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PepsiCo makes Uruguay its flagship Americas plant
PepsiCo makes Uruguay its flagship Americas plant

PepsiCo makes Uruguay its flagship Americas plant

13 July 2020

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has helped PepsiCo’s reach an agreement with a free trade zone operator in Uruguay to expand its production plant to become the company’s largest plant in the Americas.

M&A league table 2019: Uruguay
M&A league table 2019: Uruguay

M&A league table 2019: Uruguay

30 June 2020

Latin Lawyer gathered data on M&A activity across Latin America over 2019. Here, we present the firms that won the most work in Uruguay.

M&A deals in Uruguay: March-December 2019
M&A deals in Uruguay: March-December 2019

M&A deals in Uruguay: March-December 2019

30 June 2020

Latin Lawyer's data shows that four M&A deals closed in Uruguay between March and December 2019. Considering only deals with a public value, those transactions had a combined value of US$275 million.

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub
Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

29 June 2020

In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA have launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.

Chilean casino operator seeks New York recognition for local bankruptcy
Chilean casino operator seeks New York recognition for local bankruptcy

Chilean casino operator seeks New York recognition for local bankruptcy

22 June 2020

South American hotel and casino operator Enjoy is seeking recognition of its Chilean bankruptcy in New York, claiming a wave of civil unrest and the covid-19 pandemic have “significantly harmed” its business. 

Uruguay telecoms fight shifts to new front
Uruguay telecoms fight shifts to new front

Uruguay telecoms fight shifts to new front

19 June 2020

A US company’s bid to revive a US$65 million claim against Uruguay has been discontinued at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), but the claimant’s owner has threatened the state with a new treaty claim.

Ferrere structures timber trust in Uruguay
Ferrere structures timber trust in Uruguay

Ferrere structures timber trust in Uruguay

18 June 2020

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped local timber company Maderas del Uruguay structure a trust worth US$67 million on the electronic stock exchange of Uruguay (Bolsa Electrónica de Valores).

Signed and announced M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December
Signed and announced M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December

Signed and announced M&A deals multijurisdictional: March-December

15 June 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded 14 multijurisdictional M&A deals that were signed or announced in Latin America from March to December 2019. Counting the deals, of which the value was public, the combined deal value was nearly US$15 billion.

Uruguayan airport operator restructures debt after exchange offer
Uruguayan airport operator restructures debt after exchange offer

Uruguayan airport operator restructures debt after exchange offer

15 June 2020

Several Greenberg Traurig LLP offices, Alemany, Escalona & De Fuentes in Madrid and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped Spain’s ACI Airport Sudamérica complete an international exchange offer, worth US$186 million, to allow its Uruguayan airport operator to restructure local debt.

Which firms dominated LatAm equity capital markets in 2019?
Which firms dominated LatAm equity capital markets in 2019?

Which firms dominated LatAm equity capital markets in 2019?

11 June 2020

Latin Lawyer tracked equity capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we reveal which Brazilian and international law firms won the most work.