Market: Uruguay

Bado Kuster seals Uruguayan food M&A

Uruguayan food producer Doña Coca has hired Bado Kuster Zerbino & Rachetti to divest its business to local investor IBF Negocios.

23 September 2022

Three firms in Brazil-Uruguay healthtech merger

TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo and Posadas in Montevideo have helped Uruguayan digital healthcare start-up Axenya merge with Brazilian consultancy Health Connection.

15 September 2022

Alicorp secures US$220 million cross-border loan

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Peruvian consumer goods company Alicorp obtain a US$220 million credit line to refinance existing debt.

09 September 2022

Bragard drives through toll road loan in Uruguay

Bragard Abogados has helped regional development fund Fondo Financiero para el Desarrollo de la Cuenca Plata (Fonplata) lend US$30 million to Corporación Vial del Uruguay (CVU), the country’s largest toll road concessionaire.

09 September 2022

UN enlists Ferrere to structure renewable energy fund in Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) – an agency that encourages economic and industrial development – structure a financial trust worth US$40 million to provide financing for clean energy projects in Uruguay.

05 September 2022

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

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