Metso’s Acquisition of HighService Corp


Bofill Mir & Álvarez Jana advised on the transaction

Metso has successfully completed its acquisition of HighService Service, the service division of the Chilean mining engineering, construction and technology company HighService Corp.

HighService Service offers its customers a variety of services from maintenance to commissioning and remote monitoring. The company has approximately 1,000 employees and it operates in Chile, Argentina and Brazil.

The acquisition was announced in January 2019 and was approved by the Chilean competition authority in March.

HighService Service is a high-quality service provider for the mining industry. Its offering includes process plant maintenance services, asset management, reliability engineering, and remote monitoring and diagnostics. Prior to the acquisition it was part of the privately-owned HighService Corp. The company is based in Santiago, Chile.

Bofill Mir & Álvarez Jana advised HighService Corp with Octavio Bofill (Picture), Rodrigo Saffirio, Guillermo de la Jara and Daniela Severín.

Involved fees earner: Octavio Bofill – BMAJ Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados; Guillermo de la Jara – BMAJ Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados; Rodrigo Saffirio – BMAJ Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados; Daniela Severin – BMAJ Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados;

Law Firms: BMAJ Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados;

Clients: HighService Corp.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.