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Chambers Latin America

"Bruchou is by far the number one national firm in response times and industry knowledge in capital markets work."

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"Clients praise Bruchou’s legal advice in complex situations involving global matters and strategic, legal and finance issues."

Chambers Latin America

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"The name Bruchou goes hand in hand with mention of banking and capital markets deals in Argentina."

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"Bruchou has long been considered one of the foremost names in the market."

Chambers Latin America

"The market recognises the firm's strong ties to Argentina's banking sector."

International Financial Law Review

"The firm’s experience and relationship with an endless list of banks sees it called upon to lead in landmark finance structures time and time again."

Latin Lawyer 250

"The firm has a spectacular practice in this area and offers excellent client service."

Chambers Latin America

"The firm has deep knowledge of the banking business and high-level banking and financial litigation skills."

The Legal 500 Latin America

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International Financial Law Review

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Sovereign Debt & Public Sector Finance

In 2005, Bruchou was sole Argentine counsel to the dealer managers in the 76% restructuring of the Republic of Argentina’s sovereign debt for an amount of US$ 88 billion, the until then biggest financial restructuring in the history of the financial markets, and in 2016 the Firm advised the initial purchasers in the US$ 16.5 billion bond issuance of the Republic of Argentina, the largest ever bond issuance by an emerging market economy, giving an end to Argentina’s 15 years of default. Additionally, in 2017, Bruchou was sole Argentine counsel to the joint bookrunners in the first 100 year bond issuance of the Republic of Argentina for a total amount of US$ 2.75 billion, and in 2018 the Firm also provided legal advice to the joint bookrunners in a sovereign issuance for US$ 9 billion.

During 2015, Bruchou advised, among others, Banco Macro S.A. and Macro Securities S.A. in the issuance of bonds by the Province of Salta for an aggregate amount of AR$ 250 million (approximately US$ 28.1 million), BofA Merrill Lynch, HSBC and J.P. Morgan in the issuance of bonds by the City of Buenos Aires for an aggregate amount of US$ 500 million, and BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, BNP Paribas Sucursal Buenos Aires and Merrill Lynch Argentina S.A. in the issuance of bonds by the Province of Buenos Aires for an aggregate amount of approximately US$ 899.5 million, of which approximately US$ 399.5 million corresponded to the exchange of debt securities.

In 2014, Bruchou advised China Development Bank Corporation and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited in a credit facility agreement for an amount of up to US$ 2,099,965,834 entered into with The Ministry of Economy and Public Finance of the Republic of Argentina (Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Públicas de la República Argentina) on behalf of the Republic of Argentina, and China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation (SINOSURE), with the purpose of financing a rehabilitation project of the Belgrano Cargas railway line by financing direct payments in the course of a commercial contract between The Ministry of the Interior and Transport of the Republic of Argentina (Ministerio del Interior y Transporte de la República Argentina) and China Machinery Engineering Corporation. Additionally, Bruchou advised a syndicate of Chinese banks lead by China Development Bank Corporation and composed by Bank of China Limited and ICBC (Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited) in a US$ 4,714,350,000 15-year loan granted to the Republic Argentina for the construction of hydroelectric dams in the Province of Santa Cruz, secured by security assignments of funds under power purchase agreements and security assignments of certain insurance policies.

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