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At CMS Carey & Allende we understand the challenges that you face in the normal development of your business as well as in complex operations in Chile and the Latin American region; whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options such as non-bank lending or through equity investment.

Whatever your size, a large publicly listed company or a small privately owned business, we can deliver a tailored, commercial, cost effective solution for you, covering areas such as M&A, private equity, capital markets, outsourcing, group restructuring and privatisations.

Our seal is to incorporate elements that allow operations to be successful in time, enabling the corporate cultures’ integration for all companies involved, with the purpose of maximising synergy.

All of our areas of practice and sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, real estate and construction, hotels and leisure, technology and media are engaged with each one of the operations in which we participate, which allows us to pinpoint your real commercial issues and risks in a transaction.

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"Respected corporate practice possessing solid capabilities in high-profile multi-jurisdictional M&A issues, particularly matters with a capital markets component.Regularly seen representing key players from the financial services, energy and hospitality industries"

Chambers and Partners Latin America - 2018

"Companies are quick to attest to the high standard of legal service available here. A long-term client describes the team as the best on the market"

Latin Lawyer 250 - 2018

"The practice specialises in complex transactions, including unsolicited tender offers, debt restructurings, and international expansion plans through acquisitions"

The Legal 500 - 2017

"The service provided is excellent: the well co-ordinated team offers an integrated and expert approach to problems. The lawyer also show great commitment to clients and are extremly diligent"

The Legal 500

"They were genuinely involved and cared about the difficult situation, the shareholders, and the management"

Latin Lawyer 250

"[CMS] Carey & Allende has done an excellent job of breaking into the market for leading corporate and M&A transactions in Chile. The firm has a very effective structure with a good customer focus"

Chambers and Partners Latin America

"They have been working for us for more than 15 years [and] in our opinion they are the most professional and capable lawyers firm we could find"

Latin Lawyer 250

"The team is highly responsive and willing to go beyond the normal scope required in order to assist us as necessary"

Chambers and Partners Latin America

"The combination of quality legal counsel with a strong business vision really sets this firm apart"

Chambers and Partners Latin America

"The practice is particularly prominent in Chile’s energy space. It has also done work in the hospitality, salmon farming and real estate sectors"

Latin Lawyer 250 - 2018

"The dedicated and responsive lawyers at [CMS]Carey & Allende approach non-standard transactions with ingenuity and in-depth technical understanding, whilst always offering a personalised service and fantastic client treatment"

Chambers and Partners Latin America
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M&A and GDPR: an­nounced GBP 99 m hotel chain fine high­lights due di­li­gence...
A year since the im­ple­ment­a­tion of the GDPR, de­cisions were handed down in the UK and Ger­many re­veal­ing how the reg­u­la­tion has a dir­ect im­pact on M&A trans­ac­tions. In one rul­ing, the Su­per­vis­ory Au­thor­ity in the UK an­nounced a GBP 99 mil­lion po­ten­tial fine.
New re­port | Con­nec­ted Fu­ture: in­vest­ment op­por­tun­it­ies in the rad­ic­ally...
Tech­no­logy-driv­en trans­form­a­tions are not only dis­rupt­ing our every­day lives, but are also rad­ic­ally trans­form­ing the in­fra­struc­ture sec­tor. On the one hand, in­nov­a­tion is driv­ing an up­grade of ex­ist­ing in­fra­struc­ture, such as di­git­al; on the oth­er hand, it.