Market: Argentina

Argentine criminal court keeps country’s enforcement efforts on track

A 2020 ruling by Argentina’s top criminal court reaffirming the constitutionality of its cooperating defendant law has prevented the derailment of the country’s biggest corruption case and the stifling of its financial crime enforcement.

18 January 2021

Sandvik relies on LatAm firms for global mining deal

Multiple Norton Rose Fulbright offices and a slew of Latin American law firms have helped Swedish engineering company Sandvik acquire multinational mining solutions company DSI Underground from European investor Triton for 943 million euros (US$1.1 billion).

15 January 2021

Argentina’s largest electricity supplier gets new investors

Argentina’s Alfaro Abogados and Marval O'Farrell Mairal have helped two local investors acquire a majority share in the country’s largest electricity supplier Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte (Edenor) for US$95 million.

15 January 2021

Glencore, Yamana and Newmont strike mining JV in Argentina

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto and Beretta Godoy in Buenos Aires have helped Canadian mining group Yamana Gold enter into a joint venture with Anglo-Swiss commodity trader Glencore and US counterpart Newmont in a project set to combine two of Argentina’s largest mining operations.

12 January 2021

Marval steers Argentine aviation merger

Marval O'Farrell Mairal has helped Argentine aviation group Aerolíneas Argentinas merge with its sister company, Austral Líneas Aéreas.

07 January 2021

Six firms help Argentine province of Chubut restructure debt

The Argentine province of Chubut has hired DLA Piper LLP in New York and Buenos Aires to reach a restructuring agreement for US$650 million worth of international debt with bondholders.

04 January 2021

Tavarone Rovelli and Bruchou structure Albanesi debt programme

Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani has helped Argentine gas trader Rafael G. Albanesi set up a debt programme for US$100 million and make two initial issuances.

17 December 2020

Zang Bergel and PAGBAM in IRSA exchange offer

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados has helped Argentine real estate developer Inversiones y Representaciones Sociedad Anónima (IRSA) make an exchange offer worth US$112 million.

14 December 2020

Neuquén becomes latest Argentine province to restructure debt

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Buenos Aires and Tanoira Cassagne Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped the Argentine province of Neuquén restructure international notes worth US$683 million.

11 December 2020

PAGBAM and Schwencke on the reasons for their tie-up

The recent integration agreement reached between Argentine firm Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) and Chile’s Schwencke & Cía – which has since rebranded as PAGBAM Schwencke Chile – was an interesting move from two established firms in their respective markets. We speak to partners from both sides about their motivations for the tie-up and where they go from here.

10 December 2020

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