Market: Uruguay

Uruguayan investor harvests stake in local agribusiness

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped the founder of local agribusiness Agroenfoque sell a stake in the company to Uruguayan investor IBF.

04 August 2022

Cubico invests in Uruguayan renewable energy

White & Case LLP in Madrid and Posadas in Montevideo have helped UK renewables group Cubico buy two wind farms in Uruguay from Spanish energy infrastructure company ACS Servicios.

03 August 2022

Setting up shop in a time of crisis

Opening a law firm during uncertain times might seem like a risky strategy, yet many lawyers took the bold decision to open a new office in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic. Latin Lawyer spoke to partners from some of the firms that launched over the last two years, learning about the importance of technology to overcome challenges, how to create a law firm culture whilst working from home as well as unexpected surprises from their opportunistic arrival into the market.

29 June 2022

Guyer & Regules advises on global food equipment acquisition

Two Kirkland & Ellis LLP offices and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped Bettcher Industries, a US manufacturer of food processing equipment, acquire Danish meat company Frontmatec, including subsidiaries in Uruguay.

14 June 2022

Uruguayan railroad raises US$250 million in B-bond financing

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Montevideo has helped a special purpose vehicle (SPV) obtain a US$250 million financing for a railway project in Uruguay.

13 June 2022

Three Uruguayan firms advise on motorway project financing

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has helped a Uruguayan special purpose vehicle (SPV) obtain project financing worth US$125 million to build and maintain a motorway that connects the country to its neighbour Brazil.

31 May 2022

Bankingly enlists Guyer & Regules for investment round

Uruguayan fintech Bankingly has hired Guyer & Regules to raise US$11 million in a Series A funding round.

27 May 2022

Glencore subsidiary pulls out of LatAm rice industry

Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires and Etcheverrito in Montevideo have helped Argentine agribusiness Adecoagro buy Glencore subsidiary Viterra’s rice business in Argentina and Uruguay through a deal worth US$38 million.

26 May 2022

Mercuria funds Seacrest’s Brazilian oil asset acquisitions

Multinational energy group Mercuria has turned to Herbert Smith Freehills in London, two offices of Brazilian firm Lefosse and Ferrere (Uruguay) to make debt and minority equity investments in Bermudan private equity manager Seacrest.

25 May 2022

Multiple firms help Globant acquire Uruguay’s Genexus

Argentine technology company Globant has enlisted several international and Latin American law firms to acquire Uruguayan counterpart Genexus.

17 May 2022

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