Danone transferred to CCU a minority stake in Aguas Danone de Argentina S.A., owner, among others, of the brands Villavicencio, Ser, Levite, and Villa del Sur. (2022)
Amwins Global Risks, one of the largest and most diversified international specialty insurance distribution firms, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America, in the acquisition of a minority stake of Special Risk Consultants S.A. & Strategic Reinsurance Consulting S.A. (SRC Group) share capital, leaders in the Latin-American reinsurance intermediation market. (2022)
Netrix, provider of cybersecurity and end-to-end IT services, in the global acquisition of Edrans, a solutions provider focused on harnessing the power of the cloud for midsize enterprise clients. (2022)
The integration of José M. Alladio e Hijos with Mabe. (2022)
Werthein Group in the agreement to acquire AT&T’s Vrio Corp. business unit (DIRECTV Latin America, SKY Brazil and DIRECTV GO). (2021)
Ribera Desarrollos S.A. in the approval of its insolvency proceedings. (2021)
Coty Argentina and Coty Inc. (“Coty”) in its reorganization of certain assets, including the commercialization rights over the Wella Professional and Opi brands to Wella Argentina, sold to NewCo, subsidiary of KKR (Coty’s strategic partner). (2021)
Acquisition by Cargill of 30% of Ledesma’s shares in Glucovil. (2020)
ICBC China acquires Standard Bank’s stake in ICBC Argentina. (2020)
Barrick Gold Corporation en el acuerdo con Golden Minerals Company para la exploración del proyecto minero El Quevar, ubicado en la provincia de Salta, Argentina (2020).
Equinor joint to Shell Argentina S.A. in the acquisition of Schlumberger 49% interest in the Bandurria Sur onshore block in Neuquén, Argentina (2020).
Pan American Energy LLC, Argentine Branch, one of the main oil and gas companies in Argentina, enters the Argentine renewable energy market with an agreement for US$ 90 million for the acquisition of 49% of the wind farms Chubut Norte III and IV of Genneia S.A., located in the city of Puerto Madryn, Chubut. The agreement includes a commitment to joint development, and represents a total investment by both companies of US$ 190 million (2019).
ALMUNDO Group, valued in US$ 77 million and which current controlling shareholder is the Spanish group IBESROSTAR agreed to sale 00% interest of SUBMARINO VIAGENS a subsidiary of Brazilian Public Company CVC BRASIL OPERADORA E AGÊNCIA DE VIAGENS S.A. (2019).
Equinor in an initial U$S 30 million equity investment in Cañadon Leon wind-farm project (120MW) developed by YPF Luz (2019).
Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. in the investment agreement with Riverstone, Southern Cross and other investors to create Aleph MidstreamS.A. which will become the first Argentine midstream company focused on Vaca Muerta. Investors will contribute up to US$160 million for an equity interest of 78.4% while Vista will contribute the majority of its midstream assets located in the basin, valued at US$45 million, in exchange for an equity interest of 21.6% in Aleph Midstream(2019).
WST S.A. in the acquisition of the 100% of shares and votes of CONFIAR COMPAÑÍA DE SEGUROS S.A. (2019)
Mineros S.A. -a Colombian business group engaged in the activity of mining and exploration of precious metals, especially gold- on the purchase of the Gualcamayo Gold Mine through the acquisition of the company Minas Argentinas S.A. from Yamana Gold Inc., for an amount of US$ 30 million paid at closing, plus (i) US$ 30 million conditional upon the beginning of the commercial production of certain reserves of the Gualcamayo Mine not yet developed, and (ii) the granting of NSR royalties from the production of the Mine subject to certain conditions. The Gualcamayo Mine is a gold and silver mine located in the department of Jáchal, province of San Juan, and which has been in commercial production since 2009 (2018).
Crown Point Energy Inc. and Crown Point Energía S.A. in the acquisition of the 100% of shares and votes of APCO Austral S.A. (2018).
Grupa Azoty, a strong market leader in Poland and one of the key capital groups of the fertilizer and chemical industry in Europe, in the agreement to acquire the 100% of COMPO EXPERT’s shares in Argentina (2018).
Scatec Solar and Equinor in the acquisition of Guañizuil IIA solar project from Martifer Renewables SGPS S.A. The project will be developed in the province of San Juan, Argentina and it is part of the RenovAr renewable energy program in Argentina (2018).
Stillwater Canada LLC, Sibanye-Stillwater affiliate, in a joint venture with Aldebaran Resources Inc., affiliate of Regulus Resources Inc., for the acquisition of the 80% of a copper and gold development project in the province of San Juan, Argentina. Upon closing of the transaction, Sibanye-Stillwater will owned the 19.9% of the project (2018).
Cargill, a leading company in the agribusiness sector, in the acquisition of the majority control of Glucovil Argentina S.A., a Ledesma S.A.A.I. company and one of the most important companies of wet corn milling in Argentina, for an aggregate amount of US$ 79.5 million. Cargill acquired 40% of Glucovil shares and will control 70% of the company, leaving Ledesma with the remaining 30%; the total amount of shares may include an additional 7.5%. The transaction also included a US$ 12 million loan to the company, disbursed on closing day, May 29, 2018 (2018).
Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. completed the acquisition of an oil operating platform controlled by Pampa Energía S.A. and Pluspetrol Resources Corporation with interests in certain exploitation concessions, fields under evaluation and exploration permits in the Neuquén basin and with relevant access to Vaca Muerta’s unconventional hydrocarbon fields -in excess of 137,000 acres in the Vaca Muerta unconventional play, including 54,000 acres in the shale oil window-. The transaction was approved by Vista’s shareholders at a meeting held on March 22, 2018. Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. has become the fifth most important oil company in the country (2018).
Patagonia Gold Canada Inc., multinational mining company dedicated to gold and silver mining particularly interested in Argentina, in the acquisition of Aquiline Resources Inc., a Pan American Silver Corporation subsidiary, for a total amount of US$ 15 million. The deal was closed on 31, January (2018).
Editorial Televisa S.A. de C.V., Promo Industrias Metropolitanas S.A. de C.V. and Grupo Distribuidoras Intermex S.A. de C.V., companies related to Grupo Televisa, the largest media company in the Spanish speaking world and a major player in the international entertainment business, in the sale of the controlling stake of Atlántida Digital S.A., Desarrollos del Atlántico S.A., Feria Puro Diseño S.A., Editorial Televisa Argentina S.A., Intercontinental Media S.A., Distribuidora de Revistas Bertrán S.A.C., Editorial Atlántida S.A. and Ediciones Paparazzi S.A., companies engaged in the publishing business in Argentina, to Luis Ignacio Castro (2017).
Culligan Argentina in the acquisition of all assets from Nestle Waters Argentina S.A. related to the bottled water business for homes, businesses, offices and corporate clients (2017).
Certain members of Grupo Insud (an economic group with activities in life science business, pharmaceutical industry, agribusiness and media) in the negotiation with Lartirigoyen y CIA S.A. and Bioceres S.A. for the sale of 100% of the capital stock of Chemotécnica S.A. (a company dedicated to the manufacture of products for human health and for the agricultural activity) (2017).
Laboratorio Elea S.A.C.I.F. Y S.A. in the negotiation with GlaxoSmithKline –one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies– for the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of GlaxoSmithKline’s Argentine-based wholly owned subsidiary, Laboratorios Phoenix S.A.I.C. Y F. (2017).
MACO Litoral S.A. (one of the most important companies in the market of the transportation of funds and delivery of valuables in the City of Rosario, south of Santa Fe, north of Buenos Aires and south of Entre Ríos) in the sale of the 100% of its capital stock to Brink’s Argentina S.A. for an estimated amount of US$ 28 million (2017).
MACO Transportadora de Caudales S.A. (one of the most important companies in the market of the transportation of funds and delivery of valuables in the City of Buenos Aires, Province of Buenos Aires and the City of Mar del Plata), in the sale of the 100% of its capital stock to Brink’s Argentina S.A. for an estimated amount of US$ 206 million (2017).
Barrick Gold Corporation, multinational mining company dedicated to the largest gold mining in the world based in Toronto, in the sale of 50% of Barrick’s Veladero mine in the province of San Juan, to Shandong Gold Mining Co., leading underground mining company in China, based in Jinan, province of Shandong, for a total amount of US$ 960 million. As a second step, both companies will form a working group to explore the joint development of the Pascua – Lama project. As a third step, both companies will evaluate further investment opportunities in the denominated “Cinturón de Oro El Indio”, in the limit between Argentina and Chile. This transaction is a landmark in Argentina’s mining industry (2017).
Arcor (major Argentine food and candy producer) in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Grupo Zucamor (main competitor in the packaging segment of Argentina) for an approximate total amount of US$ 227.5 million (2017).
Citibank, in the sale of its retail banking business in Argentina to Banco Santander Río (2017).
Alejandro Macfarlane, Mill Hill Investments N.V., and other individuals, in the sale of 90% of the shares of Empresa Distribuidora La Plata S.A.(“EDELAP”) and 74,61% of Empresa Distribuidora de Energía Atlántica S.A.(“EDEA”), for a total amount of US$ 260 million, to Empresa Inversora Energética S.A., company indirectly controlled by Mr. Rogelio Pagano (2017).
Arcor (major Argentine food and candy producer) and Bagley (relevant regional cookies and snacks producer, controlled by Arcor and Danone Group) in a capital injection of US$ 35 million in Mastellone Hermanos (La Serenísima). Subject to regulatory approvals, the participation of Arcor and Bagley will increase to 33.53% in Mastellone Hermanos (2017).
Inchcape plc, a multinational of the automotive sector, through its subsidiaries Indigo Chile Holdings SpA e Inchcape International Holdings Ltd., in the acquisition of 100 % of 16 companies of Empresas Indumotora S.A. and Indumotora Corp S.A., for an amount of US$ 290 million (2016).
Unipar Carbocloro, a Brazilian chemical company, in the acquisition of a controlling 70% stake in Argentinian petrochemical company Solvay Indupa (2016).
Raymond James South American Holdings Inc., in the sale of all its equity interest in Raymond James Argentina S.A., RJ Delta Asset Management S.A. and RJ Delta Capital S.A., to its local partners Eduardo Tapia, Gabriel Ruiz and Christian Cavanagh (2016).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition of 50% of the company Viña Cobos S.A., a high-end Argentine winery, with significant presence and internationally renowned, which has also won international awards for the high quality of its wines (2016).
Troy Resources in the sale of an Argentine precious metal mine to Australian mining company Austral Gold for an amount of up to US$ 21 million (2016).
The Firm assisted Grupo Inversor Petroquímica S.L. in the negotiation with LyondellBasell -one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies- for the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of LyondellBasell’s Argentina-based, wholly-owned subsidiary Petroken Petroquímica Ensenada S.A., valued at US$ 184 million on a debt and cash free basis, which closing took place on February 2016.
The Firm assisted NII Holdings Inc. and two of its Spanish subsidiaries, in the sale of 49% equity interest of Nextel Communications Argentina S.R.L. to Grupo Clarín S.A., with a call option to acquire the remaining 51% equity interest subject to certain conditions. Later, in January 2016, the Firm assisted NII Group in the sale of such remaining 51% equity interest in Nextel Communications Argentina S.R.L. to Cablevisión S.A. and Televisión Dirigida S.A. (affiliates of Grupo Clarín), as a result of the exercise of the aforementioned call option (Domestic M&A of the Year 2015 – Latin Finance Deal of the Year Awards).
Jorge Brito, Jorge Pablo Brito, Delfín Carballo and Fintech Energy in the acquisition of 11.64% of the capital stock of Genneia, owned by Andreas Keller Sarmiento (2016).
The Latin American arm of Californian electronics company Ingram Micro in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Ação Informática, one of Latin America’s Leading Value-Added Distributors, and its subsidiaries in Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay (2015).
The Werthein Group in their agreement with Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. to implement a corporate reorganization of the businesses and activities of the insurance group La Caja –one of the largest local insurance conglomerate-, as a result of which (i) the Werthein Group acquired exclusive control of La Estrella S.A. Compañía de Seguros de Retiro, La Caja Aseguradora de Riesgos del Trabajo A.R.T. S.A. and La Caja Compañía de Seguros de Retiro S.A. and (ii) Generali control of Caja de Ahorro y Seguro S.A., Caja de Seguros S.A. and its other subsidiaries (2015).
Arcor (major Argentine food and candy producer) and Bagley (relevant regional cookies and snacks producer, controlled by Arcor and Danone Group) in the subscription of up to 30% stake in Mastellone Hermanos (Argentine leader in dairy products) (2015).
Molinos Río de la Plata in the sale of the brands Vieníssima, GoodMark, Manty, Delicia, Hammond, Tres Cruces and Wilson, to Brasil Foods for an approximate total amount of US$ 44 million (2015).
Gire S.A. in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Fiserv Argentina S.R.L., owned by Fiserv, Inc. & Fiserv Worldwide Solutions, Inc. (2015).
US real estate investor CBRE Group in the acquisition of the Argentine operation (which formed part of a worldwide deal for a total amount of approximately US$1.5 billion) of the Global Workplace Solutions branch of US technology and industrial supplier Johnson Controls. The worldwide deal spanned over 50 jurisdictions (2015).
Argentine insurance company La Caja Aseguradora de Riesgos del Trabajo ART S.A. -which is part of the Werthein Group, a family-owned conglomerate that controls a portfolio of agribusiness, telecoms and insurance concerns- in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of the labor risk insurance company QBE Argentina Aseguradora de Riesgos del Trabajo S.A. (a subsidiary of Australian insurance group QBE) (2015).
Casino in the sale of its Argentine and Brazilian supermarket chains to Colombian subsidiary Éxito (2015) (M&A of the Year – Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Awards).
Perez Companc Family Group in the acquisition of 100% interest in Skanska S.A. from Sweden Skanska Group for a company value of US$ 75 million. Pecom Servicios Energía S.A. (as the company has been renamed) is primarily engaged in oil & gas operations and maintenance services in Argentina. The transaction becomes a landmark for the Perez Companc Family Group who reacquired the company (sold in 1998 to Skanska) (2015).
Certain family group in the sale to Grupo Sibelco of 100% of El Volcán S.A., one of the largest companies in limestone, calcium lime, dolomitic lime, dolomite in Argentina or Chile (2014).
Puerto Asís S.A., an affiliate of the Roman family group, in its equity acquisition and capital investment in ROCH S.A., a local company dedicated to the exploration and production of oil and gas fields (2014).
The founders of Integro Worldwide, a company primarily engaged in the business of services related to the development of corporate loyalty programs across Latin America, in the second round of financing obtained from Riverwood, KV Loyalty Holdings, LLC and Endeavor Global Inc. (2014).
Malaysia’s giant Petronas (among the 10 largest oil companies in the world) has signed a deal with Argentina’s largest company YPF to develop massive deposits of shale oil and gas in the Province of Neuquén, in Northern Patagonia, under a concession in which Petronas and YPF will be on a 50/50 basis and YPF will be the operator. Petronas will provide US$ 475 million of an initial investment totaling US$ 550 million for a pilot phase scheduled to start early in 2015 in the so-called Vaca Muerta deposit. Vaca Muerta, in the remote eastern province of Neuquén, is firmly believed to be among the world’s largest deposits of shale oil and gas. The deal is recorded to be one of the largest in Argentina in 2014.
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition from Mondelez Argentina S.A. of certain assets related to its pasta business in Argentina, including the industrial plant located in Tres Arroyos, province of Buenos Aires, its personnel, the very well-known “Canale”, “Vizzolini” and “Don Felipe” trademarks and a 10-year license, renewable for two consecutive equal periods, of the “Terrabusi” trademark for pasta-related products. In addition, Mondelez Argentina S.A. bought from Compañía Alimenticia Los Andes S.A. -a subsidiary of Molinos Río de la Plata S.A.- its candy business, including, inter alia, the traditional “Billiken”, “DRF”, “Gotitas de Amor” and “Bis” trademarks. The transaction also included the purchase of the candy-related assets of Compañía Alimenticia Los Andes S.A., consisting of the industrial plant located in Las Heras, province of Buenos Aires, and its personnel (2014).
Cementaciones Petroleras Venezolanas S.A. -which provides services related to drilling and restoration of oil and gas wells, mainly in Venezuela- in the acquisition of the entire capital stock of the subsidiaries of San Antonio Internacional -comprehensive provider of services to oil and gas companies- in Peru and Ecuador (2014).
Magna Inversiones S.A., RPBC GAS S.A., Central Puerto S.A. and Mr. Federico Tomasevich in the negotiation of the terms of the acquisition of certain majority stake in Distribuidora de Gas del Centro S.A. and Distribuidora de Gas Cuyana S.A. (ECOGAS), and companies dedicated to the distribution of natural gas in the provinces of Córdoba, Mendoza, San Juan, San Luis, Catamarca and La Rioja, spanning 15% of the market and which have 27,740 kilometers of natural gas pipeline network (2014).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the sale of its participation interest in Renova S.A.’s soya processing plant (one of the largest in the world and which can pulp 20,000 metric tons of soya bean every day) to Oleaginosa Moreno Hermanos and Vicentín Group (2014).
Nefxin S.A., Arroyo Urbajay S.A. and Mr. Walter Grenon in the acquisition of 100% of the equity interest held by MBA Lazard Holdings Argentina S.A. in the capital stock of MBA Lazard Banco de Inversiones S.A. (2014).
Fitch Ratings Inc. and Fitch Rating Ltd. in the sale to Mr. Douglas Elespe and family of 70% of Fitch Argentina Calificadora de Riesgo S.A., the Argentine subsidiary of one of the most reputable rating agencies around the world (2013).
Private equity firms Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic in the agreement to acquire 50% of Santander’s global asset management business -which values at US$2.7 billion-, which spans eleven countries, mainly in Latin America and Europe, for an approximate total amount of US$924 million (2013).
Hidroeléctrica Piedra del Águila S.A. and La Plata Cogeneración S.A. (SADESA group) in the acquisition of 100% of the shares and votes of Petrobras Energía de Argentina S.A. and Petrobras Finance Bermuda Ltd. The acquired companies have, respectively, 38.5% and 10% of the capital stock of Distrilec S.A., company which owns 56.36% of the shares of Empresa Distribuidora Sur S.A. (EDESUR), the second largest electricity distributor in Argentina (in size) and which supplies power to more than six million customers with a total of 32,500 kilometers of wiring in the city of Buenos Aires and Gran Buenos Aires (2013).
Alicorp S.A.A., a leading consumer goods company headquartered in Peru, in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Pastificio Santa Amália S.A., through its Brazilian subsidiary Industrias Alicorp do Brasil S.A., for an approximate total amount of US$96 million (2013).
Legal assistance to the shareholders of TIBA Satellite Services S.A. -a Chilean company with subsidiaries in Argentina and Uruguay which provide a wide range of services for a number of major global clients including FOX, Disney, ESPN, DIRECTV and Turner, among others- in the sale of 100% interest in TIBA to Encompass Digital Media, a global leader in digital media services (2012).
Legal assistance to important Argentine businessman in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of a sociedad en comandita por acciones, company which dedicates to the cattle activity and owns approximately 9000 hectares of land in the province of Buenos Aires (in the districts of Balcarce, Mar Chiquita and General Pueyrredón) (2012).
Standard Bank London Holdings PLC in the sale of 80% of the capital stock of Standard Bank Argentina S.A., along with Holding W-S de Inversiones S.A., to Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, the world’s largest bank by market capitalization and profitability, for an approximate total amount of US$650 million (2012).
Banco de Servicios y Transacciones S.A. and Grupo ST S.A. in the acquisition of 100% of the stock of Banco Cetelem Argentina S.A., owned by BNP Paribas Personal Finance S.A. and Cofica Bail S.A. (2012).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition of Emprendimientos Joralfa S.A., company dedicated to the development and commercialization of rice crackers and rice-based snacks under the brands Chocoarroz, MiniDeli and DeliLight (2012).
ADECEF, a leading mobile operator test solutions company from Argentina, in the sale of 100% of its capital stock to Roamware Inc., the global leader in Mobile Operator Service Solutions (2012).
HSBC Argentina Holdings S.A. and HSBC Participaciones (Argentina) S.A. in the sale of 99,73% of the capital stock of its insurance company HSBC La Buenos Aires Seguros S.A. to Australian company QBE Holdings (Americas) Pty Limited, for an approximate total amount of US$164 million (2012).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition from Comercial Carozzi S.A. of 49,83% of the shares of Compañía Alimenticia Los Andes S.A. (formerly known as Bonafide Golosinas S.A.) (2012).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A., in the acquisition through its subsidiaries Molinos Chile S.A. and Molinos del Plata S.L.U., of 100% of the capital stock of Sipco Asesorías e Inversiones Ltda., controlling company of Frigorífico O’Higgins S.A., Agrícola El Monte S.A. and Agrícola Ganadera Chillán Viejo S.A., among others, companies dedicated to pork production in Chile (2012).
Legal assistance to Mr. Jorge Horacio Brito and Delfín Jorge Ezequiel Carballo, controlling shareholders of Banco Macro, along with Mr. Jorge Pablo Brito, who acquired from Fintech Energy LLC 20.27% of the capital stock in Emgasud S.A. (2012).
Assistance to Becker Underwood, a specialized company in, among others, the development of inoculants and biofertilizers for agriculture, in the acquisition of a manufacturing plant of inoculants in Argentina and the establishment of a strategic alliance with Red Surcos, one of the leading companies in the Argentine crop protection market (2011).
A group of Irish and English agribusiness investors in the sale of their indirect participations in companies Fondomonte Inversiones Argentina S.A., Fondomonte Sandoval S.A., Fondomonte el Descanso S.A. and Agro Terra S.A. -companies which own and administer about 12,300 hectares of farms in Argentine provinces of Buenos Aires and Entre Ríos, focused on the production of corn and soy-, to Almarai Company, the largest integrated dairy company in the Middle East, for an amount of US$83 million (2011).
TPV Technology Limited in an agreement to transfer Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands‘ TV business into a multi-jurisdictional joint venture (2011).
International Finance Corporation and IFC African, Latin Americanand Caribbean Fund, LP, in an investment of up to more than US$48 million equity investment in Medanito S.A. to fund the company’s plans to step up oil and gas production. Medanito’s main assets are the Aguada del Chivato/Aguada Bocarey oil and gas concession in the Province of Neuquén and the Catriel gas complex in the Province of Río Negro. The company also holds other operating concessions and exploration licenses in the Neuquén basin, as well as an early-stage forestry business (2011).
Gestión y Desarrollos Inmobiliarios S.A. in the acquisition of 40% of real estate project “Art María” (owned by IECSA S.A.) located in Puerto Madero’s dock 1, formed by 4 tours of mix uses and more than 20.000m2 of work (2011).
Hotelera Posadas in major real estate development -together with Village Cines- in the province of Buenos Aires (hotels Caesar Business and One by Caesar Business) (2011).
Brembo, world leader and innovator in the field of automotive disc brake technology, in the acquisition of 75% of the capital stock of Perdriel, an industry producing brake discs, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina (2011).
Stillwater Mining Company, the only United States producer of palladium and platinum, in the acquisition of Peregrine Metals Ltd., company dedicated to the exploration and development of copper, which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (Canada), and controlling shareholder of Minera Peregrine Argentina S.A., for an approximate total amount of US$487.1 million (2011).
The Royal Bank of Scotland in the sale of its Argentine business to Banco Comafi S.A. (2011).
Alicorp Argentina S.C.A. -local subsidiary of Peruvian Group Alicorp- in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Italo Manera S.A. -company focused on the development, production and marketing of dried pasta, dried juices and cocoa- and Pastas Especiales S.A. -company dedicated to the development, production and marketing of moist pudding cakes and premium dried pasta- (2011).
Contax (Brazil) in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Allus Group (a call centre services company, with subsidiaries in Spain, Argentina, Colombia and Peru) held by Sheldrake Coöperatie (Netherlands) and Mr. José Romero Victorica (2011).
Sertrading, major export-import company, in the acquisition of JP Morgan Chase Vastera Brazil and JP Morgan Chase Vastera Argentina S.A. (2011).
Orígenes Seguros de Retiro S.A., controlled by C.M.S. de Argentina S.A. and Grupo Dolphin Holding S.A., in the acquisition -together with its shareholders- of 100% of the capital stock of Consolidar Seguros de Retiro S.A., owned by BBVA Banco Francés S.A. and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. (2011).
Thomson Reuters Corporation in the acquisition of Sistemas Bejerman S.A. and La Ley S.A.E.e.I. (2011).
Standard Bank Argentina in the sale of Argencard credit card portfolio and business to the local financial group Banco de Servicios y Transacciones for an approximate amount of AR$100 million (approximately US$23 million) (2011).
Legal advice to the majority shareholders of Grupo de Servicios y Transacciones S.A. in their negotiations with Dolphin Créditos S.A. with respect to the corporate restructuring of GST which included, among other transactions, the acquisition of the 45% capital stock of GST held by Dolphin (2011).
Smedvig Capital AS and Austral Property Holding Limited, owners of 27% of the capital stock of Trefoil Limited -who controls Petrolera El Trébol S.A., a holder of oil & gas concession rights in Argentina-, in its sale to Swiss-based Mercuria Energy Group, one of the world’s largest energy trading groups (2011).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A.’ incorporation to Renova S.A. through a subscription of new shares which makes it owner of 33,33% of the capital stock and votes of such company (2010).
Alicorp Argentina S.C.A. -local subsidiary of Peruvian Group Alicorp- in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Sanford S.A.C.I.F.I. y A., Argentine company producer of the Okebon cookies (2010).
Luigi Lavazza S.p.A., one of world’s most important coffee producers, in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of Coffice S.A., Argentine company dedicated to in-the-office coffee supply and vending (2010).
Banco Macro S.A. in the acquisition of Banco Privado de Inversiones S.A., financial institution which holds an important position in the credit card business (2010).
Bunge Argentina S.A. in the acquisition of Petrobras Energía S.A.‘s business of production, commercialization and distribution of fertilizers in Argentina (2010).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition of 25% of the capital stock of Los Grobo Sociedad de Garantía Recíproca (2009).
HSM Group, Inc. in the sale of 100% of its interest in HSM do Brasil S.A. to BR Educacional Fundo de Investimento em Participações (2009).
Naspers in the acquisition of 91% of the capital stock and votes of BuscaPé, a Brazilian e-commerce company (2009).
GST -an Argentine holding company controlling both banking and non-banking finance businesses- in its negotiations with Dolphin Créditos S.A. and other large local private investor group for the sale of 45% and 5%, respectively, of its capital stock (2009).
MSU S.A. -one of the largest Argentine agribusiness groups with operations in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay- in the negotiations of an investment made by Stichtings Pensioenfonds ABP (2009).
ING Group in the sale of all the capital stock of the Argentine annuity business company Orígenes Seguros de Retiro S.A. to Grupo Dolphin S.A. and CMS de Argentina S.A. (2009).
Counsel to a group of Argentine individuals in the sale of the capital stock of Quesada Farmacéutica S.A. to Eurofarma Laboratorios Ltda., one of the five largest pharmaceutical laboratories in Brazil (2009).
Diners Club Argentina in the sale of Provencred, a business focused on retail non-banking financing of short and medium term, with presence in major Argentine provinces, to PVCRED S.A., a member of the Comafi group -a local business of financial services- (2009).
ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, in the take over of Acindar through a common stock tender offer (representing 35% of Acindar’s capital stock) for an amount of US$552 million (2008).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition of 49.44% of the capital stock and votes of Compañía Alimenticia Los Andes S.A. (previously known as Bonafide Golosinas S.A.), leading Argentinean manufacturer of chocolate, cookies and sweets (2008).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition of 10% of its own capital stock through a tender offer (2008).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition of a 34% of the capital stock and votes of Delverde Industrie Alimentarie S.p.A., one of the most important dry and fresh pasta manufacturer of Italy (2008).
Alicorp S.A.A. in the acquisition of The Value Brands Company de Argentina S.C.A., The Value Brands Company de San Juan S.A. and the group of their affiliates in Argentina, Uruguay and Peru, major company in the production and commercialization of personal and home care products (2008).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition of control of Grupo Estrella S.A., major company in industrial and commercial activities (2007).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition of Virgilio Manera S.A.I.C. y F., one of the most important dry pasta companies in Argentina (2007).
Grupo Televisa, the most important Spanish language media corporation worldwide, through it’s Mexican subsidiary Editorial Televisa, S.A. de C.V., in the acquisition of Editorial Atlántida S.A., one of Argentina’s leading magazines publishing companies with over 80 years in business (2007).
Macmillan Publishers Holdings Limited, one of the world’s leading publishers for teachers and students of English as a foreign or second language, in the acquisition of Editorial Estrada S.A., one of Argentina’s leading textbooks publishing companies (2007).
Mexican Group Alsea S.A de C.V., the top player on the Mexican fast food sector (operating in Mexico the Burger King, Starbucks and Domino’s Pizza chains), in the acquisition of Burger King Restaurant Chain in Argentina (2007).
Nexstar I, LLC, a US based investment fund lead by prominent investor Peter Getsinger, in connection with the transfer of its indirect control, through GPU Argentina Holdings Inc. and EMDERSA (Empresa Distribuidora Eléctrica Regional S.A.), over the electric distribution companies of the Provinces of Salta (EDESA), San Luis (EDESAL) and La Rioja (EDELAR) to JP MORGAN, WHITEWATER EMCO, WHITEWATER EMCF and DESLEM (2007).
Standard Bank group, in the acquisition of all banking assets of Bank Boston in Argentina and of a controlling interest in 1784 S.A. Sociedad General de Fondos Comunes de Inversión, one of the leading Argentine mutual fund management companies, and Inversora Diagonal S.A. (2007).
Sociedad Argentina de Energía S.A., the largest energy generation holding company in the country, and Citigroup Global Markets in the acquisition of CMS Energy‘s Electrical Power Companies in Argentina (2007).
Structuring of Merrill Lynch‘s Real Estate Joint Venture with Pegasus and Acquisition by Pegasus Real Estate Fund I of Banco Do Brazil Building (2006).
Sociedad Argentina de Energía S.A. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith, Inc., in the acquisition of Central Puerto S.A. and Hidroeléctrica Piedra del Águila S.A., both major power generation companies in the Argentine market (2006).
Grupo ST S.A. and Banco de Servicios y Transacciones S.A., in the acquisition of CREDILOGROS COMPAÑÍA FINANCIERA S.A., a financial institution created in 1995 by Banco Francés in order to grant financing to non-banked consumers (2006).
Société Générale S.A. in the sale of its Argentine subsidiary, Banco Société Générale S.A., to Banco Banex S.A. (2005).
IRHE Holdings and Sudacia S.A. (both companies are members of PCFG) in the sale to Caja de Ahorro y Seguro S.A. and Caja de Seguros S.A. of La Patagonia Compañía Argentina de Seguros S.A., an Argentine insurance company (2005).
The Techint Group, in connection with its proposed acquisition –through I.I.I. – Industrial Investments Inc. and Siderar S.A.I.C.– of a controlling interest in Hylsamex S.A. de C.V., a leading steel producer in Mexico, and its acquisition of the minority interest held by Alfa S.A. de C.V. in Siderúrgica del Orinoco C.A. (Sidor), the leading Venezuelan steel producer (2005).
Catalina Perez Companc de Kahle in the acquisition of Los Calafates de Capitán Sarmiento S.A., company which owns a large rural property in the most important agricultural region of Argentina (Pergamino, Province of Buenos Aires) (2005).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the sale to Bunge S.A. of its edible oil business, under the trademark “IDEAL”, in Russia and in the CIS Countries (2004).
Banco Río de la Plata S.A. and Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A. in the sale to Impregilo S.p.A. and Impregilo International Infrastructures N.V. of 41,5% of the capital stock of Caminos de las Sierras S.A. (CASISA), company which holds the concession to operate the City of Cordoba’s highway belt; as well as in the restructuring of CASISA‘s approximately US$30 million debt with Banco Río (2004).
Tenaris, in the acquisition of Tubman International of Gibraltar, controlling company of the industrial Romanian companies S.C. Laminorul S.A. Braila, Silcotub S.A. Zalau and SC Tubinox S.A. Bucuresti (2004).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition of Jugos Naturales Minerva S.A., the argentine company which owns the trademark “MINERVA”, which identifies and designates the traditional bottled lemon juice commercialized in Argentina (2004).
IRHE Holdings and HUDSON Investment Holdings Inc. (both companies are members of PCFG) in the sale to businessman Francisco Guillermo Minieri Saint-Béat of Ganadera Comallo S.A., company owner of an important rural property in Bariloche, Province of Río Negro (2004).
Tenaris S.A., through its Canadian operating subsidiary Algoma Tubes Inc. in the acquisition from Algoma Steel Inc. of certain land and operating facilities located in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada, for the price of CAD$12,5 million (2004).
Albanesi S.A. and Bell Investments, in the acquisition of Corporación Independiente de Energía S.A., the holding company of the thermo electric facility Central Piedra Buena (2004).
Acquisition by a subsidiary of Tenaris and Sidor of Posven‘s assets, principally an industrial facility for the production of pre-reduced hot briquetted iron (HBI), located in Guayana, Venezuela (2004).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the sale of Molfino Hnos. S.A. and Abolio & Rubio S.A.C.I. y G. (La Paulina), major milk manufacturing plants in Argentina, to the Canadian company Saputo Inc. (2003).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition from Conagra Foods of Conagra Argentina S.A., a local leading agro-business company (2003).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in the acquisition of the residual stock shares of Bodegas Nieto Senetiner S.A., a local prestigious winery (2003).
Techint Group, in the set up of Tenaris in 2002 in Luxembourg, and its share structure reorganization through a US$2 billion multinational exchange offer for ordinary shares of Italian company Dalmine S.p.A., and ADSs of Argentina’s Siderca S.A.I.C. and Mexico’s Tubos de Acero de México S.A. (TAM) (2003).
Gruppo Intesa BCI SpA, in the merger between its Argentine subsidiary of Banco Sudameris and Banco Patagonia, a local financial institution (2003).
Molinos Río de la Plata in the acquisition of Pecom Agra, a local leading agro-business company (2002).
Molinos Río de la Plata in the acquisition of Molfino Hnos. (Molfino) and Abolio & Rubbio (La Paulina), major milk manufacturing plants in Latin America (2002).
Molinos Río de la Plata in the acquisition of Bodegas Nieto Senetiner, a local prestigious winery (2002).
Perez Companc Family and the Perez Companc Foundation in the sale to Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) of the controlling interest in Perez Companc S.A., the largest independently owned energy company in Latin America with operations throughout Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Bolivia, Perú and Ecuador (2002).
A group of investors in the acquisition of Providian Bank S.A. (formerly known as Banco Liniers) to Providian Financial (2002).
Skyonline Inc. through Skyonline de Argentina S. A., in its acquisition of the capital stock in Netizen S. A. (2001).
Banco Río de la Plata S.A. and Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A. in their acquisition from Cartellone Construcciones Civiles S.A., a major local conglomerate, of approximately 41,5% of the capital stock of Caminos de la Sierra S.A., company which holds the concession to operate the Red de Accesos a la Ciudad de Córdoba, Argentina’s second busiest motorway belt (2001).
Citigroup Inc. and Grupo Financiero Banamex Accival, S.A. de C.V., Banco Nacional de México S.A., and Banco Bansud S.A. in the Argentine regulatory matters arising out of the proposed acquisition for US$12,5 billion of the entire capital stock of Grupo Financiero Banamex Accival by Citigroup (2001).
ABN AMRO Bank, N.V. in the sale of its retail banking business in Argentina to Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires (2001).
Molinos Río de la Plata in the acquisition of the capital stock of Luchetti (Argentina) S.A., a dry pasta company (2001).
Merrill Lynch Global Emerging Markets Partners Ltd. and Southern Cross Group in their sale of the capital stock of Armor Acquisition, the controlling shareholder of the Juncadella Prosegur Internacional Group (2001).
Westchester Investment Holdings, Inc., a wholly-owned of IRHE Holding, in the negotiation and structuring of their acquisition of a minority stake in T&T Entertainment Holding, Ltd., a holding company of T&T Sports Marketing Ltd., indirectly controlled by Torneos y Competencias S.A. (2001).
Techint Group in the acquisition by Siderca of a controlling interest of NKK Tubes of Japan (2000).
Techint Group in the lease and setting up of the operations of Algoma Seamless Tubes of Canada (2000).
Banco Bisel in the acquisition of the capital stock of Banco Suquía (2000).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in its acquisition of the capital stock of Fagnani Hnos. S.A.I.C.F.I., a premium dry pasta company (2000).
The shareholders of Keytech LD (local telecommunications company) in the sale of its capital stock to AT&T Latin America (2000).
We represent the shareholders (and Banco Río de la Plata, as financial advisor) in their sale of Bodegas y Viñedos López to The Exxel Group (1999).
Techint Group in the acquisition by Siderca of a controlling interest of Confab Industrial of Brazil (1999).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in its sale of “Ri-K“, “Fanacoa“, “Gurmet“, “Supra” and other brands to Refinerías de Maíz S.AI.C.F. and Bestfoods (1999).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in its license and know-how agreement for product manufacturing and use of the “Betty Crocker” and “Betty Crocker and Spoon Design” trademarks and its cake premixes business with General Mills, Inc. (1999).
Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. in its joint venture with Cargill S.A. to join forces in the industrial flour market. (1999).
The shareholders (and Citibank, N.A. as financial advisor) in their sale of Casa Lozano S.A. to Supermercados Norte S.A. (1999).
Banco Bisel S.A., the major regional bank controlled by Casse Nationale de Crédit Agricole, in its acquisition of Banco de la Provincia de Entre Ríos S.A. (1999).
Merrill Lynch and Southern Cross in their acquisition of the capital stock of Juncadella Prosegur International, the leading bullion transportation company (1999).
Techint Group in the acquisition by Techint Compagnia Tecnica Internazionale of a controlling interest in Salem Corporation, USA (1998).
Perez Companc Family Group in the acquisition of the capital stock of Molinos Río de la Plata S.A. (largest argentine food company) (1998).
The Bristol Group in the sale of the capital stock of General Assistance and Universal Assistance to Advent Latin American family funds (1998).
The shareholders (and Bansud as financial advisor) in the bulk sale of Supermercados Megacentro to The Exxel Group (1998).
Consolidar AFJP in its acquisition of the capital stock of Fecunda AFJP (1998).
The shareholders (and Citicorp as financial advisor) in their sale of Confitería Havanna (consumer goods producer) to The Exxel Group (1998).
The shareholders and (Banco Santander as financial advisor) in the sale of the controlling interest in Supermercado Libertad, one of the largest supermarket chains, to Group Casino (1998).
Royal Ahold in its acquisition of a 50% indirect equity stake in Disco S.A., a leading supermarket chain (1998).
Banco Francés S.A. in the merger of its operations under its controlling shareholder BBVA (1998).
HSBC (Hong Kong and Shangai Bank Corporation) in the acquisition of Grupo Roberts (a family-owned conglomerate including Banco Roberts and La Buenos Aires Compañía de Seguros, the leading local insurance company) (1997).
Santander Investment in its acquisition of a participation interest in Swiss Medical Group, a leading private health care company (1997).
Perez Companc Family Group in the sale of a controlling stake in Banco Río de la Plata S.A., the largest local commercial bank, to Banco Santander (1997).
Consolidar ART (the leading labor risk insurance company) in its acquisition of the capital stock of Inca ART (1997).
The shareholders (and Goldman Sachs as financial advisor) in the sale of Odol (a large cosmetics company) to Colgate-Palmolive (1994).
Techint Group in the acquisition by Siderca of a controlling interest in Tubos de Acero de Mexico (1993).
Techint Group in the acquisition of control by Siderca in Texas Pipe Threaders, USA (1992).