Linklaters

Capital Markets Department

Latin America-wide
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What the team is known for

Dynamic capital markets group well versed in Latin American securities mandates, especially those related to Argentina and Brazil. Strong presence in the debt securities market regularly assisting international financial institutions acting as bookrunners with complex debt issuances, including project bonds, sovereign bonds and corporate note offerings. Also advises regional clients on follow-on offerings of shares.

Strengths

Observers speak highly of the team's capabilities, remarking: "The team at Linklaters is extremely knowledgeable, responsive, diligent and client-focused. It's a standout law firm in the region."

Work highlight

Represented Banco Macro in the registration of its shelf program with the SEC in addition to the follow-on offering of 74,000,000 of its Class B Ordinary shares.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Conrado Tenaglia is held in high esteem for his regional capital markets expertise, and his particular knowledge of Argentine mandates. He stands out to market commentators as "experienced and commercially wise," and they go on to say: "He is great as he's been around for a while and knows how to get things done. He knows all the precedents and always makes things go smoothly."

Matthew Poulter is an "excellent lawyer," according to pleased clients, who go on to praise him for his "creative legal thinking." He has noted experience advising clients across the region on a variety of cross-border capital markets transactions.