L Catterton’s Investment in Susana Balbo Wines


Estudio Garrido, Marval O’Farrel y Mairal and Estudio Balter advised on the deal

L Catterton has invested in Argentina-based winery Susana Balbo Wines.

The winery, which exports to 33 countries through its Crios, BenMarco, Susana Balbo Signature, and Nosotros brands, plans to partner with L Catterton to grow its presence in Asia.

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

L Catterton, formerly known as Catterton Partners Corporation, is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in financing acquisitions, late stage, mature, management buyouts, recapitalizations, turnarounds, and growth capital in middle market companies.

Estudio Garrido advised L Catterton with a team including Gustavo Garrido (Picture), Raúl Granillo Ocampo (h), María Marta Cancio, Patricia Maccaferri, Francisco Ruiz Guiñazú, Mariángeles De Cesare, Guillermo Ferrín and Gonzalo Devesa.

Marval O’Farrel y Mairal advised the sellers with Gabriel Matarasso, María Josefina Blanco Etchegaray and Eugenio Manzo.

Estudio Balter advised the sellers with Carola Balter Day.

Involved fees earner: Carola Balter Day – Balter y Asociados; María Marta Cancio – Estudio Garrido; Mariángeles De Cesare – Estudio Garrido; Gonzalo Devesa – Estudio Garrido; Guillermo Ferrín – Estudio Garrido; Gustavo Garrido – Estudio Garrido; Raúl Granillo Ocampo (h) – Estudio Garrido; Patricia Maccaferri – Estudio Garrido; Francisco Ruiz Guiñazú – Estudio Garrido; María Josefina Blanco Etchegaray – Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Eugenio Manzo – Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Gabriel Matarasso – Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal;

Law Firms: Balter y Asociados; Estudio Garrido; Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal;

Clients: Dominio del Plata SA; L Catterton;