Eduardo Rodríguez-Rovira in our news

Mexican investor scores stake in Spanish football club

Uría Menéndez in Madrid and Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexico’s Grupo Orlegi – the owner of several local football clubs – buy a majority stake in Spanish team Real Sporting de Gijón.

26 July 2022

Ecuadorean tram disputes reach end of the line

Spanish and French consortiums have won damages – though far less than they sought – in two International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) disputes worth a combined US$75 million with an Ecuadorean municipality over the troubled construction of a tram line through a UNESCO-listed city centre.

15 July 2022

Oi settles BNDES and BTG Pactual debt after mobile unit sale

BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo has helped Oi repay 6.6 billion reais (US$1.4 billion) worth of debt to Brazilian development bank BNDES and BTG Pactual, following the sale of its mobile division to Claro, Telefónica and TIM.

10 May 2022

Spanish agribusiness wins big arbitration against Venezuela

A divided International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal has ordered Venezuela to pay nearly US$3 billion including interest for expropriating the assets of a Spanish agricultural group, after US sanctions forced a law firm representing the state to withdraw.

29 March 2022

Several firms steer largest-ever 4G road financing in Colombia

Colombian infrastructure concessionaire Vial Unión del Sur and its Spanish sponsor Sacyr have enlisted Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC, New York and Madrid and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to get the country’s largest-ever 4G toll road financing, a deal worth some US$906 million.

18 February 2022

Mexico's Chevez Ruiz adds Madrid partner with Uría Menéndez hire

Highly Recommended Mexican firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has strengthened its presence in Madrid by hiring a tax lawyer from Spanish outfit Uría Menéndez as partner.

04 February 2022

Uruguayan airport operator completes exchange offer

Several firms have advised on a bond exchange and new notes issuance by Uruguayan ACI Airport Sudamérica, as well as the airport operator’s concession extension to operate Montevideo’s international Carrasco airport.

10 December 2021

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