Market: Argentina

Austrian pipe maker taps into Latin American fibreglass market

Dentons’ offices in Argentina, Colombia and Mexico have helped Austrian building materials group Wietersdorfer acquire Medellín-headquartered O-tek Internacional for US$40 million, including several Latin American assets.

27 September 2023

Mitrani Caballero stars in cross-border pipe coating acquisition

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno has helped the pipe manufacturing subsidiary of Argentine conglomerate Techint acquire the pipe coating business of Canadian counterpart Mattr US$166 million – including several Mexican assets.

19 September 2023

FTI expands LatAm offering with Marval compliance head

Gustavo Morales – the head of compliance at Argentine Elite firm Marval O'Farrell Mairal – has left to join FTI Consulting as managing director in its risk and investigations division.

18 September 2023

Private equity group sued for ‘rigged’ sale of LATAM’s aircraft

A global investment manager is being sued for the second time in three years for allegedly implementing a “sham foreclosure sale” of a bankrupt airline's aircraft.

15 September 2023

Multiple firms steer Capex exchange offer in Argentina

Linklaters in New York and São Paulo and Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán in Buenos Aires have helped Argentine energy company Capex complete an exchange offer, raising US$189 million in new notes.

15 September 2023

Argentina on the hook for billions over YPF

Burford Capital says the latest ruling in a US lawsuit it is financing against Argentina means the state will have to pay around US$16 billion for nationalising oil and gas operator YPF.

13 September 2023

Argentine enforcer questioned over closure of pivotal cartel probe

The head of Argentina’s antitrust authority must explain why the agency controversially decided to close one of its largest-ever cartel investigations, a member of the country’s opposition party has said.

12 September 2023

Marfrig sells abattoirs to Minerva for US$1.5 billion

Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped Brazilian meat processor Minerva acquire 7.5 billion reais (US$1.5 billion) worth of abattoirs from competitor Marfrig, a deal that includes assets in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.

08 September 2023

TotalEnergies and Pampa close power asset swap in Argentina

Marval O'Farrell Mairal has helped France’s TotalEnergies complete an asset swap with Argentine power company Pampa Energía.

08 September 2023

Colombia’s Sura exits insurance sector in Argentina and El Salvador

Several firms have helped Colombian investor Grupo Sura divest its insurance businesses in Argentina and El Salvador.

07 September 2023

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