Hughes & Hughes has helped Dutch infrastructure fund manager DIF Capital Partners acquire a wind farm in Uruguay.
Hughes & Hughes has helped a consortium close and obtain financing for a public private partnership (PPP) contract to build 59 educational centres.
Two White & Case LLP offices and Hughes & Hughes in Montevideo have helped Finnish forestry company UPM sign a definitive agreement to build a US$3 billion pulp mill in Uruguay.
Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago, Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, Allende & Brea in Buenos Aires and Hughes & Hughes in Montevideo have helped Canadian port operator ATCO acquire a 40% stake in Chilean logistics company Ultramar.
The winners of Latin Lawyer’s 12th annual Deal of the Year Awards were revealed at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 240 leading names of the Latin American legal community.
An award that declined to hear a billion-dollar claim against Venezuela because it was filed after the state gave notice of its denunciation of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Convention represents an “egregious assault” on the integrity and legitimacy of ICSID, according to an annulment application filed by two subsidiaries of US bottlemaker Owens Illinois.
Latin Lawyer is delighted to present its Lifetime Achievement Awards to José Luis de Salles Freire, a founding partner of Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados, and Marcela Hughes, former managing partner of Hughes & Hughes in Uruguay.
White & Case LLP in New York and Madrid and Hughes & Hughes in Montevideo have helped power operator Invenergy’s solar project issue US$65 million worth of bonds.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York and Washington, DC, Bonelli Erede in Rome, Milan and Dubai and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped Italian Energy company Terna obtain an US$81 million loan to fund the construction of a transmission line in Uruguay.
Uruguay’s Hughes & Hughes has promoted a corporate and project finance senior associate to the partnership.