Province of Chaco’s $250 Million Consent Solicitation

DLA Piper advised the Province of Chaco. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Martínez de Hoz & Rueda advised Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and AdCap Securities Ltd. acting as consent solicitation agents.

The Province of Chaco executed a solicitation of consents from Eligible Holders to amend its 9.375% notes due 2024 and the indenture governing the Notes.

On April 12, 2021, the Province reached an agreement in principle with an ad hoc group of bondholders represented by VR Advisory Services Ltd., which according to the group, it holds approximately 50% of the Notes outstanding, pursuant to which the Ad Hoc Bondholder Group is expected to support the Province’s proposal to amend the Notes and the Indenture as set forth in the Consent Solicitation Statement by submitting their consents to the Proposed Amendments.

DLA Piper advised the Province of Chaco with a team including Christopher Paci (Picture), Marcelo Etchebarne, Nicolás Teijeiro, Marco D’Angelo, Justo Segura,  Juan Rosatto and Marcos Taiana.

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP advised Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and AdCap Securities Ltd. – acting as consent solicitation agents – with a team including Juan Francisco Mendez, Jon Cantor and Jon Vicuña.

In Argentina, Martínez de Hoz & Rueda advised Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and AdCap Securities Ltd. with José Martínez de Hoz (nieto), Pablo Schreiber, Luisina Luchini and María del Mar Lapeña.

Reed Smith advised the Bank of New York Mellon with Adam D. Solowsky.

White & Case advised in US the Ad Hoc Group of Bondholders.

Involved fees earner: Marco D’Angelo – DLA Piper; Marcelo Etchebarne – DLA Piper; Christopher Paci – DLA Piper; Juan María Rosatto – DLA Piper; Justo Segura – DLA Piper; Marcos Taiana – DLA Piper; Nicolas Teijeiro – DLA Piper; Luisina Luchini – Martínez de Hoz & Rueda; María del Mar Lapeña – Martínez de Hoz & Rueda; José Martínez de Hoz (n) – Martínez de Hoz & Rueda; Pablo Schreiber – Martínez de Hoz & Rueda; Adam Solowsky – Reed Smith; Jonathan Cantor – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Juan Francisco Mendez – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: DLA Piper; Martínez de Hoz & Rueda; Reed Smith; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: AdCap Securities ; Bank of New York Mellon; Deutsche Bank Securities; Province of Chaco;

Author: Martina Bellini