Banking and Finance

Morales & Besa has a highly regarded and experienced banking & finance team.  We have participated in numerous highly complex financings in both local and international markets, including: foreign exchange transactions;, syndicated financings; club deals; and refinancing of existing debts.

We represent both creditors, whether banks or other financial institutions, and debtors, in all kinds of transactions, including: secured and unsecured financings; structured financings; acquisition financings; securitizations; restructurings and capitalizations.

We have also actively participated in various project financing transactions, mainly in the energy and infrastructure sectors, including some of the most emblematic of recent years. We have extensive experience in the financing of power generation projects, transmission lines, highways, airports, hospitals, dams and ports, among others, whether advising financiers, sponsors, shareholders, operators, advisors, suppliers, purchasers and underwriters.

Contact team
José Miguel Carvajal D.

Relevant operations in
Banking and Finance

Banco Santander-Chile and Banco de Chile
We advised Banco Santander-Chile and Banco de Chile in a financing for the issuance of stand-by letters of credit and imports for an amount of 250,000,000 required by Comercial Motores de los Andes SpA (Kaufmann)
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, MUGF Bank, Ltd. and Banco Santander, S.A.
We advised Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, MUGF Bank, Ltd. And Banco Santander, S.A. in the refinancing granted to Amanecer Solar SpA, a company controlled by Brookfield Asset Management, for an amount of USD 200 million.
KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., Instituto de Crédito Oficial, E.P.E.
Advice our clients in the financing granted to Parque Eólico Atacama SpA (owned by Ibereolica and Repsol) for the design, construction and operation of a 165 MW wind park located in the commune of Freirina, Huasco Province in the Atacama region, Chile.
Sociedad Concesionaria Nuevo Pudahuel S.A.
We advised Sociedad Concesionaria Nuevo Pudahuel S.A. in the restructuring of its outstanding loans with a syndicate of Chilean and international lenders.