$49.5 Million Loan for Republic of Argentina

Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal and Clifford Chance have advised on the transaction

Japan Bank for International Cooperation (“JBIC”) and Argentinian Government have signed a Loan Agreement on May 19, 2017 to provide a financial loan for a contract between Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) and Argentinian Railway (Administración de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias S. E., “ADIF”) to supply an ATS (Automatic Train Stop) system to the suburban railway network of Buenos Aires. Marubeni will supply the ATS system manufactured by Nippon Signal Co., Ltd. (“Nippon Signal”) for the 280 trains of the suburban lines.

Japan Bank for International Cooperation operates as a financial institution that conducts lending, investment, and guarantee operations in Japan. The Bank, led by Tadashi Maeda, Nobumitsu Hayashi, Joichi Kimura, Masaaki Amma and Shinichi Koizumi, is based in Tokyo.

Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal advised Japan Bank for International Cooperation with Gabriel Matarasso (Picture), Agustina Ranieri and Pedro Cressall.

In Japan, Clifford Chance advised Japan Bank for International Cooperation with Hidehiko Suzuki.

Involved fees earner: Gabriel Matarasso – Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Agustina Ranieri – Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Pedro Cressall – Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Hidehiko Suzuki – Clifford Chance;

Law Firms: Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal; Clifford Chance;

Clients: Japan Bank for International Cooperation;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.