of a 15-year business alliance between Cencosud, Cencosud Retail and other Cencosud subsidiaries for the joint furthering of the consumer finance business in Chile...

Carey Advised Casa Saba in its Sale to Alliance Boots
Carey, June 2014
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Casa Saba, a retail pharmacy business, in its sale to Alliance Boots for USD638 million. The operation includes Casa Saba’s Chilean and Mexican businesses. Carey advised Casa Saba through a team led by partners Pablo Iacobelli, Salvador Valdés, Alex Fischer and associate Daniela Pfeffer...

Carey advised Endesa in a USD400 million bond
Carey, May 2014
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Endesa in the issuance and placement of a Yankee bond of USD400 million at a rate of 4.250% due in 2024. Carey advised Endesa through a team led by partner Claudio Lizana and associates Patricia Silberman and Camila Noreña...

Carey advised Liberty Global in the completion of the acquisition of 20% stake of VTR
Carey, April 2014
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Liberty Global in the completion of the acquisition of 20% stake of VTR owned by CorpGroup, for app. USD418 million, thus becoming the wholly owner of VTR. Carey advised Liberty Global through a team led by partners Pablo Iacobelli and Guillermo Acuña, and associates Patricia Silberman, Jaime Carey Jr., Feliciano Tomarelli and Juan Pablo Navarrete...

Carey Leads in M&A Deals in Chile 2013
Carey, March 2014
Chile

For the second year running, Carey features the largest number of Chilean M&A deals and leads at the top of value of Latin Lawyer’s M&A league tables. Carey acted as advisor in the largest number of M&A deals in Chile, through 13 reported deals in 2013, with a front value of up to USD5.38 billion...

Carey advised Liberty Global (VTR) in a reorganization of its credit pools.
Carey, February 2014
Chile

On January 24, 2014, Liberty Global plc (Liberty Global) completed a reorganization of its credit pools. VTR GlobalCom and VTR Wireless, which operate Liberty Global's broadband and wireless businesses in Chile and are each 80% owned by Liberty Global, were placed in a separate credit pool with their parent, VTR Finance, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Global...

Jaime Zaldumbide has Recently been Designated as Senior Counsel in Carey
Carey, December 2013
Chile

Jaime Zaldumbide has recently been designated as Senior Counsel in Carey. Mr. Zaldumbide is an Ecuadorian lawyer, admitted to practice both in Ecuador and in Chile. He is member of Carey’s Natural Resources, Energy and Environment Group. His professional practice is focused on energy law (oil, gas, mining and electricity) and environment...

Carey Advised Export Development Canada in a Loan Agreement with Minera Escondida.
Carey, December 2013
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Export Development Canada (EDC) in connection with the execution and delivery of a Loan Agreement with Minera Escondida for up to -but not exceeding- USD100 million. Carey advised EDC through a team led by partner Diego Peralta and associate Sebastián Monge...

Carey Advised HSBC and Citigroup in the USD1 Billion Issuance and Placement by ENTEL
Carey, November 2013
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to HSBC Securities (USA) and Citigroup Global Markets, as representatives of the Initial Purchasers, in the issuance and placement of USD1 billion in Senior Notes due 2024 by Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (ENTEL), a leading Chilean telecommunication company...

Carey Advised J.P. Morgan Securities, Citigroup Global Markets, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Corredores de Bolsa, Banchile Corredores de Bolsa and Larrain Vial in the Public Offering of Shares of Common Stock of CCU
Carey, October 2013
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to J.P. Morgan Securities, Citigroup Global Markets, Deutsche Bank Securities and Goldman, Sachs & Co., as international underwriters, and J.P...

Carey Advised Codelco in the Issuance and Placement of a USD750 Million Bond
Carey, September 2013
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Codelco in the issuance and placement of a USD750 million bond under Rule 144A and Regulation S, at a 4.50% cupon rate with a 4.517 yield, due in 10 years. Carey advised Codelco through a team led by partners Juan Guillermo Levine and María Fernanda Carvajal, and associates Fernando Noriega and Felipe Artigas...

Carey Advised Banco de Chile in Three Bonds' Issuance and Placement in Switzerland
Carey, August 2013
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Banco de Chile in the three bonds' issuance and placement in Switzerland during 2013. The latest issuance closed on July 25th, for USD133 million app., at 1.125% per annum, due 2017. The first bond was issued in May for USD275 million at 1.125 per annum, due in 2018; and the second one, in July 18th, for USD239 million with floating rate, due in 2016...

Carey Receives Two Awards During the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards in New York
Carey, July 2013
Chile

Last week, during the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards, which gathered more than 400 in-house counsels and law firms from all around the world, Carey received two awards as the Best Latin American Law Firm of the Year and as the Best Latin American IP Firm of the Year...

Carey Advised Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic in the Agreement for the Acquisition of 50% of Santander´s Global Asset Management Business (SAM)
Carey, July 2013
Chile

Carey acted as Chilean counsel to Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic in the agreement for the acquisition of 50% of Santander´s global asset management business (SAM), which spans eleven countries, mainly in Latin America and Europe, for US$924 million...

Carey Advised BCI in the SPA for the USD 882.8 Million Acquisition of City National Bank of Florida
Carey, June 2013
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Banco de Crédito e Inversiones (BCI) in the Share Purchase Agreement for the 100% acquisition of City National Bank of Florida, the second largest bank in Miami, for USD 882.8 million. Carey advised BCI through a team led by partner Francisco Ugarte and associate Eugenio González...

News Alert Law N° 20,659: Simplifies The Statute for Incorporating, Amending and Dissolving Commercial Companies
Carey, May 2013
Cambodia

Last May 2nd, the new law N° 20,659 entered into force, also known as the “Express Companies Act”, which permits the incorporation of a company and its registration for a tax ID number in just one day...

Carey Appoints Two New Partners
Carey, May 2013
Chile

Two associates were promoted as partners in Carey, the largest law firm in Chile: Francisco Carey in Intellectual Property and Ricardo Reveco in Litigation. This way, Carey now has 25 partners and 5 directors...

Carey Advises Scotiabank Chile in a US$230 Million Credit Facility to Golder Associates
Carey, April 2013
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Scotiabank Chile in a US$230 million credit facility to Canadian mining company Golder Associates and its Chilean unit, granted by Scotiabank Chile and a multinational syndicate of banks. The transaction was executed under the laws of the Canadian province of Ontario...

International Finance Corporation Invested USD 225 Million in Corpbanca, Acquiring 5% of Corpbanca Common Stock.
Carey, March 2013
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, together with two funds managed by IFC Asset Management Company invested US$225 million in Corpbanca, acquiring 5% of Corpbanca common stock. The investment will support the Chilean bank’s expansion plan in Latin America and boost financial markets in the region...

Carey Acts as Local Counsel to Mitsui & Co. in a Joint Venture with Multiexport Foods
Carey, February 2013
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Mitsui & Co. in a joint venture with Multiexport Foods, a Chilean salmon and trout producer. The venture will be 70% owned by a new Multiexport subsidiary, Salmones Multiexport (Salmex) and 30% will be owned by Mitsui. Amount involved: US$36 million. Carey advised Mitsui & Co...

Carey Acts as Local Counsel to BBVA Group in Connection with the USD 1,521 Billion Sale of its Controlling Stake in AFP Provida
Carey, February 2013
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to BBVA Group in connection with the USD 1,521 billion sale of its controlling stake in AFP Provida, the largest private pension-fund administrator in Chile, to MetLife. The deal included BBVA’s pension businesses in Colombia, Mexico, Chile, Peru and Ecuador...

The Chilean Supreme Court upheld Philip Morris -Advised by Carey- and the National Economic Prosecutor´s Appeals, Imposing a US$1.7 million Fine Against British American Tobacco Chile for Anticompetitive Conducts.
Carey, January 2013
Chile

Carey, through partner Lorena Pavic, advised Philip Morris Chile in the claim filed by Philip Morris and the National Economic Prosecutor (Fiscalía Nacional Económica) against British American Tobacco before the Chilean Antitrust Court (Tribunal de Defensa de la Libre Competencia)...

ICSID Ad Hoc Committee Decides Favorably to Chile -Advised by Carey- on Annulment Remedy in the Oldest Case of the Entity
Carey, January 2013
Chile

After a battle of 15 years, the ICSID decided favorably to Chile on the annulment remedy filed by the Republic against the award that granted Víctor Pey Casado and Fundación Salvador Allende a compensation of USD$ 10 million, plus interests...

Carey Advises JP Morgan in the US $2.5 Billion Loan Granted to Cencosud
Carey, December 2012
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to J.P. Morgan Chase Bank in the US$2.5 billion loan granted to Cencosud, Chile’s largest retailer, for the acquisition of Carrefour in Colombia. Carey advised J.P. Morgan through a team led by partners Francisco Ugarte and Felipe Moro, and associate Alejandro Edwards...

HarneckerCarey is now Carey
Carey, October 2012
Chile

Carey announces that we have decided to change our IP practice name from HarneckerCarey to Carey. Carey is market leader in Intellectual Property matters in Chile, with responsibility over more than 5,000 patents and 27,000 trademarks...

Carey recognized as Latin America Law Firm of the Year
Carey, September 2012
Chile

Carey was selected as “Latin America Law Firm of the Year”, by Chambers Latin America, the prestigious regional publication from Chambers & Partners. Carey, Chile’s largest law firm and the first in the country to ever receive such regional recognition, was also Band 1 in 11 out of 15 practice areas...

Carey advised Codelco in a USD1,863 million debt financing from Mitsui & Co. to acquire 24.5% of Anglo American Sur
Carey, September 2012
Chile

Carey advised Codelco in a USD1,863 million debt financing from Mitsui & Co. to acquire 24...

Carey acted as local counsel to Marubeni LP Holding in the acquisition of a 30% of the Antucoya copper project
Carey, August 2012
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Marubeni LP Holding in the acquisition of a 30% of the Antucoya copper project from Antofagasta Minerals for US$360 million. The project will involve an investment of app. US$1.8 billion...

Carey advises Hatch in the acquisition of Empresas Procon
Carey y Cia, July 2012
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to Hatch in the acquisition of Empresas Procon (Procon S.A. Geocontrol, Procon S.A. Servicios and Procon S.A. Ambiental), a group of industry leader companies in the delivery of port and maritime terminal engineering services in Chile...

Carey advised JPMorgan Chase Bank and other lenders in a USD 750 million short-term loan granted to Cencosud
Carey y Cia, June 2012
Chile

Carey acted as local counsel to JPMorgan Chase Bank in Chile, as lender and administrative agent, and other lenders such as Morgan Stanley Bank, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Mizuho Corporate Bank, in a USD 750 million short-term loan granted to Cencosud...

Carey advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the acquisition of 49.99% stake of Grupo Costanera
Carey y Cia, May 2012
Chile

Carey acted as counsel to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in the acquisition of 49.99% stake of Grupo Costanera, Chilean unit of Italian motorway Operator Atlantia. Grupo Costanera owns five toll roads in Chile: Vespucio Sur, Radial Nororiente, Costanera Norte, Litoral Central and AMB (access to the airport)...

Carey y Cía. advised Origin Energy in the acquisition of 51% of Energía Austral from Xstrata Copper.
Carey y Cia, April 2012
Chile

Carey y Cía. acted as counsel to Origin Energy, an Australian company, in the acquisition of 51% of Energía Austral from Xstrata Copper. Energía Austral includes three important hydroelectric projects, with an aggregate capacity of 1,100 MW and is one of the largest hydropower projects in Chile...

Carey y Cía. Advised ING Group in the Sale of the Chilean Part to Grupo Sura
Carey y Cia, February 2012
Chile

Carey y Cía. acted as Counsel to ING Group, in connection with the Chilean part of the US $3.8 billion sale of ING’s assets in LatAm to Colombian financial holding company Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana (Grupo Sura). The deal included ING's pension, insurance and investment management assets in Colombia, Mexico, Chile, Uruguay, and Peru. Carey y Cía...

Carey y Cía. Named as Best Law Firm in Chile 2011 by LatinFinance
Carey y Cia, February 2012
Chile

LatinFinance, a North American publication specialized in banking and capital markets in Latin America and the Caribbean, has recognized Carey y Cía. as the Best Law Firm in Chile 2011, rewarding also the best law firms in Mexico, Brazil and overall Latin America. The award recognizes the outstanding performance of Carey y Cía. during 2011...

Carey y Cía. advised Brookfield Asset Management
Carey y Cía, January 2012
Chile

Carey y Cía. acted as counsel to Canadian asset management company Brookfield Asset Management in the acquisition of Spanish construction company ACS Group’s stake in Chilean San Cristóbal tunnel as well as ACS Group’s and Spanish state and private-owned company COFIDES’ stake in Chilean Vespucio Norte Express toll road for US$330 million. Said transaction give Brookfield a 54...

Carey y Cía. advised Codelco in its Biggest Placed Bond Issue in the History
Carey y Cía, December 2011
Chile

Carey y Cía. acted as counsel to Codelco, Chilean copper producer, in its successfully placed bond issue in the aggregate principal amount of US$ 1.150.000.000 under Rule 144A/Regulation S with maturity on November 3, 2021. This bond issue is the biggest in Codelco’s history and one of the biggest of Chile. Carey y Cía...

Carey y Cía., “Chilean Law Firm of the Year”
Carey y Cía, October 2011
Chile

Carey y Cía. was named for second time as “Chilean Law Firm of the Year” by Chambers Latin America, prestigious British publication. The prize was received by the managing partner, Jaime Carey, in an attended ceremony in Miami...

Carey y Cía. appoints Director of Criminal Law Department
Carey y Cía, July 2011
Chile

The attorney Marcelo Sanfeliú was appointed as new director in Carey y Cía., Chile´s largest law firm with over 140 professionals. Marcelo Sanfeliú, who will assume on August 1th, is member of Carey y Cia.’s Litigation Group and Head of its Criminal Law practice group. He handles all matters of criminal law and specializes in anti-corruption and money laundering cases. Mr...

Carey y Cía. elected as Chilean Law Firm of the Year 2011
Carey y Cía, July 2011
Chile

For the sixth consecutive year, Carey y Cía. was elected as Chilean Law Firm of the Year by Who´s Who Legal, a prestigious British publication. Who´s Who Legal gives this award annually after a six-month independent investigation that includes 31 practice areas in 53 countries, also receiving numerous client´s and lawyer´s nominations...

Carey y Cía. advised Masisa S.A., in the acquisition of Prodemac
Carey y Cía, June 2011
Chile

Carey y Cía. advised Masisa S.A...

Carey y Cía. represents the 33 Atacama miners in the protection and sale of their intellectual property right
Carey y Cía, December 2010
Chile

The 33 miners trapped under earth in the Chilean Atacama desert between August 5 and October 13, 2010, signed an agreement with Carey y Cía. and Remberto Valdés Abogados y Consultores, for the protection, licensing and sale of their intellectual property rights over the experience they lived in the depth of the San José mine...

 

 


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