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Argentina

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados is a strong performer in the debt capital markets space and it also has significant expertise in structured finance, real estate finance and restructurings. Corporate finance specialist Carolina Zang heads the department and recently advised property developer IRSA Propiedades Comerciales on a $140m notes offering issued under its $500m global note programme. The practice has also recently undertaken work for BACS Banco de Crédito y Securitización, Banco Hipotecario and Tarshop. Of counsel María Cecilia Pasman is also recommended.

Leading lawyers

Carolina Zang - Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

Over the past year, Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados kept busy advising on a string of M&A, private investment and corporate finance matters, with strong activity in the real estate, financial services and TMT spheres. Department head Pablo Vergara del Carril recently advised BAF Capital on numerous matters, including on several private equity projects. As we close this edition the firm has announced the arrival of Francisco Roggero, formerly of Bulló Abogados, to establish a restructuring, insolvency and distressed M&A department.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

Responsive, cost-effective and knowledgeable’, Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados provides ‘strong and client-oriented service’. Rodrigo Bustingorry is praised for his ‘straightforward and solution-focused advice’ and co-leads the team alongside Carlos Ferrario and Karina Kucyk. The group acted on a string of complex disputes over the past year, with a particularly strong showing in high-value class actions.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados’ IP department is led by high-profile of counsel Carlos Castrillo, who has a strong track record in trade mark and patent matters. The firm also routinely advises on copyright, domain names, trade secret and biotechnology issues. Representative clients include start-ups through to large international companies.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 4

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados recently handled several significant transactional support matters, for clients such as Austral Gold and Banco Hipotecario, and it also has considerable strength in employment contracts, collective bargaining issues and litigation. Of counsel Alejandro Mao heads a team that was recently boosted by the arrival of associate Pablo Vázquez from Adrogué Marqués Zabala & Asociados.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 1

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

The ‘extremely knowledgeable’ real estate practice at Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados is held up by many as ‘the best in the market’, with its ‘deep and broad bench’ a recurring theme among sources. Strong praise is also levelled at its ‘business-savvy and constantly available lawyers’, who are lauded for being ‘steeped in the property industry’. The department, which is led jointly by noted specialists Juan Manuel Quintana and Fernando Aguinaga, covers a vast array of real estate matters including land acquisitions and disposals, commercial development, property finance, investment matters and property management. In a headline deal, the team advised key client IRSA Propiedades Comerciales on the $29m acquisition of Philips Argentina’s former headquarters. On the finance side, the group also acted hand-in-hand with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s New York office to advise a subsidiary of IRSA on a $138m follow-on offering. Other representative clients include Land Group, NH Hotels and NS Desarrollos. M&A and foreign investment head Pablo Vergara del Carril and senior partner Saúl Zang are also key figures in the team.

Leading lawyers

Fernando Aguinaga - Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

Juan Manuel Quintana - Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

Pablo Vergara del Carril - Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

Saúl Zang - Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

In 2017, Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados bolstered its tax offering with the hire of the ‘vastly experienced, proactive and problem-solving’ Diego Embón from Brons & Salas. He now heads a tax team that differentiates itself through its ‘personalised senior attention’ and its ‘committed, responsive and efficient approach’. Recent work includes advising a real estate company on administrative litigation stemming from a tax assessment concerning municipal taxes. The group also has robust experience in tax planning, transactional support matters and corporate restructurings.

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Argentina: Energy and natural resources

Mining
Energy and natural resources: Mining - ranked: tier 4

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

Among Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados’ recent work, key partner Amalia Sáenz teamed up with associate Nicanor Berola to advise Hoyada Mining on exploration and supplier contracts related to a copper and gold mining property in Catamarca. Other representative clients include Austral Gold and Shandong Gold Group.

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Oil and gas
Energy and natural resources: oil and gas - ranked: tier 4

Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados

Over the past year, Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados handled a steady stream of regulatory, commercial and corporate matters in the oil and gas space. Department lead Amalia Sáenz maintains a broad energy and natural resources practice and recently advised key client Profertil on the long and short-term supply of natural gas to fuel its production processes.

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