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Beccar Varela advises INVAP on Class IV notes’ issuance.
Beccar Varela, June 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, June 24th, 2021. On May 26th, INVAP S.E. ("INVAP") issued Class IV Notes, carried out in three series for a total nominal amount of US$10,126,883 at the Initial Exchange Rate...

Vista Oil & Gas issues Class IX and Class X notes
Beccar Varela, June 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, June 22nd, 2021. On June 18th, Vista Oil & Gas Argentina S.A.U. (“Vista Argentina”) issued Class IX Notes for US$38,787,069 and Class X Notes for 39,093,997 UVA (equivalent to AR$3,104,063,361.80 at the Initial UVA Value and to US$32,586,881...

Beccar Varela Awarded with the Grunin Prize Law and Social Entrepreneurship 2021
Beccar Varela, June 2021
Argentina

On June 9th, 2021, the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship of the New York University (NYU) of the United States awarded Beccar Varela with the Grunin Prize Law and Social Entrepreneurship 2021 for having designed the structure of a Trust for the Argentine Network of Municipalities against Climate Change (RAMCC), which enabled various municipalities from provinces across Argentina to

Beccar Varela advises Tarjeta Naranja on Classes XLVII and XLVIII notes issuances.
Beccar Varela, May 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, May 4th, 2021. On April 6th, 2021, Tarjeta Naranja S.A. issued Class XLVII Notes, denominated, subscribed, and payable in U.S. Dollars, in the amount of US$8,500,000, which were issued to refinance part of the Class XXXVII Notes, in compliance with the provisions of BCRA Communications “A” 7106 and “A” 7230...

Beccar Varela Names New Partners in Corporate Law, Banking, and Compliance
Beccar Varela, April 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, April 27th, 2021. On April 22nd, Beccar Varela promoted Carolina Serra, Gustavo Papeschi and Pedro Silvestri to partner, in recognition of their talent and of the great contribution they have made to the firm in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, corporate law, banking, compliance, and real estate. Carolina Serra joined Beccar Varela in 2005...

Vista Oil & Gas issues Class VII and CLASS VIII Notes
Beccar Varela, April 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, April 16th, 2021. On March 10th, 2021, Vista Oil & Gas Argentina S.A.U...

Beccar Varela Adds Renowned Specialist in Corporate Law and Energy.
Beccar Varela, March 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, March 16, 2021. Beccar Varela incorporated Dr. Ricardo Castañeda as a partner, who will join the Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate, Project Finance, and Energy departments. Over the past years, Ricardo headed the Legal Department of YPF Luz, an electric power generation company, and a leader in the renewable energy sector...

Beccar Varela Advises Agrofina on Trust Debt Securities Issuance.
Beccar Varela, March 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, March 12th, 2021. Beccar Varela advised Agrofina S.A...

Beccar Varela and PAGBAM advise on Tarjeta Naranja’s Class XLVI notes issuance.
Beccar Varela, February 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, February 25th, 2021. Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. on Class XLVI notes issuance, worth AR$4,000,000,000, carried out under the company’s Global Program of up to US$1,000 million. In this issuance, Tarjeta Naranja acted as issuer, Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A.U. as the organizer and placement agent and Banco Comafi S.A., Banco Patagonia S.A., Banco Santander Río S...

Beccar Varela Advises 123seguro on the Acquisition of Seguro Com Você.
Beccar Varela, January 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, January 26th, 2021. Beccar Varela advised the Argentine digital broker 123Seguro LLC on the acquisition of a 100% stake in the Brazilian company SCV Corretora de Seguros LTDA (“Seguro Com Você”) from Fabio de Oliveira Pinto, expanding its business to Brazil. The agreement was signed on December 31, 2020...

Beccar Varela and PAGBAM Advise on Tarjeta Naranja’s Class XLV Notes Issuance.
Beccar Varela, December 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 28 December 2020. Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. on Class XLV notes issuance, worth AR$3,057,000,000, carried out under the company’s Global Program of up to US$1,000 million. In this issuance, Tarjeta Naranja acted as issuer, Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A.U. as the organizer and placement agent and Banco Patagonia S.A. and Banco Santander Río S.A...

Beccar Varela Advises Petroagro in Class II Notes’ Restructuring.
Beccar Varela, December 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 12.15.2020. Beccar Varela advised Petroagro S.A. on the Class II notes’ restructuring, issued on August 9th, 2019, under the company’s global program for the issuance of short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum outstanding amount of up to US$30 million...

Beccar Varela Advises Agrofina on Class VIII Notes' Restructuring.
Beccar Varela, December 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 12.16.2020. Beccar Varela advised Agrofina S.A. on the restructuring of Class VIII notes, issued in November 2019 under the company’s global program for the issuance of simple notes, not convertible into shares, for a nominal maximum amount of up to US$80 million. Through a consent solicitation, Agrofina succeeded in obtaining the agreement of 97...

Beccar Varela recognized as “Band 1” in Fintech by Chambers and Partners.
Beccar Varela, December 2020
Argentina

Beccar Varela’s Fintech Department was recognized as “Band 1” in the latest edition of the prestigious global ranking Chambers FinTech. According to the publication, clients point out not only the team’s strength in regulatory and legal structuring matters but also the great collaboration they provide them with to find and liaise with potential partners in this growing market...

Beccar Varela Advises FCA Compañía Financiera on Class XVIII Notes Issuance
Beccar Varela, December 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 3, 2020. Beccar Varela advised FCA Compañía Financiera S.A. on Class XVIII notes issuance, worth UVAs16.534.391, equivalent to AR$999,999,968 at the initial UVA value, carried out under the company’s Frequent Issuer Prospectus Registration No...

Beccar Varela Advises Banco Galicia on Class VIII Notes Issuance
Beccar Varela, December 2020
Argentina

Beccar Varela advised Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A.U. on Class VIII notes issuance, worth AR$1.589.722.222, in accordance with the company’s Prospectus for the issuance in tranches for a maximum nominal value of up to US$ 2.100.000.000 (US dollars two thousand one hundred million), under the Frecuent Issuer Regime. In this issuance, Banco Galicia acted as issuer and placement agent...

Quintana Energy Fund Sells Local Companies Quintana Wellpro and Transportes Águila.
Beccar Varela, November 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 19 November 2020. On October 27th, Quintana Energy Fund transferred 100% of the assets of the local companies Quintana WellPro S.A. and Transportes Águila S.A. to petroleum engineer Thomas Berry Murphy. In this deal, Beccar Varela advised the seller, while Estudio Garrido counseled the buyer...

Mirgor Acquires Brightstar’s Local Assets.
Beccar Varela, November 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 16 November 2020. On October 22nd, Mirgor acquired the local assets of the US company Brightstar, manufacturer of LG and Samsung cell phones. With this important acquisition, Argentine company Mirgor, a leader in the cellular phone production sector, will control 100% of Brightstar Argentina S.A. and Brightstar Fueguina S.A...

Rodrigo Ortega Sánchez was Appointed Arbitrator by the CBMA.
Beccar Varela, October 2020
Argentina

On October 26, the Executive Board of the Centro Brasileiro de Mediação e Arbitragem (CBMA) appointed our sports law special counsel Rodrigo Ortega Sánchez as an arbitrator, naming him to its sports arbitration list. Rodrigo said he was very excited about this appointment, “an extraordinary opportunity to continue strengthening my commitment to sports law and in particular to arbitration...

Beccar Varela presents its first Sustainability Report.
Beccar Varela, October 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 21 October 2020. Beccar Varela presented its first Sustainability Report, detailing its strategy in this area, as well as results achieved to date. It is the first sustainability report presented by a law firm in Argentina and represents another step in the firm’s commitment to a sustainable way of doing business...

First Argentine Social Impact Bond winner at the “Enviromental Finance Awards Impact 2020”.
Beccar Varela, October 2020
Argentina

On September 14th, 2020, the renowned publication Environmental Finance, focused on sustainable practices, awarded Argentina’s first Social Impact Bond (SIB) in the category “Investment of the year / Education”, at the “Environmental Finance Awards Impact 2020”, an annual awards ceremony to globally recognize the work of impact investors, as well as highlight best sustainable practices...

Beccar Varela and Tanoira Cassagne advise on Asociados Don Mario’s Series V notes issuance
Beccar Varela, September 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 09.09.2020. Beccar Varela advised Asociados Don Mario S.A., acting as issuer, and Tanoira Cassagne Abogados counseled Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A.U. and Banco Itaú Argentina S.A., acting as organizers and placement agents, and Allaria Ledesma & Cía S.A., Itaú Valores S.A. and StoneX Securities S.A. (under registration process, formerly INTL CIBSA S.A...

CP Manque and CP Los Olivos issue green bonds supported for listing on the BYMA SVS Panel
Beccar Varela, September 2020
Argentina

On September 2, 2020, CP Manque S.A.U. and CP Los Olivos S.A.U. (the "Co-Issuers"), subsidiaries of Central Puerto S.A. (“CEPU”) jointly issued Notes for an aggregate principal amount of US$35,160,000 and AR$1,109,925,000 (the "Notes"). The Notes were guaranteed by CEPU by means of an aval...

Beccar Varela Advises FCA Compañía Financiera on Class XVII Notes’ Issuance
Beccar Varela, August 2020
Argentina

Beccar Varela advised FCA Compañía Financiera S.A. on the issuance of notes Class XVII, carried out on August 13th, 2020, in two series under the Frequent Issuer regime and the Company’s Prospectus: Series I, denominated in Pesos, issued for a nominal value of $250 million, and Series II, denominates in UVAs, issued for the nominal value of UVAs 13.314.397, equivalent to almost $750 million...

Vista Oil & Gas Argentina Issues Class IV and V Notes
Beccar Varela, August 2020
Argentina

On August 7th, 2020, Vista Oil & Gas Argentina S.A.U. (“Vista Argentina”) issued Notes for a nominal value equivalent to US$30 million: Class IV Notes, denominated, subscribed and payable in Argentine Pesos, and Class V Notes, denominated in US Dollars, subscribed and payable in Argentine Pesos at the exchange rate established in the offering documents (dollar-linked) (the “Notes”)...

Beccar Varela and PAGBAM advise on Tarjeta Naranja’s Class XLIV notes issuance
Beccar Varela, July 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 14 July 2020. Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. on Class XLIV notes issuance, worth AR$3,574,897,350, carried out under the company’s Global Program for the issuance of short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$1,000 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

ICBC China acquires Standard Bank’s stake in ICBC Argentina.
Beccar Varela, July 2020
Argentina

On June 29th, 2020, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC China) acquired the shareholding that Standard Bank London Holdings Limited (Standard Bank) had in the companies ICBC Argentina, ICBC Investment Argentina S.A., and Inversora Diagonal S.A., which represented 20% of the total shares in each of these companies...

Beccar Varela names new partners in litigation and white-collar & corporate crime practices.
Beccar Varela, April 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, March 31st, 2020. On March 26th, Beccar Varela promoted Federico Sosa and Francisco Zavalía to partner, in recognition of their talent and of the great contribution they have made to the firm in the areas of litigation and white collar & corporate crime respectively. Federico Sosa joined the firm in 2002...

Beccar Varela and Bruchou advised on Vista Oil & Gas issue.
Beccar Varela, March 2020
Argentina

On February 21, Vista Oil & Gas SAU issued Class III Negotiable Obligations for a nominal value of US $ 50,000,000, in an emblematic transaction that included the integration of the securities in Pesos and their repayment in United States Dollars in an account abroad...

Beccar Varela Advises Italgas in Acquisition of Raízen Gas
Beccar Varela, March 2020
Argentina

On January 31, 2020, Raízen Gas SA, a company dedicated to the business of fractionation, commercialization and distribution of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), advised by Marval O´Farrel Mairalfue acquired by Italgas SA The value of the operation is confidential. The transaction makes Italgas, advised by Beccar Varela, one of the main players in the commercialization and distribution of LPG...

Passing of Dr. Damián Fernando Beccar Varela (03.27.1943 – 12.19.2019).
Beccar Varela, December 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 21st, 2019. It is with great sadness that Estudio Beccar Varela announces the passing of its partner Dr. Damián Fernando Beccar Varela, on December 19th in the city of Buenos Aires. Damián was the firm’s senior partner from 1985 to 2006...

Beccar Varela Advises on Agrofina’s Class IX Notes Issuance.
Beccar Varela, December 2019
Argentina

December 17th, 2019. Beccar Varela advised Agrofina S.A. on the issuance of Class IX notes, worth US$9.014.981, carried out under the company’s Global Program for the issuance of simple notes, not convertible into shares, for a maximum nominal value of up to US$60 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Roberto H. Crouzel recognized with the “Lifetime Achievement Award for Pro Bono Work” at the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards Latin America 2019.
Beccar Varela, December 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 9 December 2019. Roberto H. Crouzel, a partner at Beccar Varela, was recognized with the inaugural “Lifetime Achievement Award for Pro Bono work” at the “Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Latin America 2019” ceremony, held on December 5th at the Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Centre...

Beccar Varela Advises Banco Galicia on Class VII notes issuance.
Beccar Varela, November 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 29 November 2019. Beccar Varela advised Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires SAU on the issuance of Class VII notes, worth AR$4.182.280.000, carried out under the Prospectus On Stages for a maximum issuance amount of up to US$2,100,000,000, under the simplified Frequent Issuer Regime. The issuance took place on November 25...

Beccar Varela Advises on Agrofina’s Notes Issuances.
Beccar Varela, November 2019
Argentina

November 20th, 2019. Beccar Varela advised Agrofina S.A. on the issuances of Class VIII notes, worth US$13.509.284, and Class VIII Additional notes (reopening), worth US$4.979.651, both carried out under the company’s Global Program for the issuance of simple notes, not convertible into shares, for a maximum nominal value of up to US$60 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Beccar Varela and Allende & Brea Advise on a Loan Granted to Grupo Gerdau Worth US$800 Million.
Beccar Varela, October 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 30 October 2019. Beccar Varela and Allende & Brea rendered advice on a loan agreement for a total amount of up to US$800.000.000 granted to Grupo Gerdau. The loan was granted by Bank of America N.A., Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A., New York Branch, BNP Paribas, Citibank N.A., HSBC Bank USA, National Association, JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A., Mizuho Bank, Ltd...

Unilever Acquires the Bolivian Company Astrix.
Beccar Varela, September 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 27 September 2019. On 30 August closed the acquisition through which Unilever Andina Bolivia S.A. purchased Astrix S.A., one the most important Bolivian cleaning and personal care products company. For more than twenty years, Astrix has been developing its activities in Bolivia, where it produces and markets mass consumption products...

Vista Oil & Gas in Notes Issuances Worth US$100 Million.
Beccar Varela, August 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 12th, 2019. On July 31st, 2019, Vista Oil & Gas S.A.U. (the “Issuer” or “Vista”) issued Class I Notes for a nominal value of US$50 million, and on August 7th, issued Class II Notes for the same nominal value of US$50 million...

BNR Acquires Stake in YPF Luz.
Beccar Varela, August 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 8 August 2019. On 23 July 2019, BNR Infrastructure Co-Investment Limited (“BNR”), a UK incorporated company, acquired 24,99% stake in YPF Energía Eléctrica S.A. (also known as “YPF Luz”) from General Electric’s subsidiary EFS Global Energy BV. General Electric Company owns 50% of BNR’s economic rights and the Chinese fund Silk Road Fund Co. Ltd. owns the other 50%...

Vista Oil & Gas launches IPO on NYSE.
Beccar Varela, August 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 6th, 2019. On July 26th, Vista Oil & Gas, S.A.B. de C.V., holding company of Vista Oil & Gas Argentina S.A.U., an independent Latin American oil & gas company, launched its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol “VIST”. Vista Oil & Gas Argentina S.A.U. is an independent company focused on unconventional resources...

Oilstone Energía Obtains Syndicated Loan Worth US$12 Million.
Beccar Varela, August 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 5th, 2019. Banco Santander Río S.A., acting as lender, arranger, and administrative agent; together with Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, acting as lender, arranger, and collateral agent; and BBVA Banco Francés S.A., acting as lender and arranger, granted a loan to Oilstone Energía S.A. worth US$12 million...

Los Grobo Agropecuaria and Agrofina Obtain Syndicated Loans.
Beccar Varela, July 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 29 July 2019. Acting as lenders, Banco de Galicia y de Buenos Aires S.A.U., Banco Supervielle S.A., HSBC Bank Argentina S.A., Banco Hipotecario S.A., Banco Itaú Argentina S.A. and Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires granted a syndicated loan to Los Grobo Agropecuaria S.A., worth US$44,399,500, extendible up to US$70,000,000. Likewise, Banco de Galicia y de Buenos Aires S.A.U...

Beccar Varela advises Kids Corp and SuperAwesome in strategic investment for Latin America.
Beccar Varela, July 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 17 July 2019. Kids Corp, a leading company in Latin America that offers marketing services for products and services aimed at children and teenagers, received a strategic Series A investment from SuperAwesome, the global kid-tech platform based in the United Kingdom...

Beccar Varela Awarded Gold at the ILASA Awards 2019.
Beccar Varela, July 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, July 1st, 2019. Beccar Varela won the Gold Award for “Best Latin American Law Firm” in Corporate Law at the 12th edition of the “International Legal Alliance Summit and Awards”, held on June 27th at the Marriott Essex House, in New York City, USA. This is the second consecutive year the firm has won this award. At the Awards Ceremony, the firm was represented by Horacio E...

YPF Ventures Acquires Stake in Sustentator.
Beccar Varela, June 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, June 6, 2019. On May 9, the operation through which YPF Ventures obtained a strategic stake in Sustentator S.A. closed. YPF Ventures is a YPF vehicle which seeks to diversify the company’s energy-related businesses and boost its local innovation...

Beccar Varela and Bomchil Advise on the Reorganization of Bodega del Fin del Mundo
Beccar Varela, April 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 15 April 2019. Beccar Varela rendered legal advice to the Viola family, while Bomchil to Grupo Corporación América, on the restructuring of Bodega del Fin del Mundo (BDFM), founded by Julio Viola. They were partners as from the year 2009...

Beccar Varela Appoints New Partner
Beccar Varela, March 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, March 15th, 2019. On March 13th, Beccar Varela promoted Dr. Daniel Levi to partner, in recognition of his dedication and expertise, which have allowed him to develop a promising and exceptional career. Daniel focuses on the areas of Corporate Finance, Banking and Financial Institutions, and Corporate Law. He joined the firm in 2004...

Marval and Beccar Varela Advise on the Transfer of Arch Química’s Quotas to Platinum Equity.
Beccar Varela, March 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 13 March 2019. Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal advised Grupo Lonza on the transfer of Arch Química Argentina SRL’s quotas to Platinum Equity. The transaction, which closed on February 28, 2019, is part of a global operation in which Grupo Lonza transferred it entire global water treatment business to Platinum Equity...

Pérez Alati and Beccar Varela in Financing to Puerto de Quequén.
Beccar Varela, March 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 13 March 2019. Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen and Beccar Varela participated as legal counsels in the structuring of a syndicated loan for up to US$32,200,000, granted by Banco Macro S.A. (Banco Macro) and Banco de Inversión y Comercio Exterior S.A...

Total Eren, KFW, FMO and KFW Ipex Agree on Non-Recourse Project Financing for the Wind Project “Malaspina I”
Beccar Varela, February 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 22 February 2019. On February 8th, the French renewable energy group Total Eren announced the closing of an agreement with the international banks KfW and FMO for the financing of the “Malaspina I” wind project, worth up to US$103,690,583.78. Central Eólica Pampa de Malaspina S.A.U. was awarded a Renewable Electricity Purchase Agreement within the framework of Resolution No...

 

 


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