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Salaberren & Lopez Sanson (SyLS)

Argentina > Corporate and M&A Tier 4

The ‘agile’ and ‘highly knowledgeable’ team at tax and M&A boutique Salaberren & Lopez Sanson (SyLS) supports a long-standing, carefully-curated client list with high levels of senior partner engagement at all times. ‘Intelligent’ and ‘comprehensive’ founding partner Rafael Salaberren is the main point of contact for M&A work, with fellow partner Juan Campos Alvarez, who is well-known for his venture capital practice, another key senior presence. The firm takes on domestic and cross-border mandates, with technology and consumer two industry segments where the firm is particularly well-known.

Practice head(s):

Rafael Salaberren Dupont


‘They are excellent lawyers, with great knowledge of all issues. Efficient and very practical in solving complex problems.

‘Agile, highly knowledgeable about the issues, and very accessible.

‘The corporate department of SyLS provides excellent, personalised advise.

‘Rafael Salaberren stands out in the area. He always has a  comprehensive approach to matters and is always forward looking.

‘It is an excellent firm. They are always available, they are very practical, with a lot of experience. The partners always involved and very modern and dynamic.

‘Rafael Salaberren Dupont is one of the best lawyers we have worked with. He is intelligent, with a business vision, and knows what the customer wants.

Key clients

The Coca-Cola Company

Kaszek Ventures

Mercado Libre

Interenergy Holdings


Delivery Hero / Pedidos Ya

Kerry Ingredients


Pampa Energía


Pipeline Foods


The Yield Lab


BigTime Studios


General Catalyst


Moken League Studios

Work highlights

  • Advised Coca Cola on the analysis, development and negotiation of the WABI project globally.
  • Advised BigTime Studios, a global blockchain-based gaming development company, on its capital rounds and acquisition transactions.
  • Advised private equity firm Interenergy on its energy-related acquisition projects in Latam.

Argentina > Tax Tier 4

Name partner and tax planning specialist Sebastián López Sanson leads the tax practice at corporate and tax boutique Salaberren & Lopez Sanson (SyLS). The practice is closely integrated with the firm’s corporate team and stands out for its engagement on transactional matters. Respected tax litigation lawyer Ruben Atim adds tax controversy capability to a practice that keeps a low profile but advises an impressive list of domestic and international clients.

Practice head(s):

Sebastián López Sanson

Key clients

The Coca-Cola Company

Constructora Excon

Kaszek Ventures

Jaguar Ventures

Juan Manuel Campos Alvarez photo Juan Manuel Campos AlvarezPartner – Head of General Corporate and Finance Regulation
Sebastian Lopez Sanson photo Sebastian Lopez SansonFounding Partner – Head of Tax
Rafael Salaberren Dupont photo Rafael Salaberren DupontFounding Partner – Head of M&A and Corporate Finance