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ING. ENRIQUE BUTTY 275, FLOOR 12, C1001 AFA BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
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Work +54 11 5288 2300
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Fax +54 11 4021 2301
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Exequiel H. Buenaventura

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Work +54 11 4021-2324
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Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Work Department

Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Real Estate & Hospitality

Position

Partner.

Career

He specializes in corporate law with particular expertise in general corporate advice, cross-border transactions, and in structuring real estate projects and transactions. In his daily practice at BFM&L, he renders legal advice to clients in the real estate industry and to national and foreign investors of other industries. He has also participated in various complex negotiations related to acquisitions, real estate trusts, joint-ventures and strategic alliances. Prior to joining the Firm, he was an associate member of Brons & Salas law firm and a member of the Federal Judicial Branch. He is a member of the Bar of the city of Buenos Aires.

Languages

Spanish and English.


Argentina

Corporate and M&A

Within: Next generation lawyers

Exequiel Buenaventura - Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Within: Corporate and M&A

A ‘key player in major corporate deals’, Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi distinguishes itself through its ‘high-level expertise and sophistication’ and its ‘practical and commercially-minded lawyers’. The group’s broad sectoral expertise is evidenced by a diverse client roster, which encompasses major national and multinational companies from the agribusiness (Cargill, Monsanto), energy and natural resources (Barrick Gold, Envision Energy) and food and beverage (Arcor and Oceano Seafood) sectors. It also shines in TMT and infrastructure deals. Senior partner Enrique Bruchou is a ‘go-to specialist for complex transactions’ and recently led the firm’s advice to Arcor and Bagley on its $35m capital injection in Mastellone Hermanos. Mariano Luchetti, who has a ‘business-focused approach to solving problems’, advised key client Arcor on its $227.5m acquisition of Grupo Zucamor. Javier Rodríguez Galli is highly sought after for energy-related transactions and is advising Gazprom EP International on a potential joint venture with YPF. Estanislao Olmos is noted for his ‘strong analytical skills’ and assisted Culligan Argentina with its acquisition of certain assets (and assumption of associated liabilities) from Nestlé Waters Argentina. Other key names are managing partner Carlos Lombardi and the newly made-up Exequiel Buenaventura. Aixa Sureda and senior associate Evangelina González Soldo left to join Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno Abogados.

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Real estate

Within: Next generation lawyers

Exequiel Buenaventura - Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Within: Real estate

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi’s group, which is led by newly made-up partner Exequiel Buenaventura, advises on development projects, commercial leases, property sales and acquisitions and energy-related matters. Highlights included advising Envision on the surface rights and titles of extensive tracts of land to develop wind and solar renewable energy projects for the RenovAr 2 bidding round.

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Argentina: Energy and natural resources

Electricity

Within: Electricity

A ‘top-notch Argentine firm’, Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi impresses with its ‘great response times and strong legal knowledge’. Mariano Luchetti is a ‘great guy and a great lawyer’ and co-leads the power department alongside Ignacio Minorini Lima and Exequiel Buenaventura. Renewable energy is a notable area of expertise and the firm has recently advised a string of multinationals on their bids for round 2 of Argentina’s renewable energy programme, RenovAr. It also advises Amec Foster Wheleer on its greenfield projects for wind farms in Argentina. Other representative clients include Alstom, Canadian Solar and Dax Energy.

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Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

Dedicated and always available’, Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi provides ‘excellent service, which is comparable to international law firms’. Javier Rodríguez Galli, who leads the group, combines ‘outstanding client commitment’ with ‘deep industry experience’, while corporate partner Exequiel Buenaventura demonstrates ‘great M&A expertise’. The team also benefits from a capable band of senior associates with Santiago Balbi and Nicolás Dulce highlighted together as ‘very productive and responsive’. Recent highlights include advising Petronas E&P Argentina on the second phase of its joint venture agreement with YPF for the development of the La Amarga Chica field. Gazprom EP International, Pentanova Energy and Vista Oil & Gas are other representative clients.

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