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Uruguayan dairy company sells distribution unit

20 June 2018

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino has helped Uruguayan dairy company Conaprole sell its distribution unit CE Me to local group Transamerican.

Wind farm operator gets financing in Uruguay

Wind farm operator gets financing in Uruguay

19 June 2018

CMS Hasche Sigle in Hamburg and Ferrere (Uruguay) in Montevideo has helped German wind turbine maker Enercon obtain project finance worth US$70 million for its Uruguayan wind farm operator Ladaner.

Zurich snaps up assets in Latin America

06 June 2018

Swiss insurance company Zurich has made a series of investments in Latin America, buying assets in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Ufinet’s Spanish and LatAm business sold for US$2.3 billion

Ufinet’s Spanish and LatAm business sold for US$2.3 billion

05 June 2018

At least nine firms across seven Latin American jurisdictions have advised on a deal that saw private equity company Cinven sell assets belonging to telecoms provider Ufinet to two buyers, French private equity investor Antin and a fund controlled by Cinven.

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

24 May 2018

In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.

Lacoste acquires full control of LatAm distribution chain

22 May 2018

Beccar Varela’s office in Buenos Aires, Veirano Advogados in São Paulo, Carey in Santiago and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Lacoste buy a joint venture partner out of the clothes company’s retail and distribution business in Latin America.

Antitrust leniency fight divides Colombia from regional body

Antitrust leniency fight divides Colombia from regional body

17 May 2018

The General Secretariat of the Andean Community should close its investigation into an alleged soft paper cartel and not fine companies that already have been granted leniency in its member countries, Colombia’s antitrust authority has said.

Guyer & Regules in Uruguay drinks company acquisition

17 May 2018

Guyer & Regules has helped local businessmen Fernando Vieites, José Zabalza and Rodrigo Ruis acquire Uruguayan drinks company Sirte.

A clean slate

A clean slate

15 May 2018

The poster child of the Macri administration, the RenovAr renewables programme is the first major example of his government using state policy to successfully drive private investment into Argentina. But a big funding gap, infrastructure deficiencies and an energy market in its infancy mean Macri has his work cut out for him.

Three firms behind Uruguay’s latest bond issuance

Three firms behind Uruguay’s latest bond issuance

11 May 2018

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP’s Buenos Aires, London and New York offices have helped Uruguay issue new sovereign bonds worth US$1.75 billion and complete a concurrent liability management transaction.