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Federico Salim

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Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani

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Banking and Finance / M&A




Advises banks and private equity funds in projects financing and debt restructuring, and in local regulatory matters. Provides advice to domestic and international investors, in relation to structuring of acquisitions and equity investments. Participated in several financing transactions, in Argentina and abroad, representing banks and financial entities as lenders, and multinational companies as borrowers.


Spanish and English.


Buenos Aires Bar Association and New York Bar Association.


Law degree with honors, University of Buenos Aires, LLP; 1999, LLM, Columbia University 2002.


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani’s comprehensive finance practice covers all the bases, with robust expertise in debt capital markets – arguably its signature strength – as well as traditional lending, project finance, sovereign finance and regulatory matters. Led jointly by Marcelo Tavarone, Federico Salim and Juan Pablo Bove, the team also includes Julieta De Ruggiero, who joined in 2017 from Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi. Recent capital markets mandates included assisting the Province of Córdoba with its $510m notes offering. Among its work for banks, the firm advised Credit Suisse International, as sole arranger, administrative agent and lender, on providing a $80m secured credit facility to Medanito. The group has also recently undertaken work for HSBC Bank Argentina, UBS Investment Bank and Sancor Seguros.

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Argentina: Energy and natural resources


Within: Electricity

Boutique firm Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani shines in project finance deals, in line with the firm’s signature strength in banking and finance matters. In a recent example, regulatory energy expert Nicolás Eliaschev paired up with corporate finance partner Federico Salim to advise MSU Energy on the $230m financing of the construction and operation of two thermoelectric power plants. On the lender side, Marcelo Tavarone advised UBS on a $300m credit facility for the acquisition of shareholdings in Empresa Distribuidora de Energía Atlántica and Empresa Distribuidora La Plata.

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