Ignacio Lagos’ practice focuses on cross-border corporate and financial matters, including securities offerings, liability management transactions, structured financing, and restructurings, with a special focus on Latin American sovereigns and state-owned enterprises.

Ignacio has participated in debt offerings and liability management transactions by the governments of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, and Uruguay, as well as several Argentine provinces and state-owned enterprises. He also regularly advises governments and private clients in structured financing, derivative transactions, and restructurings.

Ignacio has substantial experience in sustainable financing. His experience includes the two first sustainability-linked bond issuances by sovereigns.

Ignacio joined the firm in 2014.

Notable Experiences

  • The Republic of Argentina in its successful $63.4 billion sovereign debt restructuring.

  • Citigroup Global Markets Inc., as dealer manager, in the Republic of Ecuador’s successful $17.4 billion sovereign debt restructuring.

  • Uruguay in its inaugural sovereign sustainability-linked bond offering.

  • YPF in its $2 billion exchange offer and consent solicitation.

  • PEMEX in its $2 billion liability management transaction.

  • United Mexican States in its $485 million catastrophe bond.

  • The Province of Buenos Aires in its $7.1 billion debt restructuring.

  • Dominican Republic in its dual sovereign bond offering and concurrent tender offer.

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