• Banking-and-Finance-01

Morales & Besa advises China Construction Bank Corporation in obtaining provisional authorization to operate as Agency in Chile

On June 2, the Superintendency of Banks and Financial Institutions (“SBIF”) delivered to China Construction Bank Corporation (“CCB”) provisional authorization, on track t […]

June 12, 2014|Highlights|
  • Corporate-Mergers-08

Morales & Besa structures financing for acquisition of shares of AES Gener Guacolda

Morales & Besa participated in the structuring of financing for the amount of US$700 million to finance the acquisition by AES Gener, 50% of the shares issued by Empr […]

May 16, 2014|Highlights|
  • General-06

Morales & Besa successfully advises Endesa in the acquisition of 50% of GasAtacama

On 22 April Empresa Nacional de Electricidad SA (Endesa) acquired all social rights and actions that the Southern Cross Group had in the GasAtacama Group, equivalent to 5 […]

May 12, 2014|Highlights|
  • Project-Infraestructure-08

Morales & Besa advises BNP Paribas in the acquisition of 5 aircrafts airbus A320-200

Morales & Besa successfully advised BNP Paribas on the acquisition finance of 5 aircrafts airbus A320-200. The transaction was for an amount of US$165 million.

In the […]

May 1, 2014|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-15

Morales & Besa successfully advises Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estados creditors on a loan of US $ 60 million without state guarantees

Morales & Besa advised the creditors, consisting of banks and insurance companies, in granting a loan in favor of Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE). The f […]

April 14, 2014|Highlights|
  • Energy-&-NR-37

Morales & Besa advises DNB Bank and Corpbanca on the Punta Palmera Wind Project

Morales & Besa successfully advised DNB Bank and Corpbanca on a project finance in connection with a 45 MW wind project “Punta Palmera Project” developed by Acciona i […]

April 1, 2014|Highlights|
  • Corporate-Mergers-08

Morales & Besa advises AD Retail S.A. in purchase of Dijon

Morales & Besa successfully advised Chilean retailer AD Retail S.A., owners of the electronic retail chain ABC Din (with 81 stores in Chile) completed the purchase of […]

March 21, 2014|Highlights|
  • Dispute-07

Morales y Besa advises Universidad Santo Tomas in a major class action litigation against Chilean Consumer Protection Agency (SERNAC)

Since 2007, the largest university in Chile (Universidad Santo Tomás) has been dealing with multiple class and individual claims filed by thousands of students in Courts […]

March 14, 2014|Highlights|
  • Real-Estate-18

Morales & Besa advises BCI Asset Management

Morales & Besa successfully advised BCI Asset Management, a bank-owned real estate fund manager, in connection with a secured financing and joint venture association […]

March 1, 2014|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-25

Morales & Besa successfully advises creditors in restructuring liabilities of SMU

Morales & Besa advised the creditor banks in the restructuring agreement SMU’s financial liabilities. This agreement saw a debt repayment last December of 24%, thanks […]

February 10, 2014|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-11

Morales & Besa advises ENAP Primax a fuel distributor in Peru and Ecuador

Morales & Besa successfully advised ENAP on the sale of a 49 % stake in the fuel stations chains Primax in Peru and Ecuador to Grupo Romero, who already owned the rem […]

January 3, 2014|Highlights|
  • Corporate-Mergers-02

Morales & Besa advises Carrix Inc. USA

Morales & Besa successfully advised Carrix, Inc. on the Chilean aspects of Fernando Chico Pardo’s alienation of 49% of the property of FRS Capital Corp, holding compa […]

January 1, 2014|Highlights|
  • Real-Estate-19

Morales & Besa advises Inmobiliaria Colina SpA and Banco Security      

Morales & Besa successfully advised Inmobiliaria Colina SpA and Banco Security in the restructuring of the real estate project finance transaction, granting direct an […]

January 1, 2014|Highlights|
  • Dispute-01

Morales & Besa advises Abertis in Colliers Prosin S.A. w. Abertis Infraestructuras Chile Ltda. et al in arbitration claim

Morales & Besa represented Abertis in a lawsuit filed by Colliers Prosin S.A., who claimed approximately US$2,500,000.00 in damages that would have resulted from an a […]

January 1, 2014|Highlights|
  • Labour-05

Morales & Besa advises Constructora Ingevec S.A. in unfair dismissal trial

Morales & Besa successfully defended Constructora Ingevec S.A., reaching a settlement in which the claimant only received 39% of the amount claimed and no sanction wa […]

January 1, 2014|Highlights|
  • Project-Infraestructure-04

Morales & Besa advises Ferrovial Meridiam in public bidding process

Morales & Besa successfully advised the consortium Ferrovial-Meridiam on the public bidding process for the Hospital Salvador Concession project and Hospital Sótero d […]

January 1, 2014|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-08

Morales & Besa advises Goldman Sachs and Citigroup in AES Gener historical placement of subordinated bonds for US$450 million.

Morales & Besa advised Citigroup and Goldman Sachs in issuing subordinated bonds of AES Gener SA in the amount of US$450 million over a 60 year term and a 8.375 % rat […]

December 26, 2013|Highlights|
  • Dispute-01

Morales & Besa advises Aegion Corporation (United Sistemas de Tuberías Ltda) in Aegion-United v. Bechtel-Techint dispute

BHP Billiton is executing  a US$3.2 billion project in Antofagasta to build desalinization plant (at Coloso Port). The project requires a 185 kms of water pipeline to con […]

December 12, 2013|Highlights|
  • Corporate-Mergers-21

Morales & Bes advises on the sale of Walmart Chile S.A.

Morales & Besa advised Felipe Ibáñez, who along with his brother Nicolas Ibanez, sold their remaining shares in the company Walmart Chile SA , equivalent to 25.06% to […]

December 6, 2013|Highlights|
  • General-28

Morales & Besa advises on financing for the purchase of laboratory CFR Adcock

Morales & Besa successfully participated as legal advisor to Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Chile, Banco Santander Chile, Bank of America and Bancolombia in financin […]

November 26, 2013|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-21

Morales & Besa advises on international bond issue for Embotelladora Andina SA

Morales & Besa advised Embotelladora Andina SA in the issue and placement of bonds in international markets, according to Rule 144A and Regulation S of the Securities […]

October 28, 2013|Highlights|
  • Dispute-08

Morales & Besa advises ABIPECS in a special proceeding (Foreign Commerce) – Safeguards on Frozen Swine Meat

We represented ABIPECS before the Chilean Price Distortion Commission in a proceeding commenced by the country’s pork producers association (ASPROCER).

ASPROCER reques […]

October 21, 2013|Highlights|
  • Corporate-Mergers-06

Morales & Besa advises AFP Provida in tender offer process

Morales & Besa successfully advised Chile’s largest pension fund manager AFP Provida and its Board of Directors in the tender offer and change of control from its con […]

October 1, 2013|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-16

Morales & Besa advises restructuring of 100% debt for Camanchaca

On Thursday May 30, Camanchaca completed the process of restructuring 100% of its bank debt , corresponding to US$234 million, with banks BCI, Banco de Chile, State, Sant […]

June 10, 2013|Highlights|
  • General-15

Morales & Besa advises H-E Parts International on acquisition of Morgan Industrial companies

Morales & Besa advised H-E Parts International, LLC on its acquisition of Morgan Industrial companies, involving the acquisition of companies in Canada, USA, Peru and […]

January 1, 2013|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-10

Morales & Besa advises on the bond issuances for Cencosud and CFR International SpA

On 6 December, Cencosud completed the placement of a 10-year term at a rate of 4.875% and US$1,200 million representing the largest amount raised by a Chilean company in […]

December 20, 2012|Highlights|
  • Energy-&-NR-37

Morales & Besa advises SolaireDirect   

Morales & Besa provides general advice to Solairedirect in the structuring and development of PV projects in Chile, including rights over the land, concessions, permi […]

January 1, 2012|Highlights|
  • Corporate-Mergers-22

Morales & Besa advises Mitsui

Morales & Besa successfully advised Mitsui (Japan) in a Loan and Purchase Option to Codelco for the purchase of part of Anglo American’s assets in Chile.

In the tr […]

January 1, 2012|Highlights|
  • Dispute-02

Morales & Besa advises Briggs-Fanaloza in “Podolia v. Cementos Bio Bio and others” Arbitration

In 2002 Cementos Bio Bio, a major Cement Producer, decided to sell one of its business units (bathroom equipment), Grupo Briggs-Fanaloza to our clients Podolia Investment […]

February 25, 2011|Highlights|
  • Project-Infraestructure-07

Morales & Besa advises  Cintra Infraestructura (Spain)

Morales & Besa successfully advised Cintra Infraestructura (Spain) in the US$216 million sale of its remaining 40% equity interest in 5 Chilean toll road concessionar […]

January 1, 2011|Highlights|
  • Corporate-Mergers-28

Morales & Besa advises Rema Tip Top

Morales & Besa successfully advised Rema Tip Top in the acquisition of Caucho Service Ltda.

In the transaction the M&B team was led by partners Eugenio Besa J- […]

January 1, 2011|Highlights|
  • Project-Infraestructure-04

US$250 millon secured for road concession in Antofagasta

Swedish company Skanska AB secured funding for approximately US$250 million for the modernization of the road concession of Antofagasta.

The importance of this renewal […]

December 29, 2010|Highlights|
  • Project-Infraestructure-03

Morales & Besa advises  Ferrovial Group (Spain)

Morales & Besa successfully advised Ferrovial Group on its negotiations with the Colombian public company Interconexión Eléctrica S.A., ESP (“ISA”) concerning the sal […]

December 28, 2009|Highlights|
  • General-27

Morales & Besa advises Blackrock

Morales & Besa successfully advised Blackrock on the process for the purchase of Barclays’s local funds engaged in the sale and distribution of “ishares”.

In the t […]

January 1, 2009|Highlights|