Nicolás Mallo Huergo
Vice- President, Legal Counselor
Nicolás Mallo Huergo graduated as a lawyer from the Universidad Católica Argentina in 1993 with a law degree, and obtained a Master in Law (LLM.) with honours at Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, U.S.A., in 1999.
His professional practice is principally concerned with advising on corporate law, business matters, and financial and commercial operations, including mergers and acquisitions, debt restructurings, project finance and oil & gas deals. He has been involved in highly complex and sophisticated transactions, representing both local and foreign clients. He also advise on day-to-day corporation law matters, including issues affecting corporate strategy, drafting commercial contracts, reviewing investment reports and planning project finance, conducting due diligence reports and negotiating in dispute settlements.
Within his area of specialization he has advised national and foreign firms in corporate matters, mergers, acquisitions, privatizations and financings, unsolicited bids, tender offers, exchange offers and proxy fights for other companies, adoption of stock option plans, leveraged buy-outs, spin-offs, recapitalizations and other restructuring transactions, strategic investments and joint ventures, venture capital transactions and project finance. His advice includes operation structuring, acquisition of telecommunications and media companies, cross border contracts with international corporations.
He has been a Director of local and foreign companies, enterprises, representing sponsors, lenders, multilateral institutions and investors, telecom, water, transport and other infrastructure projects (debt and equity).
He also has wide experience in litigation before the Civil and Commercial Courts. He was appointed to the National Courts of Buenos Aires, working as a clerk between 1990 and 1993. He has handled complex commercial lawsuits in a wide range of areas, including insolvency proceedings, antitrust, banking and finance, bankruptcy, environmental, insurance, intellectual property, international trade, and product liability.
He was admitted at the Bar of the City of Buenos Aires in February of 1994 and he is a member of the Colegio de Abogados de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.