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Carey’s August Highlights
Carey, September 2019
Chile

KICK OFF OF NEW FINANCING PROJECTS OF MAINSTREAM RENEWABLE POWER IN CHILE Senior executives from Mainstream Renewable Power Chile and lawyers from Carey and Morales & Besa, marked the kickoff of the financing of the second portfolio of the Mainstream Renewable Power renewable energy project platform called Huemul...

Lorena Pavic joins Carey’s Executive Committee
Carey, August 2019
Chile

Lorena Pavic, a member of Carey's Antitrust and Regulated Markets and Public Law groups, was chosen as a new member of Carey’s Executive Committee. Lorena joined Carey’s administrative committee, which also includes Jorge Carey, Jaime Carey, Alfonso Silva and Salvador Valdés...

Carey’s June Highlights
Carey, July 2019
Chile

We are very proud of the recognitions we received last month. We were awarded Best Chilean Firm by the "Americas Women in Business Awards", which highlights the best initiatives and firms by country and region...

¡Awards Night!
Carey, June 2019
Chile

Our firm celebrated a very special night on May 16th...

Chilean Chapter in ICLG – Lending & Secured Finance 2019
Carey, May 2019
Chile

Our partner, Diego Peralta, authored the Chilean chapter of the 7th edition of Lending & Secured Finance published by International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG), which provides a global analysis of related laws and regulations across 51 jurisdictions, written by leading lawyers in the field and presented in a useful comparative Q&A format...

Carey Advised The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) on the Mandatory Merger Control Procedure before the National Economic Prosecutor (FNE) Regarding the Global Acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox (21CF) for USD71.3 Billion
Carey, April 2019
Chile

Carey advised The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) on the mandatory merger control procedure before the National Economic Prosecutor (FNE) regarding the global acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox (21CF) for USD71.3 billion, including film and television studios and international cable and television businesses, which closed subject to behavioral remedies...

Carey was Highlighted in Different Fields
Carey, March 2019
Chile

February was a month of good news for Carey. We were ranked by Chambers Global as the Chilean firm with most areas of practice ranked in Band 1. Chambers Global covers more than 180 countries around the world and compares firms that have an expansive regional or global scope, identifying and classifying the most outstanding firms and lawyers...

Carey was Recognized as IP Firm of the Year in Chile by the Global IP Awards
Carey, February 2019
Chile

In this year’s inaugural Global IP Awards, Carey was recognized as the only law firm in Chile that stood out in Intellectual Property. The awards acknowledged the outstanding achievements of IP law and attorney firms in litigation, prosecution and transactional work during 2018...

Awards Season
Carey, December 2018
Chile

This was a very good month for our firm. Our Senior Partner, Jorge Carey, was elected for the fourth consecutive year, as the most influential lawyer in Chile, based on a survey of 400 national leaders that was conducted by La Tercera newspaper and CADEM, a prestigious Chilean pollster company...

Carey Stands Out in M&A in Chile According to Latin Lawyer
Carey, October 2018
Chile

According to the latest report on mergers and acquisitions in 2017 prepared by the British publication Latin Lawyer, Carey was the Chilean law firm with the best participation. From the deals that were informed, Carey led both the table by volume of operations, with USD10,114 million worth of transactions, as well as the table by quantity, with 40 deals, almost doubling its closest competitor...

International Tax Review Highlights Carey as Tax Firm of the Year
Carey, October 2018
Chile

International Tax Review, the prestigious publication that highlights law firms and auditing firms specialized in tax matters, recognized Carey as the Tax Firm of the Year in Chile, in a ceremony held at the Pierre Hotel in New York...

Carey Stands Out in New Edition of Chambers Latin America
Carey, September 2018
Chile

In August 2018, Chambers and Partners, the prestigious English publication, released the 2019 edition of their rankings of the Latin American legal market. In this new guide, Carey stands out for receiving the most band 1 rankings in Chile, as well as being the only firm in Chile ranked in all the practice areas that they cover...

Carey Advised The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) on the Acquisition of a Majority Stake and Control of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Chile (BBVA Chile) for USD2.2 billion
Carey, August 2018
Chile

Carey advised The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) on the acquisition of a majority stake and control of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Chile (BBVA Chile) for USD2.2 billion from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A., and on the mandatory tender offer process for up to 100% of the shares of BBVA Chile in connection thereto. Through this acquisition, BNS became the owner of approx. 68...

Carey names new partner
Carey, June 2018
Chile

Carey has appointed Juan Carlos Riesco as a new partner to lead the litigation and arbitration practice along with partners Gonzalo Fern�ndez, Ricardo Reveco and Aldo Molinari. Carey now has 32 partners, six counsels, two directors of tax and audit and more than 250 associates. Mr...

Second largest cash-based M&A deal in Chile
Carey, June 2018
Chile

Carey advised Tianqi Lithium Corporation (Tianqi) on the agreement to acquire a 24% stake of Sociedad Qu�mica y Minera de Chile (SQM) for approximately USD4.07 billion. Tianqi agreed to buy approximately 62.6 million Class A shares in SQM for USD65 each payable in cash. Closing is subject to regulatory and other customary authorizations in this type of transactions...

Carey recognized with the M&A Deal of the Year Award
Carey, May 2018
Chile

We are pleased to announce that we have been recognized by Latin Lawyer with the M&A Deal of the Year Award, for our legal work related to the acquisition of Banmédica, a Chilean healthcare company, by UnitedHealth Group for USD2.8 billion...

Part of the Vance Center’s "Women in the Profession" program: Carey and five other Chilean law firms held the first meeting of the “Women in the Legal Profession” program
Carey, February 2018
Chile

More than 90 partners and associates from various Chilean law firms met on Wednesday, January 17, at Carey’s offices to discuss the challenges faced by women in the legal profession. This was the first event that brought together such a large number of women lawyers from law firms at a local level...

Carey in the largest M&A transactions of 2017 in Chile
Carey, January 2018
Chile

In the last months of 2017, the four largest transactions of the year were closed in Chile, and Carey was involved acting as advisor to one of the parties in each one. Banking, health insurance, infrastructure services and energy were the main industries involved in those deals, which all together totaled approx. USD6.7 billion...

Carey names a new partner
Carey, January 2018
Chile

Carey elected Matías Vergara as the firm’s newest partner. Mr. Vergara, who graduated from Universidad de Chile and holds an LL.M. from Cape Town University, is co-head of Carey’s Insurance and International Trade areas. As a result, Carey, the largest firm in Chile, with 250 legal professionals, now has 31 partners and eight counsels. Mr...

Carey advised CBRE Chile in the tender process for the supply of energy to 40 commercial buildings
Carey, October 2017
Chile

Carey advised CBRE Chile in the tender process for the supply of energy to 40 commercial buildings under the management of CBRE Chile. The advice involved the legal and regulatory analysis regarding the applicability of free negotiated tariff to the buildings; structuring the tender process, including drafting the tender terms and conditions, invitation and Q&A letters...

The Legal 500 and Carey launch the first guide that highlights Chileans corporate legal advisers
Carey, September 2017
Chile

Legal counsels of the most important companies in Chile gathered last August 30th at Carey’s offices for the launching of the “GC Powerlist: Chile”, from The Legal 500”. The event, which reunited almost a hundred of general counsels, was hosted by Tim Girven, Editor of The Legal 500 Latin America and Carey’s Chairman, Jorge Carey...

Public Bid for the Bicentennial Cable Car Concession
Carey, July 2017
Chile

Today, July 11 th , 2017, it was published in the Official Gazette the International Public Bid for the project called “ Bicentennial Cable Car Concession “. Bidding documents may be obtained with the Ministry of Public Works...

Carey hires an economist expert in valuations
Carey, June 2017
Chile

The professional will work along with the firm’s Tax and Antitrust Groups. In order to strengthen its transfer pricing area and give support to the Antitrust Group, Carey hired Mariana Sepúlveda, economist and former Research Manager of Econsult, company dedicated to economic advice, valuations and corporate finance...

Séché Environnement acquires Befesa Group’s Chilean subsidiary
Carey, April 2017
Chile

Carey advised Séché Environnement, one of France’s leading players in the recovery and treatment of all types of waste, in the due diligence process and further acquisition from Befesa Group's Chilean subsidiary, Soluciones Ambientales del Norte. This company specializes in processing and storing hazardous waste derived mainly from the mining industry...

Analysis of The Bill Which Will Amend The Law Governing the Protection and Processing of Personal Data, and That Creates a Personal Data Protection Agency in Chile
Carey, March 2017
Chile

On Monday, March 13, 2017, the Chilean President sent a bill (the “Bill” ) to the Senate that, if passed, will significantly amend Law No. 19,628 on the Protection of Private Life...

Pacific Hydro sale was chosen as “Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year” by Latin Finance
Carey, February 2017
Chile

The size, complexity and speed of execution of Pacific Hydro’s sale to State Power Investment Corporation of China impressed Latin Finance, magazine which chose it as the “Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year” of 2016. IFM Investors, an Australian pension fund, sold the renewable energy Company for roughly USD3 billion...

IFLR 1000 Legal Guide Ranked Carey Band 1 in all Corporate and Financial Areas
Carey, December 2016
Chile

The international ranking IFLR 1000, a global guide specialized in financial and corporate practice, ranked Carey band 1 in the areas of Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions. Carey participated in the most important transactions of the year in the financial market, thus ensuring their top position among law firms in Chile...

Chilean Biotechnology Company Gets Major Distribution Agreement With Bayer
Carey, December 2016
Chile

Three young Chilean biotechnologists managed to draw the attention of the German pharmaceutical giant Bayer Health Animal with its Milkeeper S product, which prevents or eradicates bacteria in animals and has been successfully used in the bovine industry...

Jaime Carey is Elected President of the IBA Legal Practice Division
Carey, November 2016
Chile

During the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference, which was held last month in Washington, DC, Jaime Carey, managing partner at Carey, was elected as the new president of the IBA Legal Practice Division...

Carey Names Five New Counsels
Carey, October 2016
Chile

In order to continue providing a service of excellence and quality, Carey appointed five new counsels to enhance and strengthen its practice areas...

Carey Advised Masisa and a Syndicate of Banks Led by Rabobank Chile in a Credit Agreement
Carey, September 2016
Chile

Carey advised Rabobank Chile (as agent), The Bank of Nova Scotia, Banco de Crédito del Perú and Export Development Canada, as lenders, and on the other side to Masisa, as borrower, and Masisa Forestal, as subsidiary guarantor, in a credit agreement for USD100 million granted to Masisa with Masisa Forestal. Two different and independent teams of Carey participated in the transaction...

Liverpool, Owner and Operator of Retail Stores and Shopping Centers in Mexico, in Its Association Agreement With the Controllers of Chilean Retail Multinational Ripley
Carey, August 2016
Chile

Carey advised El Puerto de Liverpool (Liverpool), owner and operator of retail stores and shopping centers in Mexico, in the negotiation of an Association Agreement with the Calderon family, controlling persons of Ripley Corp (Ripley), holders of 52.98% of Ripley shares...

Carey Advised Endesa Chile in the Sale of Its 20% Stake in GNL Quintero to Enagás Chile
Carey, July 2016
Chile

Carey advised Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (Endesa Chile) in the negotiation and execution of a share purchase agreement with Enagás Chile, subsidiary 100% controlled by the Spanish company Enagás, by which Enagás Chile will acquire the entire stake of GNL Quintero owned by Endesa Chile, corresponding to a 20% shareholding...

Carey names three new partners
Carey, June 2016
Chile

Aldo Molinari, Jorge Ugarte and Francisco Guzman were elected as new partners at Carey, the largest law firm in Chile. Aldo Molinari’s practice is focused primarily on civil and commercial litigation as well as administrative and environmental regulatory litigation before special and ordinary courts. He also has experience in domestic and international commercial and investment arbitration...

Amcor Flexible acquires Alusa, the largest flexible packaging business in South America for USD435 million.
Carey, May 2016
Chile

Carey advised Amcor Flexibles, a global leader in responsible packaging solutions, in the acquisition of Alusa, the largest flexible packaging business in South America with manufacturing operations in Chile, Colombia, Peru and Argentina, for USD435 million. The seller was Techpack, a publicly traded Chilean corporation controlled by the Luksic Group...

Jorge Carey receives Latin Lawyer's Lifetime Achievement Award
Carey, April 2016
Chile

Carey is proud to announce that our senior partner, Jorge Carey, has been recognized by the prestigious publication Latin Lawyer with the Lifetime Achievement Award. We feel very honored by this distinction that has been bestowed upon our partner. Learn about his carrer: The person http://www.carey.cl/download/cv_ingles.pdf The award http://www.carey.cl/download/memoria-jorge-carey...

Latin American Power obtains project finance for Chile’s largest wind farm
Carey, January 2016
Chile

Four Clifford Chance LLP offices and Chilean firms Carey and Cubillos Evans Abogados have helped Santiago-based Latin America Power (LAP) obtain long-term project finance worth US$306 million for its 185-megawatt San Juan wind farm in Chile’s northern Atacama region...

Banco de Crédito e Inversiones (BCI) in the successful regulatory approvals and in the closing of the USD946.9 million acquisition of City National Bank of Florida, the second largest bank in Miami.
Carey, November 2015
Chile

Banco de Crédito e Inversiones (BCI) in the successful regulatory approvals and in the closing of the USD946.9 million acquisition of City National Bank of Florida, the second largest bank in Miami. The cross-border acquisition required various filings for approvals before US, Spanish and Chilean regulatory authorities...

Carey receives the Chambers and Partners Client Service Award 2015
Carey, October 2015
Chile

For the third time, Carey obtains the Client Service Award granted by Chambers and Partners. Carey’s Managing Partner, Jaime Carey, attended the ceremony held in the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami, on September 25th...

Carey Advised Teck in a USD3.5 Billion Joint Venture with Goldcorp
Carey, September 2015
Chile

Carey has advised Teck in a USD3.5 billion joint venture with Goldcorp that will combine their Chilean assets, Relincho and El Morro respectively, into Corridor Project. Carey advised Teck through a team led by partners Rafael Vergara and Cristián Eyzaguirre, and associate Francisco Guzmán...

Carey advised Barrick Gold Corporation in an agreement to sell a 50% interest in the Zaldívar copper mine in Chile to Antofagasta Plc
Carey, August 2015
Chile

Carey has advised Barrick Gold Corporation in an agreement to sell a 50% interest in the Zaldívar copper mine in Chile to Antofagasta Plc ("Antofagasta") for a total consideration of USD1,005 billion in cash, forming a new partnership with one of the world’s leading copper companies. The transaction is expected to be completed in late 2015 and is subject to customary closing conditions...

Launching of the mentoring program “Learning to Lead”
Carey, July 2015
Chile

Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, Carey and Falabella launched on June 23rd a mentoring program focused on young female lawyers to promote the development of their professional careers and acquire/strengthen leadership skills, both at a professional and personal level...

Carey appoints a new partner
Carey, June 2015
Chile

Juan Pablo Stitchkin, lawyer with extensive experience in engineering and construction, infrastructure and real estate matters, was appointed as partner at Carey, the largest law firm in Chile. Mr. Stitchkin studied law at Universidad Católica de Chile and was admitted to the Bar in 2001. In 2008 he earned an LL.M...

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)...

 

 


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