Market: Argentina

Córdoba restructures international debt

Argentina’s second largest city, Córdoba, has hired Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Houston and Córdova Francos Abogados in Buenos Aires to restructure US$150 million worth of foreign debt, following in the footsteps of the federal government and the province of Mendoza.

24 November 2020

US mobile phone maker divests in Argentina

Beccar Varela has helped US telecoms company Brightstar sell its phone producing business in Argentina to local manufacturer Mirgor.

24 November 2020

Argentine grid manager faces third arbitration

A third renewables investor is bringing a United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) claim against Argentina’s electricity market manager at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).

23 November 2020

LatAm firms in Advent’s US$2.7 billion global buy of Nielsen business

Several Ropes & Gray LLP offices, Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City have helped private equity investor Advent International buy Nielsen’s retailer data business, Global Connect, for US$2.7 billion.

23 November 2020

Five firms in Spanish-language media deal

Five Jones Day offices, Argentina’s Allende & Brea, Bergstein Abogados in Montevideo and Paz Horowitz Abogados in Quito have helped US media company Entravision acquire a controlling stake in advertising company RedMas from counterpart Grupo Cisneros.

19 November 2020

Clifford Chance's LatAm disputes head goes solo

Ignacio Suarez Anzorena has left his position as head of Latin American disputes at Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC, to go solo as an arbitrator based in Uruguay.

17 November 2020

PAGBAM opens in Chile with Schwenke & Cía tie-up

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has reached an integration agreement with Chilean law firm Schwencke & Cía, in what is thought to be the first time an Argentine firm has opened an operational office outside its home country.

16 November 2020

Marval O'Farrell and Gonzalez & Ferraro in Walmart’s Argentina sale

Marval O'Farrell Mairal has helped Walmart sell its Argentine operations to local family-owned retailer Grupo de Narváez, as the US retailer continues to reorganise its international assets.

10 November 2020

Argentina’s Berton Moreno + Ojam splits

After three years as one entity Argentine IP firm Berton Moreno + Ojam has split into Berton Moreno IP Law and Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum.

09 November 2020

Bomchil poaches three partners and of counsel from Alliani & Bruzzon

Argentine law firm Bomchil has hired a group of lawyers from oil and gas specialist Alliani & Bruzzon – including esteemed partner Pablo Alliani – as part of the firm’s strategy to expand its service offering.

02 November 2020

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