Republic of Argentina $2.750 Million Notes Offering

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Shearman & Sterling and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi advised on the transaction

Republic of Argentina finalized the offering of $2.75 billion aggregate principal amount of its 7.125% bonds due 2117 pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Citigroup Global Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., Nomura Securities International, Inc. and Santander Investment Securities Inc. acted as initial purchasers on the offering.

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton advised the Republic of Argentina with Andrés de la Cruz (Picture), Erika Nijenhuis, Carlos von der Heyde, Mariano Sierra, Chip McCorkle and Jonathan LaPlante.

Shearman & Sterling represented the initial purchasers with Antonia Stolper (New York-Capital Markets); counsel Alejandro Gordano (London-Capital Markets); visiting attorney Maria Constanza Martella (New York-Capital Markets) and associate Robert Powel (New York-Capital Markets). Other Shearman & Sterling lawyers involved in the transaction were counsel Jeffrey Tate (Washington, DC-Tax) and associate Kammy Lai (New York-Tax).

In Buenos Aires, Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi advised the initial purchasers with Hugo N. L. Bruzone, José María Bazán and Juan Barros Moss.

Involved fees earner: Hugo Bruzone – Bruchou, Ferna?ndez Madero & Lombardi; José María Bazán – Bruchou, Ferna?ndez Madero & Lombardi; Juan Barros Moss – Bruchou, Ferna?ndez Madero & Lombardi; Antonia Stolper – Shearman & Sterling; Alejandro Gordano – Shearman & Sterling; Jeffrey Tate – Shearman & Sterling; Kammy Lai – Shearman & Sterling; Andrés De la Cruz – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Mariano Sierra – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Carlos von der Heyde – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Chip McCorkle – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Erika Nijenhuis – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Jonathan LaPlante – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton;

Law Firms: Bruchou, Ferna?ndez Madero & Lombardi; Shearman & Sterling; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton;

Clients: Citigroup Global Markets Ltd; HSBC; Nomura; Republic of Argentina; Santander Securities ;