Highlights

  • Project-Infraestructure-03

Morales & Besa advises Banco Santander, Banco de Chile and Corpbanca in financing Abertis Autopistas Chile SA

Morales & Besa advised Banco Santander, Banco de Chile and Corpbanca in financing Abertis Autopistas Chile SA , for an amount of US$195 million for the acquisition of […]

August 18, 2015|Highlights|
  • General-28

Morales & Besa advises banks on debt restructuring of Aquachile

Morales & Besa advised Rabobank, DNB, BBVA, BCI, Banco Santander, Banco de Credito del Peru , Banco de Chile and Banco del Estado de Chile in the debt restructuring o […]

August 6, 2015|Highlights|
  • Energy-&-NR-39

Morales & Besa advises Banco de Chile and Banco del Estado de Chile in financing hydroelectric project Ñuble

Morales & Besa advised Banco de Chile and Banco del Estado de Chile on the Ñuble hydroelectric project financing for  the amount of US$310 million to build a 136 MW h […]

August 6, 2015|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-09

Morales & Besa advises AES Gener in the placement of bonds of US$425 millon

Morales & Besa advised JP Morgan, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Scotiabank, as Global Coordinators & Joint Bookrunners in the placement of bonds by AES Gener […]

August 3, 2015|Highlights|
  • Corporate-Mergers-10

Morales & Besa advises Banco de Chile

Morales & Besa successfully advised Banco de Chile in the acquisition of loan portfolios of Banco Penta per a total amount of US$ 984 million.

The M&B team was […]

August 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Labour-05

Morales & Besa advises Security Pipax SpA. with Pipax Security Union SpA.

Morales & Besa advised  Security Pipax SpA . With Pipax Security Union SpA .in preparing a collective agreement. This negotiation is the first collective bargaining b […]

August 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-22

Morales & Besa advises the Republic of Chile in issuing sovereign bonds worth US$1.522 million

Morales & Besa successfully advised the Ministry of Finance on the issue and placement of international bonds for approximately US$1,040 million, with a maturity of 1 […]

June 9, 2015|Highlights|
  • Labour-07

Morales & Besa advises KDM S.A. with Union No. 7

Morales & Besa advised KDM S.A. with Union No. 7 on document review and advice in daily consultations related to collective bargaining.

The M&B team was led by […]

June 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Team-Work-01

Morales & Besa advises KDM Energy S.A. KDM with Union Energy S.A.

Morales & Besa advised KDM Energy S.A. KDM with Union Energy S.A. on document review and advice in daily consultations related to collective bargaining. This negotiat […]

June 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Probono-02

Morales & Besa Pro Bono team advised Beniciclo Foundation

Beneciclo aims to improve the quality of life of children, adolescents and young adults with physical disabilities through sport. The foundation offers tricycles and bicy […]

May 26, 2015|Highlights, News|
  • Corporate-Mergers-23

Morales & Besa advises the banks as creditors of Invermar S.A. in takeover process of its shares

Morales & Besa successfully advised Banco de Credito e Inversiones, Chile Rabbobank, Raboinvestments Chile, Banco BBVA (Chile ), Banco Santander (Chile), Banco de Chi […]

May 12, 2015|Highlights|
  • Energy-&-NR-40

Morales & Besa advises Solairedirect Capital in the acquisition of 100% of Canto del Agua SpA, Desarrollo Energético Solar Chile II SpA, Desarrollo Energético Solar Chile III SpA and Desarrollo Energético Solar Chile SpA

Morales & Besa successfully advised Solairedirect Capital in the acquisition of 100% of Canto del Agua SpA, Desarrollo Energético Solar Chile II SpA, Desarrollo Energ […]

May 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Project-Infraestructure-09

Morales & Besa advises Vinci Airports, Aéroports de Paris & Astaldi       

Morales & Besa successfully advised a Foreign Consortium formed by Vinci, Aéroports de Paris (ADP) and Astaldi, on the public bidding process for the Santiago Airport […]

May 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • General-15

Morales & Besa advises Resam S.A. with Resam Union S.A.

Morales & Besa advised Resam S.A. with Resam Union S.A. on document review and advice in daily consultations related to collective bargaining. This negotiation is the […]

May 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • General-13

Morales & Besa advises KDM S.A. with Union No. 8

Morales & Besa advised KDM S.A. with Union No. 8 on document review and advice in daily consultations related to collective bargaining.

The M&B team was led by […]

May 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Team-Work-02

Morales & Besa advises Storbox S.A. with Storbox Union S.A.

Morales & Besa advised Storbox S.A. with Storbox Union S.A.by attending meetings of collective bargaining, preparing relevant documentation and drafting and signing t […]

April 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Dispute-16

Morales y Besa advises EIG Global Energy Partner in connection with the insolvency of Abengoa’s Atacama I Project in Northern Chile

EIG (major Stakeholder) partnered Abengoa in the construction and operation of the biggest Thermo Solar Power Plant in the world. The project, worth US$1.2 billion is cal […]

March 27, 2015|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-23

Morales & Besa advises financial creditors of La Polar on restructuring process 

Morales & Besa successfully advised the Bank of Chile in its capacity as representative of the bondholders of Empresas La Polar SA (which had 99.8% of the debt) in th […]

March 12, 2015|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-01

Morales & Besa advises GlaxoSmithKline plc    

Morales & Besa successfully advised the acquisition of Novartis’s global Vaccines business (excluding influenza vaccines), creating a new world-leading Consumer Healt […]

March 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Project-Infraestructure-08

Morales and Besa advises consortium awarded for the re-tender of Santiago Airport

Morales & Besa successfully advised the compound Vinci Aeroports SAS consortium, Aeroports de Paris SA and Astaldi, global companies with extensive experience in cons […]

February 4, 2015|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-20

Morales & Besa advises Bank of America, BBVA Securities Inc., and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. operating credit of US$200 million

Morales & Besa advised Bank of America, NA, as administrative agent and BBVA Securities Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. as entities in structu […]

January 12, 2015|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-04

Morales & Besa advises underwriters on issuance of sovereign bonds of the Republic of Chile for US$1,060 million and EUR 800 million

Morales & Besa successfully advised Citigroup Global Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and Santander Investment Securities Inc. on the global supply of a serie […]

January 12, 2015|Highlights|
  • Real-Estate-07

Morales & Besa advises  Parex Chile Limitada  

Morales & Besa successfully advised Parex Chile Limitada (member of Parex Group) in connection with a 15 year lease and construction agreement of new facilities of th […]

January 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Dispute-07

Morales & Besa advises Inmobiliaria Icafal Ingevec S.A., Ingeniería y Construcción Icafal and Constructora Ingevec S.A.

Morales & Besa is representing Inmobiliaria Icafal Ingevec S.A., Ingeniería y Construcción Icafal and Constructora Ingevec S.A. in two damage claims filed by former o […]

January 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Dispute-16

Morales & Besa advises Banco de Crédito e Inversiones (BCI) in consumer protection case

Morales & Besa is representing Banco de Crédito e Inversiones in two class actions commenced by different Consumers’ Associations alleging different breaches to the C […]

January 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Project-Infraestructure-15

Morales & Besa advises Vinci Concessions      

Morales & Besa successfully advised Vinci Concessions (France) on the public bidding process for the “Relicitación Tunel El Melón” project (PPP project) and the struc […]

January 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Labour-08

Morales & Besa advises Constructora Ingevec S.A. in labor trial – self dismissal of administration manager

Morales & Besa successfully defended Constructora Ingevec S.A., obtaining favorable rulings in the 1st Labour Court of Santiago and in the Court of Appeals of Santiag […]

January 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Labour-02

Morales & Besa advises Intervial Chile (Grupo ISA)

Morales & Besa successfully defended Intervial Chile (Grupo ISA), obtaining favorable ruling in the Labor Court of Curicó, which established that Intervial Chile (Gru […]

January 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Labour-03

Morales & Besa advises Chilean branch of China Construction Bank

Morales & Besa provides ongoing advice to the Chilean branch of the China Construction Bank. The China Construction Bank recently established a Chilean Branch in Chil […]

January 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-23

Morales & Besa advises Merrill Lynch Corredores de Bolsa SpA

Morales & Besa successfully advised Merrill Lynch Corredores de Bolsa SpA in its role as manager of a simplified tender offer carried out by Alliance Boots Chile SpA, by […]

January 1, 2015|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-10

Morales & Besa advises bond underwriters in Central Angamos for US$800 million

Morales & Besa advised Citi, HSBC and JP Morgan, as Global Coordinators & Joint Bookrunners in the placement of bonds by Empresa Eléctrica Angamos SA, a subsidiar […]

December 2, 2014|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-17

Morales & Besa advises Goldman Sachs financial advisor to Compañia Sud Americana de Vapores in merger with Hapag Lloyd

Morales & Besa successfully advised Goldman Sachs, financial advisor to Compañia Sud Americana de Vapores (Chile’s largest shipping company) in its merger with Hapag […]

December 2, 2014|Highlights|
  • Energy-&-NR-49

Morales & Besa advises Bank of America            

Morales & Besa successfully advised Lundin Mining Corporation, a diversified base metals mining company, in the acquisition of an 80% stake in the Candelaria/Ojos del […]

November 3, 2014|Highlights|
  • Energy-&-NR-34

Morales & Besa advises bankruptcy trustee of Pesca Chile S.A. and bankruptcy trustee of Acuinova Chile S.A.

Morales & Besa advised Herman Chadwick Larrain, bankruptcy trustee of Pesca Chile S.A. and Mariclara González, bankruptcy trustee of Acuinova Chile S.A., on the sale […]

October 22, 2014|Highlights|
  • Banking-and-Finance-28

Morales & Besa advises underwriters on bond issue of US$ 750 million by Corpbanca

M&B advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and Standard Chartered Bank in the placement of bonds by Corpbanca amounting to US $ 750 million […]

October 7, 2014|Highlights|
  • Corporate-Mergers-21

Morales & Besa advises ENAP in financial services contract with Banco Santander -Chile

Morales & Besa advised National Petroleum Company (ENAP) in the private bidding process and subsequent award of a contract for financial services (cash management) an […]

September 9, 2014|Highlights|
  • Labour-03

Morales & Besa advises Ruta del Maipo Concessionaire S.A. with Union Concessionaire Ruta del Maipo S.A.

Morales & Besa advised Ruta del Maipo Concessionaire S.A. with Union Concessionaire Ruta del Maipo S.A. by attending meetings of collective bargaining, preparing rele […]

September 1, 2014|Highlights|

Morales & Besa advises creditors Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado

M&B advised creditors, consisting of banks and insurance companies in granting a loan for Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado ( EFE ), and its subsidiary Ferrocar […]

August 28, 2014|Highlights|
  • Labour-09

Morales & Besa advises Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Morales & Besa advised Bank of America Merrill Lynch on the termination of the work contract of their Country Executive for Chile and Argentina, providing specific an […]

August 4, 2014|Highlights|
  • 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|