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Uruguayan renewables developer obtains project finance

Uruguayan renewables developer obtains project finance

17 August 2017

Hughes & Hughes and White and Case LLP have helped a subsidiary of French renewable energy developer Akuo Energy and renewable energy operator Cubico Sustainable Investments Limited obtain US$82 million in credit from Export Development Canada and Caixabank.

Uruguayan PPP project gets CAF financing

Uruguayan PPP project gets CAF financing

14 August 2017

Clifford Chance's Madrid office and Uruguay's Jiménez de Aréchaga at Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause have helped an infrastructure fund managed by Latin American development bank CAF grant a US$87 million loan to Uruguay's second public private partnership (PPP). 

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017

09 August 2017

Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.

Guyer & Regules assists on trust offering

09 August 2017

Guyer & Regules has helped investment company Peninsula in a share offering worth 1.6 billion pesos (US$57 million) made through a real estate trust.

Ferrere helps Starbucks open in Uruguay

03 August 2017

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped Starbucks reach a licensing agreement that will see the coffee chain open its doors in Uruguay next year.

Uruguay faces new treaty claim over mining project

Uruguay faces new treaty claim over mining project

28 July 2017

A mining company owned by Indian magnate Pramod Agarwal has threatened to file an investment treaty claim against Uruguay over an iron ore project.  

Cleary, Guyer and Shearman in Uruguay sovereign issuance

Cleary, Guyer and Shearman in Uruguay sovereign issuance

12 July 2017

The Buenos Aires and New York offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP have helped Uruguay issue 31.1 billion pesos (US$1.25 billion) worth of bonds.

Ferrere downs Diageo predatory pricing suit

Ferrere downs Diageo predatory pricing suit

23 June 2017

Ferrere has helped UK drinks heavyweight Diageo beat off an antitrust claim filed by Uruguay’s state-owned whiskey manufacturer, CABA.

Proskauer, PPV and Ferrere steer historic Uruguay timber M&A

Proskauer, PPV and Ferrere steer historic Uruguay timber M&A

16 June 2017

Proskauer Rose LLP in New York and Posadas, Posadas & Vecino in Montevideo have helped a consortium led by Brazilian bank BTG Pactual’s timber fund buy US real estate investor Weyerhaeuser’s Uruguayan timberlands and manufacturing business for US$403 million.

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity

09 June 2017

Leading law firms in Latin America and the US have had some success in increasing diversity among their rank and file, but a lack of leadership from an overwhelmingly white, male partnership in most firms is still preventing many women and lawyers from different ethic and socio-economic backgrounds from reaching the top positions, according to delegates at a diversity and inclusion conference at the New York City Bar Association earlier this week.