Santiago Carregal heads the banking and finance department and is chairman of the firm. He specialises in capital markets and corporate finance and has represented companies and investments banks in more than 180 transactions, including public offerings, private placements and tender and exchange offers, structured and project financings and mortgage securitisation involving a variety of equity, debt and hybrid instruments.
In recent years he has been increasingly active in M&As, handling a number of notable transactions. From 2012 to 2014, he co-led the team of lawyers that represented Repsol and Repsol Butano in all matters relating to the expropriation of Repsol’ s participation in YPF.
He worked as a foreign attorney for Shearman & Sterling in New York, is a former vice-president and has a master’s in law from the University of Illinois.
He is a member of the board of the Argentine Bank’s Lawyers Committee (Comité de Abogados de la República Argentina).