Arntsen, Alan


+54 11 4114-3015

Spanish - English


Founding partner of PAGBAM. Corporate and cross border transactions (finance (secured, project finance, structured, non-recourse), banking, trusts, securitization, joint ventures, M&As, energy and agribusiness).

In and out of court restructurings and workouts.

Sovereign (The Republic of Argentina and the Province of Buenos Aires) debt issuances and restructurings.

Major infrastructure projects.

Financings involving: fleets of vessels; aircraft purchases and leases; hydroelectric and thermal electricity plants; oil and gas licenses; renewable energy green field projects; real estate developments; multinational laboratories; port facilities and terminals; cell phone technology; meat packing facilities; agribusiness plants; petrochemical centres; highways and tolls; principal grain and oil exporters; commercial banks; satellite transmission; environmental service companies; and cable operators, among others.


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; post graduate courses at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina Santa Maria de los Buenos Aires (covering Loan Agreements; Comparative Competition Rules and Regulations; and Joint Ventures); and at the “IVth Latinamerican Administrative Law meetings - the Administration Contracts - (“Project Finance in the hydrocarbon industry”) .

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); Old Georgian Club (alumni); Fundación Impulsar (mentorship); Asociación de Beneficencia Dotal San Jorge (education); Hospital Británico de Buenos Aires (health); and 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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