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Argentina

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Nicholson y Cano Abogados

Banking work is a mainstay at Nicholson y Cano Abogados and the firm regularly advises across a wide range of capital markets, project finance, traditional lending, foreign exchange and regulatory matters. Key names in the ‘knowledgeable and experienced’ group include infrastructure expert Mariano Fabrizio, who is ‘a true professional’, corporate finance specialist Marcelo Villegas and securities partner Mario Kenny. HSBC and Banco Comafi are among its representative clients.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Nicholson y Cano Abogados

Traditionally better known for its finance practice Nicholson y Cano Abogados also houses a capable corporate department, which routinely advises on company incorporations, M&A, equity capital markets, joint ventures and restructurings. Recent highlights include advising San Miguel on its AR$706m public share offering. Santiago Nicholson and Naldo Dasso are the key contacts.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 2

Nicholson y Cano Abogados

The ‘effective and knowledgeable’ group at Nicholson y Cano Abogados is led by ‘true specialist’ Horacio Payá, who brings to bear a strong record in compliance matters – including a nine-year stint in-house at oil company Perez Companc. The group, which is particularly recognised for its strength in oil and gas-related work, acts on a good balance of advisory, corporate support and contentious matters. Representative clients include Grenergy, Shell and Total Austral.

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Horacio Payá - Nicholson y Cano Abogados

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Nicholson y Cano Abogados

Business-friendly and very responsive’, Nicholson y Cano Abogados houses a robust insurance practice, which is well known for its adept handling of an array of insurance litigation, regulatory issues, product development and M&A-related work. Department co-lead María Fraguas is ‘undoubtedly a leader in the insurance space’ and has a strong focus on corporate and contractual matters. Group co-head Juan Carlos Etchebehere is also recommended for his senior experience in contentious matters. Assurant, Prudential and Zurich are all on the firm’s books.

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María Fraguas - Nicholson y Cano Abogados

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 2

Nicholson y Cano Abogados

Nicholson y Cano Abogados’ real estate practice handles a range of land sales and acquisitions, development matters and corporate finance transactions – it also benefits from complementary expertise in environmental law and tax. Agustín Pérez Cambiasso is ‘extremely strong in the real estate space’ and heads a team that acts for a broad roster of clients including institutional investors, developers and financial institutions. Recent work includes advising TGLT on a $150m convertible notes offering. DPA Developers, La Dolfina Polo Ranch and Nieves del Chapelco are also on the department’s books.

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Agustín Pérez Cambiasso - Nicholson y Cano Abogados

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Argentina: Energy and natural resources

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

Nicholson y Cano Abogados

Traditionally better known for its oil and gas practice, Nicholson y Cano Abogados fields a capable mining department with broad experience in financings, exploration issues, project development, M&A and regulatory matters. Energy and natural resources partner Nicolás Perkins is recommended for his solid track record in transactional matters.

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Oil and gas
Energy and natural resources: oil and gas - ranked: tier 2

Nicholson y Cano Abogados

Nicholson y Cano Abogados’ ‘strong and specialist’ energy group enjoys a healthy profile for oil and gas law. The practice, which is composed of ‘very knowledgeable lawyers’, spans a comprehensive range of regulatory and transactional matters, with particular expertise in exploration, transportation, permitting, joint ventures and M&A. The team also leans on the firm’s robust environmental law department. Miguel Blaquier and ‘very business savvy’ transactional specialist Marcelo Lamesa are the key contacts. Representative clients include Enap Sipetrol, High Luck Group and YPF.

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