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Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Leading full-service firm with a pre-eminent team acting on the full gamut of corporate and M&A matters, with noted involvement in the energy and natural resources arena. Frequently retained to support clients on divestitures and equity purchases of majority and minority shareholdings, handling related due diligence and shareholder agreements. Skilled at dealing with the internal reorganisation of large conglomerates, advising on strategic transactions. Iberostar Group and Spencer Stuart are new clients.

Strengths

A client highlights "their immediate availability, response times and the level of involvement of partners, who are totally hands-on." The same source lauds the quality of the junior team, noting that "the associates demonstrate an ability to deal with transaction documentation and execution far beyond their years of experience."

An interviewee declares: "They are top notch," going on to add: "The team is very responsive, efficient and easy to work with." Another source remarks on their ease at dealing with foreign shareholders, while also emphasising: "They meet deadlines and are willing to exchange opinions and adapt as necessary."

Work highlights

Assisted Equinor with an equity investment in a wind-farm project run by YPF Luz. The transaction is valued at USD30 million.

Notable practitioners

Founding partner Enrique Bruchou remains an eminent practitioner, who is described as "very important in the Argentine market" by market commentators. A source further remarks on his leading role as a "rainmaker."

Estanislao Hernán Olmos "is an excellent professional in M&A. He is a great negotiator, always at the forefront of best practice and trends in M&A," as reported by a client. "He is always there, ready to fight for you," an observer appreciates. Olmos offers complementary skill in antitrust matters.

"Great negotiator" Exequiel Buenaventura garners praise from a source for "his dedication and availability at any time."An interviewee comments that he is experienced dealing with international actors, while a market observer states: "He is excellent: knowledgeable and a hard worker."

Clients regularly retain Javier Rodríguez Galli for acquisitions and investment agreement matters. Market commentators have a good opinion of him, with one source attesting: "He is a hard worker and performs well." Galli boasts a reputed transactional practice that includes major M&A deals in the oil and gas industry.

Head of department Mariano Luis Luchetti "has a good reputation" in the market, as reported by a market commentator. Another source praises his work as "very good." He regularly advises companies and individual shareholders on disposals and equity investments.

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Overview

Bruchou’s General Corporate and M&A Department is one of the largest and most experienced in the field of corporate and M&A, and has been routinely recognized for the experience and knowledge of its members by clients and counterparties alike; with special mentions to our members’ comprehensive view of market dynamics, zealous advocacy and pro-business orientation.

The Firm provides its clients with comprehensive legal corporate services that help them complete sophisticated transactions in a rapidly changing competitive environment, both at home and abroad. In addition to the Firm’s outstanding Argentine experience, the Firm also has a strong international focus. In this regard, the Firm’s attorneys have substantial experience advising clients on international transactions, and are familiar with the political, economic and cultural complexities of negotiating and structuring cross-border acquisitions.

Corporate/M&A Department

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

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Department location

Ing Enrique Butty 275

Piso 12

Buenos Aires

Capital Federal

Argentina

C1001 AFA

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Argentina

Corporate/M&A


Enrique Bruchou
Eminent Practitioners
Estanislao Hernán Olmos
Band 3
Exequiel Buenaventura
Band 4
Javier S Rodríguez Galli
Band 3
Mariano Luis Luchetti
Band 4