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Argentina - 01Q 2018

According to Transactional Track Record's Monthly M&A Report, Argentina's mergers and acquisitions market closed 1Q18 with an increase in the moved capital and number of transactions, compared with the same period of 2017. The report also provides a complete analysis correlating the market's most active sectors, as well as the most prominent transactions of the cross-border segment, which shows US-based companies are still the most active in the acquisition of Argentina-based companies. In the overview of the Argentine market, the report presents a monthly analysis of the last two years, where it is possible to...

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Argentina - 04Q 2017

The Argentine transactional market closes 4Q17 with 49 deals, of which 24 have a combined non-confidential value of approximately USD 1.5bn. These figures entail a decrease of 14.04% in the number of deals and of 87.06% in their value, compared with 4Q16. From January to December 2017, there were 217 transactions, of which 97 have a combined value of USD 5.27bn, entailing a 5.34% increase in the number of deals and a 70% decrease in their value, compared with the same period of 2016. The Real Estate and Financial and Insurance sectors recorded the most transactions in 2017, with 35 each.
 
Fras-le completes...

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Argentina - Third Quarter 2017

The argentinian transactional market closes the third quarter of 2017 with a total of 54 transactions, 28 of them having a collective, non-confidential value of approximately USD 1.321m. These numbers propose an increment of 50% in the number of transactions and, also an increase of 66,06% in the value of these, in comparison to the same period of 2016. 
 
Despegar.com.ar begins trading on NYSE
 
Advisors of the deal:
Legal Advisors
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett US
TozziniFreire Advogados
Estudio Beccar Varela
Gunderson Dettmer

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Argentina - 2Q17

The Argentine M&A market closes 2Q17 with 59 transactions, of which 25 have a combined non-confidential value of approximately USD 2.27bn. These figures entail an increase of 3.51% in the number of deals and of 4.86% in their value, compared to 2Q16. In sector terms, Financial and Insurance registered the most transactions so far in 2017, with 25 deals, followed by Real Estate, with 21; Oil and Gas, with 13; and Electric, with 10.
 
Bonade  - Empresas Carozzi takes over Bonafide for USD 35.69m
Advisors of the deal:
Legal Advisors
Guerrero Olivos

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Argentina - 1Q17

In 1Q17, the Argentinian M&A market registered 58 transactions, of which 23 have a non-confidential deal value of USD 1.4bn, according to the quarterly report of Transactional Track Record.    These figures reflect a 23.40% increase in the number of transactions and a 4.65% increase in their deal value, compared to 1Q16.
 
Edelap - Power distributor
Legal Advisors
Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi
Córdova Francos Abogados

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Argentina - Annual 2016

The dynamics of the Argentine M&A market in 2016 surpassed by 37.33% the transactions of the whole of 2015, with the most active sectors being real estate and financial based on the number of transactions.
Specifically, the Argentine M&A market registered 206 transactions in 2016, of which 107 had a combined non-confidential value of USD 14.18bn. These figures differ from those of 2015, which recorded 150 transactions with a non-confidential value of 54 deals of USD 1.91bn, entailing a 641.05% increase in the moved capital compared to 2015.
Additionally, of the transactions registered in the year, 79 are low...

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