Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers & Acquisitions has been at the heart of our Firm since its inception. We advise a broad array of national and international clients. We help our clients analyze their options in depth by providing cutting-edge and innovative advice, always with a global perspective and a very clear business outlook, underpinned by our extensive and varied experience in this field.
We advise strategic and financial buyers, sellers and their financiers, both national and international, in all types of acquisitions of targets located in Chile and the Latin American region, either in direct sale and purchase processes or in competitive processes.
Our experience include private-to-private transactions, acquisitions of public and/or regulated companies, voluntary and hostile takeovers, mergers, stock exchanges, capitalizations and joint ventures.
The Legal 500 / 2023
The 21-strong corporate and M&A practice at Morales & Besa is regularly sought out by international buy-side clients to act as lead counsel on heavyweight acquisition transactions outside of Chile. Other areas of notable strength include major private equity transactions and complex mergers; while the firm’s enviable client base comprises energy, infrastructure, mining, construction and retail companies, as well as investment banks and private equity funds.
Chambers & Partners / 2022
Respected full-service firm Morales & Besa is frequently retained by significant companies to assist with cross-border and Chilean M&A transactions across several industries, such as energy, mining, technology, and food and beverages. The legal team is also experienced advising local companies and foreign investors on corporate restructuring mandates.