Managing Partners: Agustin Cerolini, Matias Ferrari
Senior Partners: Agustin Cerolini, Matias Ferrari
Number of partners: 2
Number of other lawyers: 21
Cerolini & Ferrari Abogados is a leading boutique firm that advises public and private corporations, both local and international, on a variety of legal matters. As a consequence of its partner’s experience and market recognition, Cerolini & Ferrari Abogados has been positioned by colleagues and clients as a key reference in the argentine legal market.
The firm provides close and personalised services to its clients with sophisticated and efficient tailored-made solutions from both legal and business standpoints.
The partner’s experience in domestic and international firms and corporations allow the firm to offer services as a top tier international law firm. Cerolini & Ferrari Abogados has a team of outstanding professionals with remarkable academic backgrounds, market expertise and proven experience in advising some of the most important companies in the local and international market. Cerolini & Ferrari Abogados regularly represents the interests of the largest and most respected companies and banks in the country across a great number of legal disciplines, including multinational corporations, local and international banks, equity funds and financial institutions, as well as domestic companies and individuals.
Main Areas of Practice:
Corporate & M&A:
The firm is considered as one of the best options of the Argentine market to go through a corporate deal. The partner’s knowledge and expertise in the corporate regulatory, antitrust and financial fields, makes it a preferred choice for complex transactions. The firm has advised its clients in numerous relevant corporate matters and transactions (including M&A, due diligence audits, negotiation and structuring of shareholders and operating agreements, planning and structuring of inward and outward investments and joint ventures).
Banking & Finance:
The firm’s banking and finance practice represents clients in all aspects of financial transactions. Cerolini & Ferrari Abogados advises leading domestic and international banks, international financial institutions and different types of issuers on a wide variety of financings, involving multiple types of facilities, currencies, collateral and jurisdictions as well as on banking, foreign exchange and securities regulatory matters. In addition, partner’s experience gives the firm the possibility to intervene in project finance, corporate and real estate finance deals.
Capital Markets & Private Funds:
In domestic matters, the firm assists underwriters, publicly traded companies and companies going public, asset managers and institutional investors. In foreign matters, the firm represents bond issuers, local and foreign mutual funds, asset managers, administrators and institutional investors.
The firm assists clients with the design, implementation and monitoring of policies to prevent and remedy illegal activities that may affect their businesses, such as corruption and money laundering.
The firm advises clients on structuring of real estate enterprise, sale, purchase and lease of real estate properties in rural, industrial and residential areas, including the negotiation and drafting of real estate trusts, guarantees and the formalisation of collateral agreements.
The firm advises clients in transactions including the transfer of equity interest, the acquisition of rural land in Argentina, the preparation of contracts for the purchase and sale of agricultural commodities and ancillary products in future and spot markets, and the structuring of financing transactions through domestic and foreign financiers.
Litigation, International Arbitration & Bankruptcy:
With leading expertise across a range of key litigation specialties, Cerolini & Ferrari Abogados litigators consistently deliver winning results for clients in complex litigation matters related to civil, corporate and bankruptcy disputes. The firm’s practice involves the prevention of disputes and dispute resolution initiated prior to court and arbitration proceedings. The firm is dedicated and driven to provide value in the resolution of every case entrusted to it.
The firm provides clients with preventive counselling and representation before Argentina’s regulators and judicial courts in every sector of the economy, with key specialisation in class action litigation. Its services include assistance in connection with consumer contracts, product liability, credit reports and product recalls, among others.
Cerolini & Ferrari Abogados represents foreign clients in different matters involving corporate, capital markets and litigation issues. Many of its professionals have previously worked for foreign law firms in the US and had active participation in deals in China and Brazil.
Chinese, English, Portuguese, Spanish.
Cerolini & Ferrari Abogados represents and advises both domestic and international clients in a wide range of industries. In particular, the firm regularly advises financial institutions including commercial and investment banks, financial companies, money exchange houses, equity funds and credit card companies. The firm also advises companies in the energy, retail, chemical, telecomunications and manufacturing industries.