Cariola’s main mission is to fully satisfy the legal needs of our clients in any area of the law, through high quality advice provided in a comprehensive, efficient and appropriate manner. With this objective in mind, Cariola’s lawyers propose simple, precise legal solutions, designed for each particular client or case.
Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
We advise banks and national and international financial institutions on bilateral financing and syndicated loans, project financing, structured financing, and other financial transactions with diverse and complex security structures. We help banks and financial institutions, financial intermediaries, investment funds and leasing and factoring companies in their operations in the country, as well as with the regulations and rules of compliance applicable to their business in Chile.
We also work in situations of financial distress, nationally and internationally, including restructuring operations and financial reorganizations.
In addition, we provide advice on capital markets’ operations, such as operations of public offering of securities, OPAs, takeover operations of open stock corporations (sociedades anónimas abiertas), and corporate reorganizations of such companies. This includes advice and assistance to Chilean and foreign investment banks regarding the issuance and placement of capital and debt instruments in Chile and abroad, as well as private and public placements, 144 A bonds and ADRs.
Finally, we provide advice to Chilean corporations (sociedades anónimas) and foreign corporations in Chile, on the processes of incorporation, capitalization, business development, joint-ventures, sales of shares and businesses in the country and abroad, mergers and acquisitions, maintaining interaction with the Central Bank of Chile, foreign investment authorities, the Superintendence of Securities and Insurance, the Superintendence of Banks and Financial Institutions and other public entities.