Aixa Sureda is a partner of the corporate and mergers & acquisitions as well as co-head of the antitrust and competition practice areas.
Ms Sureda specialises in corporate law with most of her expertise focused on structuring and negotiating mergers and acquisitions, private equity deals and debt restructurings, rendering legal advice to investment banks and large corporations. In addition, she has extensive experience in competition and antitrust law, both in local (merger control and anticompetitive practices), as well as in cross-border transactions, having been involved in several market investigations related to different industry sectors.
Ms Sureda’s most significant transactional work includes Ball Corporation’s sale of its tinplate business to Envases del Plata SA; Red Surcos’s acquisition of BH Biocombustibles SRL, a biodiesel company; sale of 73% of the shares in Diransa San Luis SA to Lucens Capital, a private equity firm; acquisition by Vista Oil & Gas of the shares of Petrolera Entre Lomas S. and other additional assets of Pampa Energía and Pluspetrol; sale of 100% of Maco Transportadora de Caudales SA. and Maco Litoral SA to Brinks Argentina SA; The Dow Chemical Company and EI du Pont de Nemours and Co merger; sale of all the assets and liabilities of the editorial business of Grupo Televisa to local management; sale of Nacural SA, member of Oceano Sea Food Group and controlling entity of Bentónicos de Argentina SA; dissolution and liquidation of Nicoll SA, member of Aliaxis Group: sale of Forratec Argentina SA by Dow Agrosciences B.V. and the refinancing of its debt; and sale of Nextel Communications Argentina SRL to Grupo Clarín SA.
Prior to joining the firm, she was a partner at Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in the general corporate, the mergers and acquisition and the competition and antitrust law areas of practice (2002–2018), leading the anticompetitive practices group. She was also a foreign associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, during 2005–2006.
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