Market: Argentina

YPF backs energy transition with US$375 million CAF credit line

Two Norton Rose Fulbright offices and Martinez de Hoz & Rueda in Buenos Aires have helped Latin American development bank Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) and a syndicate of banks issue a US$375 million loan to Argentine state-owned oil group YPF.

24 August 2023

Vaca Muerta: no time to lose

The recent opening of a pipeline that will distribute gas from Argentina’s Vaca Muerta has marked a significant leap forward for one of the world’s largest shale oil and gas reserves. But law firms, companies and the Argentine government are in a race against time to solidify the shale basin’s role in the global energy transition.

23 August 2023

Geely and Renault ink powertrain JV involving LatAm assets

Three Jones Day offices, Bofill Mir Abogados in Santiago and Brazilian firm BMA Advogados have helped Chinese automotive company Geely enter into a joint venture with Renault to launch a powertrain company that will rely on technology produced by the French carmaker’s plants in Argentina, Brazil and Chile.

21 August 2023

Pan American Energy makes debt tap in Argentina

Martinez de Hoz & Rueda (MHR) has advised the underwriters of a US$73 million debt offering made by Argentina’s Pan American Energy.

21 August 2023

Bruchou returns for Genneia green bond offering

Argentine renewables company Genneia has enlisted Bruchou & Funes de Rioja as deal counsel for its US$70 million green bond issuance.

15 August 2023

Argentine IT group secures US$35 million funding round

Four Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP offices have helped Argentine IT group InvGate raise US$35 million in a funding round.

14 August 2023

IFC makes first investment in lithium sector with Argentine project

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Allende & Brea in Buenos Aires have helped global lithium miner Allkem obtain a US$180 million sustainability-linked and green financing from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to develop a lithium project in Argentina.

11 August 2023

PAGBAM opens LatAm desk in Uruguay and adds partner

Argentine Elite firm Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has promoted a counsel to partner and head of its newly launched Latin America desk in Uruguay, where it has also opened an office.

09 August 2023

DAC Beachcroft launches Argentine office with Allende & Brea hire

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has inaugurated an outpost in Argentina, hiring a partner from Allende & Brea to lead it.

09 August 2023

US real estate company brings Argentina to ICSID

A US entity reportedly owned by the family of a Brazilian-Lebanese banking tycoon has lodged an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Argentina over a construction project.

09 August 2023

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