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Abeledo Gottheil advises Silica Networks Argentina in international loan
Abeledo Gottheil advises Silica Networks Argentina in international loan

Abeledo Gottheil advises Silica Networks Argentina in international loan

15 June 2001

Buenos Aires firm Abeledo Gottheil Abogados SC acted as Argentine legal counsel to Silica Networks Argentina SA in the drafting and negotiation of securities for a US$93.5 million loan granted to Silica by Nortel Networks Limited, as part of a global transaction in which Nortel lent US$110 million to the Argentine and Chilean subsidiaries of Silica Networks for its fibre-optic network telecommunications project. The global deal was described in the June 5 edition of Latin Lawyer Weekly Briefing.

Negri, Teijeiro & Incera advises Dumez
Negri, Teijeiro & Incera advises Dumez

Negri, Teijeiro & Incera advises Dumez

15 June 2001

During the past four months Negri, Teijeiro & Incera has advised Dumez GTM (Sucursal Argentina) on the Argentine legal and tax implications arising from an international tender offer made by the province of Buenos Aires to build eight prisons in its jurisdiction utilising a trust structure and a leasing.

Pérez Alati advises the Province of Córdoba in privatisation of gambling
Pérez Alati advises the Province of Córdoba in privatisation of gambling

Pérez Alati advises the Province of Córdoba in privatisation of gambling

15 June 2001

Buenos Aires-based firm Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz has advised the Province of Córdoba in Argentina in the privatisation of its lottery and casinos. The firm acted as legal counsel to the Province of Córdoba and to its financial advisors, Banco Santander Central Hispano and Société Générale.

Severgnini advises in rating agency sale
Severgnini advises in rating agency sale

Severgnini advises in rating agency sale

15 June 2001

Local law firm Severgnini, Robiola, Grinberg & Larrechea has advised Fitch Holding AG in the sale of Argentine rating agency Magister. Fitch sold its 50 per cent participation in the capital stock and votes of Magister/Backwatch Calificadora de Riesgo SA to local shareholders.

Local and NY firms advise in Cablevision shareholder reorganisation
Local and NY firms advise in Cablevision shareholder reorganisation

Local and NY firms advise in Cablevision shareholder reorganisation

08 June 2001

Cablevisión SA, the largest Multiple System Operator in Argentina, has undergone an internal shareholder reorganisation, as a result of which affiliates of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc and Liberty Media Corporation now each control a 50 per cent equity stake in the company.

Pérez Alati wins arbitration award
Pérez Alati wins arbitration award

Pérez Alati wins arbitration award

08 June 2001

As an effective alternative to drawn-out court litigation, JM Huber Argentina SA was awarded around US$3.5 million in compensation and damages in an arbitration proceeding that had been instituted by Huber against Celulosa Argentina SA for breach of contract relating to a precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) plant in Zarate.

Marval, O'Farrell advises in fibre-optic loan deal
Marval, O'Farrell advises in fibre-optic loan deal

Marval, O'Farrell advises in fibre-optic loan deal

01 June 2001

Buenos Aires-based Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal has advised the lender in a US$110-million loan for the financing of a fibre-optic network.

Bruchou, Milbank and Sullivan & Cromwell in floating rate trust note issue
Bruchou, Milbank and Sullivan & Cromwell in floating rate trust note issue

Bruchou, Milbank and Sullivan & Cromwell in floating rate trust note issue

01 June 2001

The Buenos Aires branch of Bank of America NA, acting solely as financial trustee of Titán TGS 2001 Financial Trust, has issued US$200 million worth of Class A and Class B floating rate trust notes, due in 2006.

New managing partner for Uría & Menéndez in Argentina
New managing partner for Uría & Menéndez in Argentina

New managing partner for Uría & Menéndez in Argentina

01 June 2001

Eduardo Rodríguez-Rovira has been appointed managing partner for Uría & Menéndez in Buenos Aires. He will be based at the offices of Uría’s local alliance partner, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal.

New public offerings regime creates greater transparency
New public offerings regime creates greater transparency

New public offerings regime creates greater transparency

01 June 2001

On May 22, Decree 677/2001 on Transparency and Better Practices in the Capital Markets (‘the Decree’) was issued, amending the public offering regime in Argentina.