Arntsen, Alan


+54 11 4114-3015

Spanish – English


Alan Arntsen is one of the founding partners of PAGBAM. He covers the following areas of business: corporate and cross border transactions (covering finance, banking, M&As, energy and agribusiness); in and out of court restructurings and workouts; sovereign (The Republic of Argentina and Province of Buenos Aires) debt issues and restructuring; and major infrastructure cross border transactions.

Mr. Arntsen represents: foreign investors with local assets – which includes board of directors’ membership; E&P foreign investors owning significant O&G fields; agribusiness (crop protection and seed technology) multinationals; multilateral organizations, international banks, funds, financial institutions, lenders, borrowers and depositaries; and bondholders, trustees and steering committees.

He has been entrusted as the Argentine State designated representative at Solvay Indupa S.A.I.C board of directors and by The Bank of New York Mellon as its legal representative for the Argentine Republic (authorized by the Argentine Central Bank).


Bachelor of Laws. Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina Santa María de los Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bachelor of Laws, LL.B  (Hons). Faculty of Law, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain. Master of Laws, LL.M Harvard Law School, Harvard University. Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Academic & Professional Experience

Foreign associate. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, United States of America. Lecturer at: Escuela de Abogacía de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, the Second Annual Meeting on Banking and Finance in Latin America, American Conference Institute, the International Law Association and post graduate courses at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina Santa Maria de los Buenos Aires. Professor at ESEADE University (Master of Finance). Contributions: Assistant Dean Frederic Snyder at Harvard Law School and Eli Lauterpacht, Q.C., for the “International Law Review”.

Ad honorem trustee, board member, secretary, vice chairman and/or chairman of the following not for profit institutions: Asociación Civil Escocesa Educativa San Andrés (education); Asociación Argentina de Cultura Inglesa (education and culture); Fundación Educacional San Jorge (education); Fundación Impulsar (mentorship); Asociación de Beneficencia Dotal San Jorge (education); Hospital Británico de Buenos Aires (health); Harvard Club de Argentina (alumni and culture).

Admissions & Affiliations

Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires. The British Institute of International and Comparative Law, The American Society of International Law, The Harvard Club of New York City, Oxford and Cambridge alumni groups and Harvard Law School Association.

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