MARCH 15, 2021

Beccar Varela advises Agrofina on trust debt securities issuance.



Buenos Aires, March 12th, 2021. Beccar Varela advised Agrofina S.A. on the constitution of Series XXII Financial Trust set up under the program Secuval II (the “Financial Trust”)

The issuance of securities under the Financial Trust of the total amount of US$10,490,419 took place on March 5th, 2021 as it follows: (i) US$9,290,589 Class A, at an annual nominal rate of 3%, rated A1sf (arg) on February 9th, 2021, by FIX SCR S.A. Risk Rating Agent “Affiliate of Fitch Ratings” (“Fix”); and (ii) US$1,199,830 Class B trust debt securities, at an annual nominal rate of 4%, rated A2sf(arg) by Fix on the same date. Banco de Valores S.A. performs as financial trustee, organizer, and placement agent, while Agrofina S.A. acts as trustor. AR Partners S.A., First Capital Markets S.A., Puente Hnos. S.A. and SBS Trading S.A acted as placement agents while FIRST Corporate Finance Advisors S.A. acted as organizer.

The financial trust’s main goal is to finance small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), given that at least 70% (seventy percent) of the trust asset at a nominal value, is made up of rights or credits originated in operations between the trustor and SMEs, as defined by the Comisión Nacional de Valores.

All parties involved were advised by Beccar Varela: team led by partner Luciana Denegri, assisted by associates María Victoria Pavani and María Inés Cappelletti.