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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 4

Honorato Delaveau

In addition to a variety of financing matters, Honorato Delaveau advises major local and foreign companies and financial institutions on asset management, restructuring, portfolio securitisation and refinancing, as well as liquidation and bankruptcy matters. José Luis Honorato led advice to 3900 Bayviews (a subsidiary of real estate joint venture Alta Developers) on the negotiation and structuring of a $60m facility granted by BCI Miami and BCI Santiago. Securitisation specialist Gonzalo Delaveau, asset financing expert Sebastián Delpiano and real estate specialist Juan Ignacio Peña are all highly regarded.

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Corporate and M&A (including compliance)
Corporate and M&A (including compliance) - ranked: tier 4

Honorato Delaveau

Honorato Delaveau is particularly focused on significant mid-market corporations, as well as local and foreign private equity funds acquiring Chilean assets and business with a regional (Peru-Colombia) presence or the potential to expand. The team advised Spanish governmental entity COFIDEX (and its fund FIEX), on the acquisition (in conjunction with Spanish infrastructure company Globalvias), of 100% of the shares in Ruta 160, a highway in southern Chile. Gonzalo Delaveau ‘has excellent knowledge of clients’ deals’; José Luis Honorato and Sebastián Delpiano are also widely respected.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 5

Honorato Delaveau

Honorato Delaveau specialises in the representation of corporate and individual clients in cases involving corporate, contractual, capital markets, real estate, construction, and energy matters. The team recently advised the claimants in an arbitration against Inmobiliaria Plaza Manquehue II and Fondo de Inversion Inmobiliaria Capital Advisors Fundación Parques Cementerios regarding the calculation of breach-of-contract damages. José Luis Honorato is ‘a very reliable arbitrator’.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 3

Honorato Delaveau

Honorato Delaveau’s areas of particular strength include project finance work for banks, mining and electricity projects, and other infrastructure-related development matters. Gonzalo Delaveau advised Chile’s Banco de Crédito e Inversiones on the project financing for the construction and operation of a PV solar generation plant. His fellow name partner José Luis Honorato is also a key adviser.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 4

Honorato Delaveau

Honorato Delaveau advises real estate and construction companies, real estate investment funds, investment banks, family offices and private clients on the development and implementation of real estate projects, including residential, industrial and commercial real estate. Juan Ignacio Peña and Sebastian Delpiano are the main contacts.

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Chile: Energy and natural resources

Electricity/oil and gas
Energy and natural resources: electricity - ranked: tier 4

Honorato Delaveau

Honorato Delaveau is experienced in advising on the development, construction, operation and maintenance of energy projects, including solar generation. The practice also handles energy-M&A, finance and regulatory matters. The key names are Gonzalo Delaveau and of counsel Rodrigo Delaveau.

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Mining
Energy and natural resources: mining - ranked: tier 3

Honorato Delaveau

Honorato Delaveau regularly advises clients on mining projects, including the granting of mining concessions, rights of way and water rights; administrative, regulatory and environmental permits; and engineering and procurement contracts. The team advised Turnbrook Mining on the negotiation of an investment and shareholder agreement with mining-sector focused Resources Capital Fund. Gonzalo Delaveau and Rodrigo Delaveau are the recommended practitioners.

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