Market: Argentina

Pro bono: Building bridges

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Fostering collaboration between law firms and building relationships with local clearinghouses is crucial for Latin American outfits to make their pro bono practices more successful. Firms may compete with one another to win M&A or capital markets mandates, but pro bono practices must work together to help those most in need.

13 January 2023

Pro bono: The road to progress

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Engagement in pro bono work in Latin America grows every year and law firms across the region are consolidating their offerings by taking important steps to further institutionalise their practices, but our research suggests much more needs to be done to get lawyers involved.

12 January 2023

Nicholson y Cano and PAGBAM steer lab bond issuance

Nicholson y Cano Abogados has helped Argentine pharmaceutical business Laboratorios Richmond make a debt issuance worth US$50 million.

12 January 2023

Argentine water company makes US$482 million debt swap

Argentine water and sanitation company Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos (AySA) has hired Holland & Knight LLP in New York and Bruchou & Funes de Rioja in Buenos Aires to complete a US$482 million notes exchange and issue new bonds.

06 January 2023

Bruchou adds insolvency and disputes firepower

Argentine Elite firm Bruchou & Funes de Rioja has strengthened its disputes and restructuring groups by hiring a partner from local outfit Estudio Matta y Trejo.

05 January 2023

LatAm firms help UPS seal Bomi acquisition

Seven Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP offices, Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá, Brazil’s Mattos Filho and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped US delivery company UPS finalise its acquisition of Italian healthcare logistics group Bomi.

22 December 2022

Embraer GC: compliance procedures are protecting the business

The top lawyer at Brazilian plane maker Embraer described how its compliance controls protected the company after planned sales to a troubled airline fell through.

19 December 2022

Bomchil returns for MetroGas financing

Bomchil has helped Banco Itaú grant a 2.3 billion Argentine pesos (US$13 million) loan to local energy company MetroGas.

16 December 2022

German engineering platform buys Argentine tech group IncluIT

Several DLA Piper LLP offices have helped Cologne-headquartered engineering and consultancy platform Avenga acquire Argentine software company IncluIT.

14 December 2022

Argentina’s Vista raises funds in US$40 million debt swap

Mexican oil company Vista Energy has enlisted Bruchou & Funes de Rioja to complete a bond swap worth US$40 million.

12 December 2022

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