Knauf Group’s Acquisition of 100% interest in Novochile S.A.

Alessandri and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos have advised on the deal

Knauf completed the acquisition of the company Novochile, with its plasterboard production plant in the city of La Serena and its gypsum ore assets.

Opened in November 2014, the plant has a capacity of 10 million square meters per year and supplies the center and north of Chile . Knauf will incorporate the 100 employees currently working in the divisions of administration, sales and manufacturing. The production of gypsum slabs from the Chilean industrial complex will complement that from the Knauf plant in Argentina.

Alessandri has advised Knauf Group with a team including Fernando Jamarne (Picture) Guillermo Correa, Cristóbal Riffo, Joaquín Vicuña, Catalina Spencer, Alfonso Muñoz, Andrés Dighero and Sebastián Molina.

Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos has advised Novochile S.A. with a team including Gerardo Varela, Constanza Weber and Alejandrina Karlezi.

Involved fees earner: Gerardo Varela – Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía Ltda; Alejandrina Karlezi – Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía Ltda; Constanza Weber – Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía Ltda; Fernando Jamarne – Alessandri; Guillermo Correa – Alessandri; Cristóbal Riffo – Alessandri; Joaquín Vicuña – Alessandri; Catalina Spencer – Alessandri; Alfonso Muñoz B. – Alessandri; Andrés Dighero – Alessandri; Sebastián Molina – Alessandri;

Law Firms: Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos & Cía Ltda; Alessandri;

Clients: Knauf International GmbH; Novochile S.A.;


Author: Ambrogio Visconti.