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At CMS Carey & Allende we understand the challenges 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 of diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options, such as non-bank lending or through equity investments.

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

Our hallmark is to incorporate elements that allow operations to be successful over time, enabling the integration of corporate cultures for all the companies involved, in order to maximise synergy.

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

"CMS Carey & Allende stands out for the experience and outstanding track record of its young and talented partners. They are always available to help"

Chambers Latin America - 2023

"They have a group of very professional lawyers who offer a technical competence across the different areas involved in the transaction. They always meet our deadlines and are able to clearly identify any weakness or risk involved in the matters"

Chambers Latin America - 2020

"CMS Carey & Allende has a world-class corporate and M&A practice that is fully comparable to what might be found in US or global firm"

The Legal 500 - 2022
Jorge Vial

"They have full availability at all times, as well as extensive experience in cross- border operations. They are proactive, purposeful, and have problem-solving skills"

The Legal 500 - 2021
Aldo Poblete

"I would recommend the firm for any transaction. They offer a complete service with capable lawyers who have a broad knowledge of the area"

Chambers Latin America - 2021

"[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 Latin America

"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 Latin America

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Venture Capital
At CMS Carey & Allende we have a practice area specialised in Venture Capital, advising clients from their earliest stages to the internationalisation
22/05/2017
CMS Lat­in Amer­ica - Cor­por­ate/M&A, En­ergy, Min­ing & Pro­jects Bro­chure
CMS has stead­ily grown its pres­ence in Lat­in Amer­ica over the past dec­ade. In Janu­ary 2017 we ad­ded to our well-es­tab­lished of­fices in Brazil and Mex­ico three new CMS mem­ber firms in Chile, Colom­bia and...

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21/10/2022
On*Net Fibra (KKR) ac­quires fibre op­tic net­work of En­tel Chile
CMS Carey & Al­lende ad­vised ON*NET Fibra and KKR on M&A, tele­com­mu­nic­a­tion and ac­quis­i­tion fin­an­cing mat­ters re­lated to the ac­quis­i­tion of the ex­ist­ing fibre op­tic net­work of En­tel Chile, com­pris­ing...
13/10/2022
Law and reg­u­la­tion of private place­ment of com­mon stock in Chile
1. Pro­spect­us re­quire­ment Of­fer to the pub­lic.Ad­mis­sion to trad­ing of se­cur­it­ies on a reg­u­lated mar­ket. 2. Pro­spect­us ex­emp­tions Key ex­emp­tions Of­fer to the pub­licNot made via mass me­dia e.g. the press...
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18/08/2022
KARÜN OB­TAINS USD 2 MIL­LION IN FUND­ING FROM BTG PAC­TU­AL
CMS Carey & Al­lende ad­vised Karün, a Chilean start-up that man­u­fac­tures eye­glasses with re­cycled ma­ter­i­als, on the ne­go­ti­ation and clos­ing of a fin­an­cing deal with BTG Ven­ture Debt, through which Karün...
01/06/2022
CMS Next
What’s next? In a world of ever-ac­cel­er­at­ing change, stay­ing ahead of the curve and know­ing what’s next for your busi­ness or sec­tor is es­sen­tial.At CMS, we see ourselves not only as your leg­al ad­visers but also as your busi­ness part­ners. We work to­geth­er with you to not only re­solve cur­rent is­sues but to an­ti­cip­ate fu­ture chal­lenges and in­nov­ate to meet them.With our latest pub­lic­a­tion, CMS Next, our ex­perts will reg­u­larly of­fer you in­sights in­to and fresh per­spect­ives on a range of is­sues that busi­nesses have to deal with – from ESG agen­das to re­struc­tur­ing after the pan­dem­ic or fa­cing the di­git­al trans­form­a­tion. We will also share with you more about the work that we are do­ing for our cli­ents, help­ing them in­nov­ate, grow and mit­ig­ate risk.To be able to provide you with the best sup­port, we im­merse ourselves in your world to un­der­stand your leg­al needs and chal­lenges. However, it is equally im­port­ant that you know who we are and how we can work with you. So, we in­vite you to meet our ex­perts and catch a glimpse of what is hap­pen­ing in­side CMS.En­joy read­ing this pub­lic­a­tion, which we will up­date reg­u­larly with new con­tent.CMS Ex­ec­ut­ive Team
21/04/2022
En­ergy: Con­sequences of not ex­er­cising an op­tion
In Thurcroft Power Lim­ited v. Volta En­ergy Group Lim­ited [2022] EWHC 338 (Comm), the Com­mer­cial Court de­cided that an op­tion agree­ment con­cern­ing the early stages of a bat­tery stor­age de­vel­op­ment did...
07/04/2022
Porsche ac­quires 12.5% of HIF Glob­al
CMS Carey & Al­lende ad­vised the vehicle man­u­fac­turer Porsche on the ac­quis­i­tion of a 12.5% stake in HIF Glob­al for USD 75 mil­lion as part of the in­ter­na­tion­al fin­an­cing round, to­geth­er with the ma­jor­ity...
28/03/2022
The rise of ar­bit­ra­tion in post M&A dis­putes
The CMS European M&A Study 2022 provides an in­sight in­to the M&A-mar­ket and the use of ar­bit­ra­tion in resolv­ing dis­putes res­ult­ing from M&A deals. This study cov­ers over 400 shares and as­sets deals across...
14/01/2022
It has already been 5 years since we joined CMS
“Our eval­u­ation of CMS Carey & Al­lende is de­cidedly pos­it­iv” - Jorge Al­lende Za­ñartu, CMS Chile part­ner and CMS Lat­in Amer­ica Steer­ing Com­mit­tee chair­man. On the fifth an­niversary of the in­teg­ra­tion...
16/12/2021
Leg­al guide for com­pany dir­ect­ors and CEOs in Chile
ESG ob­lig­a­tion for Dir­ect­ors and CEOs 1. Do ex­ist­ing dir­ect­ors’ du­ties con­tain ob­lig­a­tions that ap­ply to mat­ters that could be cat­egor­ised as an ESG con­sid­er­a­tion, e.g. the en­vir­on­ment, em­ploy­ee...
17/06/2021
La fór­mula de Broota en el "exit" de Pago Fá­cil
Hace un­os días, nuestra firma ase­soró en la venta de la FinTech Pago Fá­cil que fue ad­quirida por BCI Pa­gos. Di­ri­gidos por Diego Rodríguez, nuestro equipo no solo ase­soró a Pago Fá­cil, si no que...
17/06/2021
Venta de la FinTech Pago Fá­cil
CMS Carey & Al­lende, lid­erados por su so­cio Diego Rodríguez, ase­soró en la venta de Pago Fá­cil a BCI Pa­gos, un joint Ven­ture entre Bci (Banco de Crédito e In­ver­siones) y EVO Pay­ments.Pago Fá­cil...
01/06/2021
Some leaks can­'t be fixed
“Con­fid­en­tial in­form­a­tion is like an ice cube... give it to the party who has no re­fri­ger­at­or or will not agree to keep it in one, and by the time of the tri­al you have just a pool of wa­ter.” This...