Operations

IBM - Kyndryl
09.01.2021
Ortiz & Asociados Law Firm advised IBM Corporation and IBM Argentina on the local aspects of IBM ´s global spin off of the Managed Infrastructure Services unit of IBM’s Global Technology Services segment (the “MIS Business”) into a new publicly traded company in US, through the transfer of all assets related to the MIS Business.

O&A conducted the local legal project management collecting, understanding and assessing all the legal risks associated to the structure of the local transaction and during the process, as well as implementing the local steps to complete the transaction, working with IBM global and local experts and law firms around the world.


07.31.2020
Ortiz & Asociados Law Firm advised Grupo Sidus on the acquisition of the Argentinean subsidiaries of Laboratories Pierre Fabre, a well-known French multinational pharmaceutical and cosmetics corporate group, proprietary of commercial brands such as Avène, Klorane, Ducray, Pierre Fabre Health Care, Pierre Fabre Oral Care, among others.

O&A conducted the legal due diligence process of collecting, understanding and assessing all the legal risks associated during the acquisition process of Rovafarm Argentina S.A. and Pierre Fabre Dermo Cosmetique S.A, the two local target companies.

The transaction included the negotiation of commercial agreements under which Sidus will carry on the exclusive distribution of Pierre Fabre products in the country (except for two innovative oncology products) and the pharmaceutical and cosmetic production at the local plant, located in Virrey del Pino, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

O&A also advised on the financial, structural and operational aspects of the business (including lawsuits against the target companies, employee and labor matters, intellectual property matters, etc.).
Deal El Cardal
10.01.2018
Ortiz & Asociados acted as counsel to the shareholders and to Molino Chacabuco S.A.in the sale of 100% of El Cardal del Oeste S.A., an agri-business company. The transaction included the due diligence process, the drafting and execution of the SPA and closing documents and actions. The total value of the transaction amounted to approximately US$ 9 million. The team was led by Jorge D. Ortiz, and composed by Vanesa Mahía, Laura Mattivi and the corporate team.
Deal Cognitiva
10.03.2018
Ortiz & Asociados acted as counsel to GBM Corporation in the sale of 100% of Computación Cognitiva S.A., a business consulting and cognitive computing solutions company, leader in 23 Latin American countries in Latin America. Through a strategic alliance with IBM, it became the only company responsible for marketing Watson in Spanish. Today it contributes to different industries in the adoption and development of technological efficiencies, helping companies to transform their businesses in order to democratize knowledge thanks to cognitive systems. The transaction included the due diligence process, the drafting and execution of the SPA and closing documents and actions. Total Value: Confidential. The team was led by Jorge D. Ortiz, and composed by Vanesa Mahía and the corporate team.
Deal Cepas
04.30.2018
Ortiz & Asociados acted as counsel to Cepas Argentinas S.A. in the acquisition of the trademark “Hesperidina” in 6 jurisdictions where it is registered, and all rights to manufacture the product "Hesperidina", including all existing products from Bodega Tres Blasones S.A., Seller was advised by the firm Salaverri, Burgio, Wetzler Malbrán. Ortiz & Asociados' team was led by Jorge D. Ortiz, and composed by Vanesa Mahía, Carolina Villar Freuler and Paloma Ferraro.
07.12.2017
Ortiz & Asociados Law Firm advised Atento Argentina S.A. in the acquisition of 100% of the call center business of Covedisa S.A. The Firm was in charge of carrying out legal advice (due diligence), inscriptions and corporate records, as well as the preparation of all documents related to the transaction.
05.18.2016
Estudio Ortiz & Asociados was present at the official launch of the RenovAR plan. There, the President, together with the Minister of Mining and Energy - Aranguren - and the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development - Bergman announced the first tender for Renewable Energies.
07.12.2017