Metrogas S.A.’s $14.66 Million Loan


Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arnsten and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi advised on the transaction

Metrogas S.A. secured a $14.66 million loan from Banco Itaú Argentina S.A. and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Argentina) S.A.

MetroGAS S.A. distributes gas to Buenos Aires and southern and eastern greater metropolitan Buenos Aires. The Company, led by Fernando Oscar Ambroa, Dante Kogan and Eduardo Lifschitz has a 35-year concession that began in 1992 to provide natural gas in this area.

Proceeds will be used to refinance existing debts.

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arnsten advised Metrogas with a team including María Gabriela Grigioni (Picture), Guido O. Meirovich and Natalia Sofía Güttner.

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi advised Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Argentina) S.A. and Banco Itaú Argentina S.A. with Alejandro Gabriel Perelsztein, Paula Mariel Ferreira and Facundo Sainato.

Involved fees earner: Paula Mariel Ferreira – Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; Alejandro Perelsztein – Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; Facundo Sainato – Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; María Gabriela Grigioni – Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen; Natalia Sofía Güttner – Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen; Guido Meirovich – Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen;

Law Firms: Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi; Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen;

Clients: Banco Itaú Argentina S.A.; Industrial and Commercial Bank of China; Metrogas S.A.;