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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...

Advent International Acquired 51% Stake in Prisma Medios de Pago.
Beccar Varela, February 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires/New York. On February 1st, 2019, the acquisition of 51% of Prisma Medios de Pago shares by Advent International was closed. Prisma is the leading Argentine company in electronic payments, which in turn is a licensee of the VISA brand and owner of Banelco, Todo Pago, LaPos and Pago mis Cuentas...

Advent International Acquires Majority Stake in Prisma Medios de Pago.
Beccar Varela, January 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 29 January 2019. On January 22nd, the signing of the agreement to transfer 51% of Prisma Medios de Pago S.A. shares in favor of Advent International Corporation took place. Prisma is the leading payment company in Argentina, in turn a licensee of the VISA brand and the owner of Banelco, Todo Pago and Pago mis Cuentas...

Beccar Varela and Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani Advise on the Issuance of Roch’s Class 4 Notes.
Beccar Varela, December 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 21st, 2018. Beccar Varela and Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani advised on the issuance of Roch S.A.’s Class 4 Notes, carried out on December 18th, for a nominal value of US$5,215,570. In this issuance, Puente Hnos. S.A. acted as organizer and placement agent. Class 4 Notes have an expiration term of 18 months from their issue date, to be exact, on June 18th, 2020...

Beccar Varela Advises International Finance Corporation on Financing to BIND Banco Industrial Worth US$55 Million.
Beccar Varela, December 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 21st, 2018. International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), member of the World Bank Group, granted a credit facility to BIND Banco Industrial for a total amount of US$55,000,000. BIND Banco Industrial will use the loan funding to expand its lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Argentina...

Beccar Varela Advises International Finance Corporation on Financing to Banco Itaú Argentina Worth US$50,000,000.
Beccar Varela, December 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 21st, 2018. International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), member of the World Bank Group, granted a credit facility to Banco Itaú Argentina for a total amount of US$50,000,000. Banco Itaú Argentina will use 70% of the loan funds to finance “green” initiatives, expecting annual savings in greenhouse gas emissions by more than 35,000 tons of CO2...

Beccar Varela advises Tarjeta Naranja on Class XLII Notes’ issuance
Beccar Varela, December 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 20th, 2018. Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. on the issuance of Class XLII Notes, carried out on December 17th under the company’s global program for the issuance of short, medium and long-term notes, for a maximum amount of up to US$1,000,000,000 (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Beccar Varela Advises on the Launch of the First Argentine Social Impact Bond
Beccar Varela, December 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 19th, 2018. On October 25th, the Government of the City of Buenos Aires (GCBA), together with the social investors group formed by Banco Ciudad, Banco Galicia, IDB FOMIN, IRSA, Organización Román and a private investor, launched Argentina’s first Social Impact Bond (SIB) that will aim to finance the program “Proyectá tu futuro”...

Beccar Varela and PAGBAM in Tarjeta Naranja Issuance.
Beccar Varela, November 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 20 November 2018. Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. and Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A.U. in Tarjeta Naranja’s Class XLI notes issuance, carried out in two series 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)...

Beccar Varela Advises FCA Compañía Financiera in Class XVI Notes Issuance.
Beccar Varela, November 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 13 November 2018. Beccar Varela advised FCA Compañía Financiera S.A. on its Class XVI notes issuance, carried out under the company’s Global Program for the issuance of short, medium and long-term notes, for a maximum amount of up to US$200 million...

Martínez De Hoz & Rueda, Beccar Varela y Tanoira Cassagne Advise in the Secured Financing from International Banks to an Affiliate of JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. for a Total Amount of US$105,185,805 Million.
Beccar Varela, November 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, November 1st, 2018. Martínez de Hoz & Rueda (Argentina) and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (USA) assisted Cordillera Solar I S.A. -in its capacity as borrower-, a vehicle of JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd...

Beccar Varela and Martínez de Hoz & Rueda in Banco Ciudad Issuance Worth AR$2 Billion
Beccar Varela, October 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 24 October 2018. Beccar Varela advised Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (“Banco Ciudad”) on its latest debt securities issuance worth AR$2.05 billion (US$55 million), which was carried out in two securities classes under the entity’s global program for short, medium and long-term securities for a maximum nominal value of up to US$1,500,000,000 or its equivalent in other currencies...

Beccar Varela Advises Corporación Andina de Fomento on Financing to YPF.
Beccar Varela, October 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 24 October 2018. Beccar Varela advised CAF-Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina on the granting of a loan worth US$50,000,000 to YPF S.A. The company will use the loan proceeds to finance one of its investment plans, which consists of the execution of midstream gas projects within the territory of Argentina...

Beccar Varela Advises Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires and Others on Guaranteed Financing to a Local Vehicle Company Regarding a Project Worth US$38 million.
Beccar Varela, August 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 14th, 2018...

Beccar Varela Strengthens its Compliance Department with New Appointment.
Beccar Varela, August 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 9th, 2018. Beccar Varela has incorporated Dr. Virginia Frangella, specialist in ethics and compliance, risk management and internal controls...

Beccar Varela, M. & M. Bomchil and Estudio Rosso Alba, Francia & Asociados advise on the acquisition of Biosidus by Acon Investments and Humus Capital.
Beccar Varela, June 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, June 12, 2018. Beccar Varela advised ACON Bios Investors LP, in partnership with Humus Capital Partners LLC, on the acquisition and investment in Biosidus S.A. (Biosidus). In this acquisition, M. & M. Bomchil and Estudio Rosso Alba, Francia & Asociados advised the Sellers. The closing took place on June 5, 2018...

Charles Taylor Expands its Business in Latin America.
Beccar Varela, May 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, May 28, 2018. Beccar Varela advised Charles Taylor InsureTech group on the acquisition of a 100% stake in Inworx Argentina S.A. and in Softseg S.A. worth US$50 million. The deal took place on May 3. Inworx Argentina and Softseg�s main activity consists of the provision of software and technological consulting services focused on insurance...

Beccar Varela advises on Tarjeta Naranja Class XL notes issuance.
Beccar Varela, April 2018
Argentina

18 April 2018. Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. on Class XL notes issuance, carried out under the company’s global program for short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$650 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Beccar Varela advises FCA on Class XV notes issuance
Beccar Varela, April 2018
Argentina

16 April 2018. Beccar Varela advised FCA Compañía Financiera S.A. on Class XV notes issuance, carried out in two series under the company’s global program for short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$100 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Zang, Bergel and Vines and Beccar Varela advise on Grupo Frutarom's acquisition of Meroar and Meroaromas.
Beccar Varela, March 2018
Argentina

On March 13, 2018, Frutarom reached an agreement with the shareholders of Meroar S.A. and Meroaromas S.A. in connection with the acquisition by Frutarom of a stake in these companies, representing 70% of the capital stock and votes for a purchase price of US$11,200,000. Frutarom is one of the world's 10 largest companies in the field of flavors and natural specialty fine ingredients...

Beccar Varela welcomes back specialist to lead its insurance law department.
Beccar Varela, February 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, February 5, 2018. Beccar Varela is pleased to announce the reincorporation of Daniel Antonio Seoane as a partner, who will lead the firm’s Insurance Law Department...

Total Eren, KfW, DEG, FMO and KfW Ipex agree on non-recourse project financing for the wind energy project Vientos Los Hercules.
Beccar Varela, January 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, January 4th, 2018. On December 18th, the French renewable energy group Total Eren announced the closing of an agreement with the international banks KfW, DEG and FMO for the financing of the "Vientos Los Hércules" wind project, worth up to US$166,999,544.44. Vientos Los Hércules S.A. was awarded a Power Purchase Agreement under the Argentine official RenovAr Program (Round 1)...

Beccar Varela awarded Chambers’ “Argentina law firm of the year”
Beccar Varela, November 2017
Argentina

19 November 2017. Beccar Varela won the “ARGENTINA LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR”, granted by the leading law firm directories publication Chambers and Partners. The “Chambers Latin America Awards 2017” ceremony took place on November 17th, at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, in Miami, USA. Every year, the publication honors Latin American law firms that stand out for their work...

Grupo Financiero Galicia registers follow-on offering on NYSE
Beccar Varela, October 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, October 5th, 2017. Between September 29th and October 3rd, Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. issued 126,500,000 new Class B common shares (equivalent to US$632.500.000). Consequently, the registered capital as of the date amounts to AR$1,426,764,597...

Beccar Varela at the Trustlaw Awards 2017: Constanza Connolly Lawyer of the Year
Beccar Varela, September 2017
Argentina

London, September 29, 2017. Constanza Connolly, senior lawyer at Beccar Varela, was crowned “Lawyer of the Year” at the 2017 TrustLaw Awards, the Thomson Reuters Foundation’ s annual celebration of outstanding pro bono work. Constanza was awarded for her contribution to advancing a new law in Argentina that would allow disabled people to work without losing their disability insurance...

Despegar launches IPO on NYSE
Beccar Varela, September 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, September 26, 2017. Despegar raise US$382 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange on September 20, under the symbol "DESP"...

Beccar Varela and Errecondo, Gonzalez & Funes advise on US$475 million loan agreement
Beccar Varela, September 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, September 26, 2017. Beccar Varela and Errecondo, Gonzalez & Funes rendered advice on a loan agreement for a total amount of up to US$475 million, granted to Desarrolladora Energética S.A. and Empresa Inversora Energética S.A. The loan was granted by Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., London Branch and Nomura Securities (Bermuda) Ltd...

Beccar Varela advises on Prear’s notes issuance
Beccar Varela, September 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, September 18th, 2017. Beccar Varela advised PREAR Pretensados Argentinos S.A. on its Class II Notes’ issuance, for a nominal value of up to AR$25 million, which could be increased up to AR$75 million. The issuance took place on August 15, 2017...

Beccar Varela strengthens its German Desk with new appointment.
Beccar Varela, August 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 22nd, 2017. Beccar Varela has incorporated Dorothea Garff as associate, drawing on her extensive experience both in top-tier legal firms and in the Argentine-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK Argentina), where she worked for more than thirteen years...

Beccar Varela renews its look
Estudio Beccar Varela, August 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 16th 2017. Beccar Varela turned 120 years old on July 8th. The firm members will celebrate this anniversary by renewing their brand. Horacio E. Beccar Varela, Managing Partner, noted “Beccar Varela is an innovation leader, and these changes demonstrate that we are always prepared to grow...

Beccar Varela and PAGBAM in Banco Ciudad issue.
Estudio Beccar Varela, August 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 15th, 2017. Beccar Varela advised Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires on a notes issuance worth AR$2.3 billion (approx. US$130 million), issued in two notes classes under the entity’s Global Program for short, medium and long term notes with a maximum global nominal value of up to US$500 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Minerva acquires JBS companies in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Estudio Beccar Varela, August 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 10th, 2017. Pul Argentina S.A., Frigomerc S.A. and Pulsa S.A., companies controlled by Minerva S.A., a South American leader in the production and sale of fresh beef, live cattle and cattle by-products, with operations also in the beef processing segment, completed on July 31st the acquisition of shares representing 100% of the capital stock of JBS Argentina S.A...

Beccar Varela advises on FCA Compañía Financiera notes issuance
Estudio Beccar Varela, August 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 7th, 2017. Beccar Varela advised FCA Compañía Financiera S.A. on the company’s Class XIII notes issuance, carried out on July 28th for a nominal value of up to $262.5 million. In this issuance, Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A. and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Argentina) S.A. acted both as organizers and placement agents...

Beccar Varela and Allende & Brea advise in Masisa's acquisition by Egger Group
Estudio Beccar Varela, July 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, July 21st, 2017. Egger Holzwerkstoffe GmbH, through its Argentine subsidiary Egger Investments S.A., signed an agreement for the acquisition of the industrial business of Masisa Argentina SA (subsidiary of Masisa S.A., a Chilean company) on July 17th. The transaction is expected to close within the next three months, once the conditions precedent contained in the agreement are met...

Beccar Varela celebrates its 120th Anniversary
Estudio Beccar Varela, July 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 8 July 2017. Estudio Beccar Varela turns 120 years old today. Its team, made up of more than 145 lawyers, paralegals, practicing lawyers and assistants, will celebrate the anniversary throughout the year with clients and friends. Horacio E...

Beccar Varela won a Special Distinction at the 2017 ILASA Awards
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 23 June 2017. Beccar Varela won a “Special Distinction” within the “Best Latin American Law Firm 2017” category at the 10th edition of the International Legal Alliance Awards ceremony held at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on 15 June The award was received by Horacio E...

Beccar Varela advises Los Grobo on Class VI and VII notes issuance
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

May 22nd, 2017. Estudio Beccar Varela advised Los Grobo Agropecuaria S.A. on the Class VI and VII notes issuance, carried out under the company’s Global Program for the issuance of Simple Negotiable Obligations not convertible into shares for a maximum circulation value of up to US$ 80 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Beccar Varela advises Compañia Financiera Argentina on notes issuance
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

May 22nd, 2017. Estudio Beccar Varela advised Compañía Argentina Financiera S.A. on the Class XIX notes issuance, carried out in two series under the company’s global program for short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$250 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Beccar Varela appoints two new partners
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 5th June 2017. On May 31st Beccar Varela promoted Doctors Juan Antonio Stupenengo and Guido H. Krolovetzky to partner, in recognition both of their talent and of the great contribution they have made to the firm in the areas of administrative and customs law respectively. According to Horacio E...

Beccar Varela advises Tarjetas del Mar S.A. on Class II notes issuance
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

June 9th, 2017. Beccar Varela advised Tarjetas del Mar S.A. on the Class II notes issuance, carried out on May 17th in two series under the company’s global program for short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$75 million (or its equivalent in other currencies). Series I notes were issued at a nominal value of AR$137.524...

Santander Río and Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires grant a syndicated loan worth US$11 million to Oilstone Energía
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

June 9th, 2017. Banco Santander Río S.A., acting as lender, arranger and administrative agent, and Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, acting as lender and arranger, granted a syndicated loan worth U$S11 million to Oilstone Energía S.A. In this transaction, Estudio Beccar Varela acted as counsel to the lenders...

Capex Completed The First International Issue of Class 2 Notes
Estudio Beccar Varela, May 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, May 22th, 2017. Estudio Beccar Varela advised Capex S.A. on the international issuance of Class 2 notes, issued under the company’s Global Program for notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$600 million. The Notes were issued on May 15th, for a nominal value of US $300 million. The notes will mature on May 15th, 2024, accruing interest at a nominal annual fixed rate of 6...

Passing of Dr. Ricardo Vicente Seeber (17.06.1950 – 01.05.2017)
Estudio Beccar Varela, May 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, May 2nd, 2017. It is with great sorrow that Estudio Beccar Varela announces the passing of advisory partner Dr. Ricardo Vicente Seeber, yesterday in the city of Buenos Aires. Ricardo received his Law degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1978. He joined the firm on August 1st, 1980, to work in the Corporate team, at that time headed by Damián F. Beccar Varela...

Banco de Galicia Sells Stake in Aguas Cordobesas to Benito Roggio e Hijos
Estudio Beccar Varela, April 2017
Argentina

On April 12th Benito Roggio and Hijos S.A. acquired Banco de Galicia’s stake in Aguas Cordobesas S.A. (ACSA), equal to 10.83% of the share capital of the water and sewer services provider in the city of Córdoba. To date, 7.83% has been transferred and the remaining 3% is subject to approval by the Regulatory Authority. Prior to this transaction, the buyer already owned 61.15% of ACSA’s shares...

Estudio Beccar Varela Advises Tarjeta Naranja on International Notes Issuance
Estudio Beccar Varela, April 2017
Argentina

Estudio Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. on the international issuance of notes Class XXXVII, issued under the company’s Global Program for short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$ 650 million (or its equivalent in other currencies). The notes were issued on April 11th, for nominal value of US$ 250 million...

 

 


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