Market: Argentina

San Miguel issues first sustainability-linked bonds in Argentina

Nicholson y Cano Abogados has helped citrus company San Miguel issue the first sustainability-linked bonds in the Argentine market, raising some US$50 million.

20 September 2021

Buenos Aires province restructures US$7.2 billion debt

The province of Buenos Aires has hired three offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and DLA Piper (Argentina) to restructure US$7.2 billion worth of debt, which it defaulted on more than a year ago.

17 September 2021

Bruchou and Beccar Varela steer Vista debt issuance

Argentina’s Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has helped the local division of Mexico’s Vista Oil & Gas issue US$110 million worth of notes.

14 September 2021

Argentina's CLISA inks US$322 million consent solicitation

Clifford Chance LLP in New York and São Paulo and CROZ Roberts | Domínguez | Carassai Tax & Legal in Buenos Aires have helped Argentine infrastructure group Compañía Latinoamericana de Infraestructura & Servicios (CLISA) sign a consent solicitation agreement with bondholders to extend the maturity of existing debt worth US$322 million.

13 September 2021

Argentina hits AB Inbev subsidiary with competition abuse fine

Argentina’s competition enforcer has fined an Anheuser-Busch Inbev subsidiary €1.3 million (US$1.5 million) as part of its first-ever decision to penalise exclusivity provisions created through the use of loyalty discounts.

09 September 2021

Arca buys Ecuadorean snacks producer Carlisnacks

Mexico’s Arca Continental has relied on Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) in Quito and Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán in Buenos Aires to purchase Ecuadorean snacks producer Carlisnacks.

08 September 2021

Nordex refinancing calls on several LatAm firms

German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has enlisted Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Frankfurt as lead international counsel to obtain a refinancing, which saw it increase an existing loan by 171 million euros (US$200 million).

06 September 2021

Assignee of arbitration award seeks to collect from Argentina

A Delaware entity that acquired the rights to a US$320 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award against Argentina has applied to enforce it in the US in the wake of a dispute with the administrators of the original claimants.

31 August 2021

Bruchou acts as deal counsel in Genneia’s green bonds

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has used its recently launched climate action and sustainable business platform to advise Argentine renewables company Genneia in an issuance of green bonds worth nearly US$65 million.

27 August 2021

Colombia’s Ecopetrol buys majority stake in ISA

Colombia’s largest oil company Ecopetrol has hired Baker McKenzie LLP in Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Santiago and Lima and Trench Rossi Watanabe in São Paulo to acquire a majority stake in Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) from the Colombian government in a deal worth 14.2 trillion pesos (US$3.7 billion).

26 August 2021

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