Market: Uruguay

Ferrere steers hybrid securities issuance in Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped Campiglia Construcciones and local architect Ernesto Kimelman structure a real estate trust and issue hybrid securities on the Montevideo stock exchange for US$165 million.

03 August 2021

Ferrere in Uruguayan real estate acquisition

Ferrere (Uruguay) has advised local company EF Asset Management in its acquisition of local construction group Cepheus for US$34 million.

02 August 2021

AT&T sells LatAm assets to Argentina’s Grupo Werthein

Argentina’s Grupo Werthein has enlisted four Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires as lead Latin American counsel to acquire regional entertainment company Vrio from US telecommunications group AT&T.

27 July 2021

Guyer & Regules helps CVU in debt offering

Guyer & Regules has helped Corporación Vial del Uruguay (CVU), the country’s largest toll road concessionaire, raise US$150 million in a debt offering.

23 July 2021

LACCA’s Technology Survey

Featured in Technology 2021

Our latest technology survey charts the growing dependence of Latin American corporate counsel on ‘lawtech’, or advances in legal technology. We present some of the key data points that illustrate how in-house counsel in the region use technology today.

15 July 2021

How technology elevates in-house counsel

Featured in Technology 2021

LACCA's technology survey shows Latin American corporate counsel are becoming more reliant on data analytics, AI and machine learning. What could advanced technological innovation mean for the space these lawyers occupy within their companies?

15 July 2021

Consortium buys Pan American’s fuel stations in Uruguay

A consortium of Paraguayan, Uruguayan and Argentine companies has enlisted Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Montevideo and Vouga Abogados in Asunción to snap up Pan American Energy’s Uruguayan fuel station chain.

14 July 2021

Ferrere helps Eastern Airlines get Montevideo-Miami route off the ground

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped US aviation group Eastern Airlines obtain permission to launch a direct flight between the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo and Miami in the US state of Florida.

02 July 2021

Post-coronavirus wealth taxes could be a case of when, not if

The financial strain of the covid-19 pandemic has forced governments in Latin America to dig deep to cover costs. As a growing debt pile looms ever larger, some countries in the region are floating a tax on the wealthy to help foot the bill, one of several ways private wealth counsel in the region is evolving. Emily Darby reports on a practice area experiencing big changes.

29 June 2021

Codere becomes LatAm’s first listed gambling group

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in Madrid, New York and London has helped Spanish gambling company Codere Online combine with a Mexican special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a US$350 million deal that creates Latin America’s first listed gaming operator.

24 June 2021

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