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Estudio Muñiz names Alfredo Lau-Tam as partner

Estudio Muñiz has announced the promotion of Alfredo Lau-Tam (pictured) as a new partner of the firm. Alfredo joined the firm in 2018, where he focuses his practice on Capital Markets, Corporate Finance and Investment Management, and is also chair of the firm’s FinTech and Digital Banking Group. He represents issuers, sponsors, investment banks and […]


PAGBAM Schwencke assists CAF in bidding process for rolling stock

Chilean law firm PAGBAM Schwencke has assisted Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF), a Spanish multinational company specialising in transport infrastructure and mobility, in a bidding process for the provision of rolling stock for the Melipilla-Alameda and Batuco-Quinta Normal routes. These bids were submitted on 25 January. The project is currently undergoing a technical evaluation […]

Capital Markets

Clifford Chance advises on CAF bond issue

Clifford Chance has advised BofA Securities, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs International in connection with a $1.5 billion bond offering by Latin American development bank Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF). This is the largest dollar issuance in CAF’s history. The bonds were registered with the SEC and listed in London. The firm previously advised […]

Corporate Tax

Cleary represents Codelco in $900m debt offering

Cleary Gottlieb has represented Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco) in its US$900 million Rule 144A/Reg S debt offering of 5.125% notes due 2033. The offering was priced on 30 January 2023 and settled on 2 February 2023. The notes are expected to be listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and traded on the […]

Banking & Finance

Cariola counsels Natixis HK on credit facility for State Grid

Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos has counselled Natixis Hong Kong Branch, as lender, on a credit facility of CL $278,597,326,700.00, denominated in Chilean pesos (US $320,000,000 approx.) granted to State Grid Chile Electricity SpA and guaranteed by the Chinese company State Grid International Development Limited. Thanks to this transaction, closed on 13 December 2022, the funds will […]


Estudio Muñiz promotes Anthony Lizárraga to senior partner

Estudio Muñiz has announced the promotion of Anthony Lizárraga Vera-Portocarrero (pictured) as a new senior partner of the firm. Anthony joined the firm in 2015 as an associate, being promoted to partner in restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings in 2019. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior legal assistant at the specialised insolvency […]


ECIJA Mexico names new partner and opens Environmental practice

ECIJA has announced the opening of the “Sustainability and Environment” practice in Mexico, as a consequence of the incorporation of the new partner and leader of the area, Carlos Del Razo (pictured). Joaquín Rodríguez, member of the Executive Committee of ECIJA Mexico, stated: “In ECIJA we understand the relevance that currently has for companies to […]

Capital Markets

Cariola assists CCU in registration of series Q and R

Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos has assisted Compañía Cervecerías Unidas (CCU) in the registration of the unsecured Series Q and R notes, and the issuance and placement of the 20-year Series R notes for a total amount of UF 4,000,000 (US $160,000,000 approx.) in the Chilean capital market. The proceeds of the bonds, issued on 6 December […]

Banking & Finance

Cuatrecasas counsels Proinversión on financing for Salaverry Terminal

Cuatrecasas, through its team in Lima, has counselled the Private Investment Promotion Agency (Proinversión) on the approval of IDB Invest’s financing for Salaverry Terminal Internacional to continue developing the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for the Salaverry Multipurpose Port Terminal. This financing, granted for 20 years, marks the longest term on record for PPP projects financed by […]