Parise, Diego E.

Partner

Diego E. Parise has extensive experience in the structuring, negotiation and execution of M&A, joint venture and financing transactions, both in Argentina and overseas, and has represented Argentine and non-Argentine clients in public and private stock and asset acquisitions, offerings of debt and equity securities, bank financings and debt restructurings. In addition, he regularly advises clients on securities and stock markets regulations and corporate governance and compliance issues.

Mr. Parise is a member of the Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions practices at Mitrani, Caballero & Ruiz Moreno and leads the firm’s Banking and Finance practice. Previously, Mr. Parise was an associate and later a partner at Bruchou, Fernández Madero, Lombardi & Mitrani (2004-2007), and a New York-based associate with the international law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (1999-2004).

Mr. Parise, who has been repeatedly praised by the Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 guides for his work in the fields of Corporate/M&A and Banking & Finance, is a member of the International Bar Association. 

Education:

Harvard Law School (LL.M, 1999)

Universidad de Buenos Aires, School of Economics (Contador Público, with honors, 1997)

Universidad de Buenos Aires, School of Law (Abogado, with honors, 1993)

Bar admissions:

Buenos Aires, 1994, and New York, 2000.

Languages:

Spanish, English, Italian and Portuguese

Transactions:

Mr. Parise's representative transactional work includes:

• Raizen Combustíveis’ US$950 million acquisition of Shell’s downstream business in Argentina;

• Ternium’s EUR1.45 billion acquisition of CSA Siderúrgica do Atlântico, a Brazilian slab producer, from thyssenkrupp, and related acquisition financing;

• Tenaris’s US$330 million sale of its U.S. electrical conduit business to Nucor Corporation;

• the joint venture between Tecpetrol, Tenaris and Ternium for the construction and operation of a 850MW combined-cycle power plant in Mexico, and its related financing;

• Alpek’s acquisition of BASF's expandable polystyrene business in Argentina;

• DAK Americas’ acquisition of CabelmaPET, a PET recycling operation in Argentina;

• Ternium and Tenaris’s US$2.7 billion acquisition of a co-controlling stake in Usiminas, a Brazilian steel producer;

• a US$ 677 million secondary public offering of Ternium ADSs and concurrent repurchase of shares by Ternium and its controlling shareholder;

• Ternium’s US$ 1.97 billion sale of Sidor (Venezuela) as a result of its expropriation by the Venezuelan government;

• Tenaris’s US$1.1 billion sale of its U.S. pressure control business to General Electric;

• Ternium’s US$730 million sale of certain U.S. subsidiaries to BlueScope;

• Ternium’s US$ 3.4 billion acquisition of Grupo Imsa (Mexico) and its related financing;

• Tenaris’s US$1.7 billion acquisition of Hydril (U.S.) and its related financing;

• Tenaris’s US$3.185 billion acquisition of Maverick Tube (U.S.) and its related financing;

• Ternium’s US$571 million IPO and concurrent NYSE listing;

• Ternium's US$2.3 billion acquisition of Hylsamex (Mexico);

• Ternium's US$75 million acquisition of Ferrasa (Colombia);

• FEMSA’s US$1.245 billion acquisition of a minority interest of InBev in FEMSA Cerveza (Mexico).