Transactions

Mergers & Acquisitions
Local Transactions

  • Pampa Energía in its sale of Petrobras Argentina’s downstream business to Trafigura (2017).

  • Federico Tomasevich in the sale of his controlling participation in Central Urbana S.A. (94,3879% of the capital stock and voting rights), a corporation authorized to negotiate its shares in the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, to Mr. Eduardo Eurnekian, and Puente Hnos S.A. as agent of the Mandatory Tender Offer (2017).

  • Federico Tomasevich in the sale of his co-controlling participation in Ecogas group to Mr. Guillermo Reca, Mr. Ronaldo Strazzolinni, Gonzalo Peres Moore and a group of investors (2017).

  • Marcelo Mindlin and a group of investors in the acquisition of a 100% direct and indirect participation in IECSA (a company engaged in major public works’ construction) and Creaurban (a real estate developer company) and several subsidiaries in Argentina and other Latinamerican countries (2017)

  • Central Térmica Loma de la Lata in a joint venture with an investment vehicle of global fund Castlelake, which will build a 100-megawatt wind farm in Buenos Aires under the Argentine government’s 2016 renewable energy programme, RenovAR (2017)

  • Pampa Energía in the sale of 50% participation in Compañía de Inversiones de Energía S.A., the holding company of Transportadora del Gas del Sur, the largest Argentine company involved in transporting gas, operator of the largest network of gas pipelines in Latin America and leading company in the sale of natural gas in Argentina in a transaction worth US$241 million (2016)

  • Eduardo Tapia, Gabriel Ruiz and Christian Cavanagh in the acquisition from Raymond James South American Holdings of its equity interest in Raymond James Argentina, RJ Delta Asset Management and RJ Delta Capital (2016)

  • Grupo Lamosa in the acquisition of Cerámica San Lorenzo S.A., one of the largest producers of ceramic floor and wall tile in Argentina (2016)

  • Salta Refrescos S.A, subsidiary of Arca Continental S.A.B. de C.V, in the acquisition of the sugar mill Ingenio La Fronterita asset, owned by José Minetti y Compañía Limitada S.A.C. (2016)

  • Energía Argentina S.A. in the acquisition from Grupo Eling S.A. of a 25% stake in Citelec, the controlling shareholder of Transener (the largest electricity transporter in Argentina) (2016)

  • Blue Water Energy, in its acquisition of a controlling stake in Galileo Global Technologies L.T.D. a company that provides transportation and processing of natural gas (2016)

  • Dolphin Créditos S.A. in the sale of a minority stake in the capital stock of Grupo ST S.A., the holding company of the financial entity Banco de Servicios y Transacciones S.A. (2016)

  • Petrolera Pampa S.A. in investment agreements entered into with YPF in connection with the exploration and production of Rincón del Mangrullo Area, by virtue of which Petrolera Pampa S.A. committed to invest US$350 million within a period to be ended in 2017 (2015)

  • Petrolera Pampa S.A. in the assignment to Petroleos Sudamericanos S.A. of the rights and obligations under the concession related to the Area El Caracol in the Province of Neuquén (2015)

  • A Brazilian investment group in the acquisition from Affinia Group Inc. of the Argentine companies Affinia Argentina S.A. and Farloc Argentina S.A. and the Uruguayan entities Fanacif S.A. and Arvis Ltda. (all companies engaged in the manufacturing, distribution and sale of car accessories) (2015)

  • Dolphin Créditos S.A. in the sale of a minority stake in the capital stock of Grupo ST S.A., the holding company of the financial entity Banco de Servicios y Transacciones S.A. (2015)

  • Caro y Cía. S.A. in the acquisition of 45% of the capital stock of Emegé S.A. (a large water heater supplier company in Argentina) (2015)

  • Sophia Capital in its acquisition of the Argentine subsidiaries of Lupatech S.A.: Válvulas Worcester de Argentina S.A., Industrias y Tecnologías en Aceros S.A., Norpatagónica S.A. and Esferomatic S.A. (2014)

  • Southern Cross Group in the sale of its controlling interests in Compañía General de Combustibles S.A., an oil & gas company, to Cedicor S.A., parent company of Corporación América S.A. (2013)

  • Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (Edenor) in the sale of an indirect controlling interest in Empresa Distribuidora de Energía Norte (EDEN) S.A. (an electricity distribution company in the Province of Buenos Aires) to Servicios de Distribución Eléctrica Buenos Aires Norte SL. (2013)

  • Salta Refrescos S.A. in the merger by absorption of Formosa Refrescos S.A. and Distribuidora Dico S.A., bottling and distribution companies.(2013)

  • Gestión de Electricidad y Energía S.A. in the sale of 50% of the capital share of Empresa de Energía Río Negro S.A. (an electricity distribution Company in the Province of Río Negro, Argentina). (2013)

  • Shareholders of Megainver Sociedad Gerente de Fondos Comunes de Inversión S.A. (one of Argentina’s largest mutual fund managers with a portfolio worth approximately US$157.6 million) in the sale of 50% of the capital share to investment bank Puente. (2013)

  • Several individuals in an equity financing round organized by Hickies, a company that has developed and markets an elastic lacing system replacing traditional laces for shoes.  (2013)

  • Sophia Capital, ShacCor Canada Holdings and the French fund 4D in its acquisition of Grupo Socotherm, including its argentine subsidiary and the respective subsidiaries in Brazil, US and Venezuela. Subsequently, we acted as legal counsel of Sophia Capital and ShawCor Canada Holdings in the acquisition of 4D’s equity interest in Grupo Socotherm and finally, as legal counsel of Sophia Capital in the sale to ShawCor Canada Holdings of its equity interest in Grupo Socotherm. (2012-2010)

  • Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (Edenor) in the sale of an indirect controlling interest in Empresa Distribuidora de Salta (EDESA) S.A. (an electricity distribution company in the Province of Salta) to Salta Inversiones Eléctricas S.A. (2012)

  • Pampa Energía S.A. and Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (Edenor) in the acquisition from AEI of (i) 100% of the capital stock of AESEBA S.A. (owner of 90% of the capital stock of Empresa Distribuidora de Energía Norte (EDEN) S.A.) and (ii) 77.2% of the capital stock of Empresa Distribuidora Regional S.A. (EMDERSA), parent company of the following provincial electricity distribution companies Empresa Distribuidora San Luis (EDESAL) S.A., Empresa Distribuidora de Electricidad de La Rioja (EDELAR) S.A. and Empresa Distribuidora de Electricidad de Salta (EDESA) S.A. (2011)

  • Pampa Energía S.A. and its subsidiary Pampa Inversiones S.A. in the acquisition from AEI of 100% of US$199.6 million principal outstanding notes issued by Compañía de Inversiones de Energía S.A. (CIESA), parent company of Transportadora de Gas del Sur (“TGS”) and other CIESA’s debts, together with the corresponding title and rights in certain litigation actions related thereto. (2011)

  • Pampa Energía S.A. and its subsidiary Pampa Participaciones S.A. in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Enron Pipeline Company Argentina (EPCA) S.A., owner of 10% of the capital stock of Compañía de Inversiones de Energía S.A. (CIESA). (2011)

  • Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (Edenor) in the sale of an indirect controlling interest in Emdersa Generación Salta S.A. (EGSSA), an electricity generation company in the Province of Salta, to Pampa Energía S.A. (2011)

  • Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (Edenor) in the sale of an indirect controlling interest in Empresa Distribuidora San Luis (EDESAL) S.A. (an electricity distribution company in the Province of San Luis) to Rovella Carranza S.A. (2011)

  • Orígenes Seguros de Retiro S.A. in the merger by absorption of Consolidar Compañía de Seguros de Retiro S.A., another annuity business company (2011)

  • Orígenes Seguros de Retiro S.A., Grupo Dolphin Holding S.A. and CMS de Argentina S.A. in the acquisition from BBVA Banco Francés S.A. and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. of 100% of the capital stock of Consolidar Compañía de Seguros de Retiro S.A., an annuity business company (2011)

  • Dolphin Créditos S.A. in the sale of 45% of the capital stock of Grupo ST S.A. and ST Inversiones S.A., sole shareholders of the financial entity Banco de Servicios y Transacciones S.A. (2011)

  • Dolphin Créditos S.A. in the acquisition of 50% of the capital stock of Préstamos y Servicios S.A. (2011)

  • Investment group of families Stuart Milne and D’Alessandro in the acquisition of a 45% interest in the capital stock of Serviaut S.A. and a financing to such entity, controlled by Grupo Dietrich (local franchisee of the car rental brand Localiza), through the issuance of convertible and common notes secured with a lien on the company’s cars. (2011)

  • Grupo Dolphin Holding S.A. and CMS de Argentina S.A. in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Juncal Compañía de Seguros de Vida S.A., a life insurance company. (2011-2010)

  • DWS Global Agricultural Land and Opportunities Fund (GALOF) (an affiliate of Duxton Asset Management Pte Ltd.) in the acquisition of a controlling interest in Los Yaros Agropecuaria S.A. (a company engaged in the agribusiness industry) and certain real estate farm properties. (2010–2009)

  • Grupo Dolphin S.A. and CMS de Argentina S.A. in the acquisition from ING Insurance International B.V. and ING Latin American Holdings B.V. of 100% of the capital stock of Orígenes Seguros de Retiro S.A., an annuity business company. (2009)

  • Arca Continental S.A.B. de C.V. in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Salta Refrescos S.A. and Formosa Refrescos S.A., bottling and distributor companies of Coca-Cola products in the northwest and northeast regions of Argentina. (2008)

  • Grupo Dolphin in its acquisition of an indirect controlling interest in Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (Edenor), the largest Argentine electricity distribution company. (2005)
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