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Total snaps up Argentine renewable assets

17 October 2017

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires has helped French oil company Total close the Argentine leg of its multijurisdictional minority stake acquisition of French renewables developer Eren for €237.5 million (US$278.8 million).

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

Top speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer’s Tax Summit

16 October 2017

Senior figures from Peruvian beverage multinational Aje, the Florida International Bankers Association, KPMG and UBS along with senior representations from top law firms, financial service providers and universities are set to speak at Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit, which will be held on Thursday 9 November in Miami.

Quartet of US and Argentine firms aid Galicia follow-on offer

13 October 2017

US firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and Argentine firm Beccar Varela have helped Argentine financial services company Grupo Financiero Galicia make a follow-on share offering in Argentina and on the New York stock exchange, with a total registered capital amount of US$632.5 million. 

Double down on LatAm privacy law compliance, say panellists

Double down on LatAm privacy law compliance, say panellists

11 October 2017

Multinational companies operating across Latin America risk costly litigation if they don’t address local privacy and data protection laws and rely on US or European legislative standards, heard delegates at the 4th Latin Lawyer Labour & Employment conference held in Miami on 26 September.

Cablevisión gets financing for Telecom merger

09 October 2017

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Buenos Aires and Argentina's Saenz Valiente & Asociados have helped Cablevisión Holdings obtain US$750 million in acquisition financing.

Argentina’s Sancor buys Banco del Sol

06 October 2017

Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani Abogados has helped insurance group Sancor Seguros acquire Banco del Sol from its four controlling shareholders.

Grupo Supervielle makes ADS issuance

06 October 2017

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices in Buenos Aires and New York, and Errecondo, Gonzalez & Funes in Buenos Aires have helped Argentine financial services company Grupo Supervielle issue securities locally and offer American Depositary Shares (ADS) internationally in a debt tap worth US$473.8 million.

John Deere completes Argentine notes offer

06 October 2017

Estudio O'Farrell Abogados has helped the Argentine financial arm of US agricultural machinery maker John Deere issue notes worth a combined US$50 million.

Argentine banks agree to sell Visa card issuer

Argentine banks agree to sell Visa card issuer

05 October 2017

Argentina’s antitrust enforcer has accepted a divestment proposal from 14 banks that own the only company authorised to issue Visa cards in the country, resolving abuse of dominance concerns.

BP-Bridas sign joint venture in Argentina

02 October 2017

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP’s London office, Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal in Argentina and Spain’s Uria Menendez have helped British oil and gas heavyweight BP enter a joint venture with its Argentine counterpart Bridas.