Market: Uruguay

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Featured in Pro bono 2019

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

05 February 2020

CAF funds another PPP in Uruguay

Guyer & Regules has helped Uruguayan consortium Grupo Vial Oriental get a US$90 million loan for a public private partnership (PPP) road project.

04 February 2020

Guyer steers HSBC mortgage-backed offering in Uruguay

Guyer & Regules has helped HSBC Uruguay issue mortgage-backed notes worth US$25 million, under an unusual notes programme that gives noteholders preference over other stakeholders in the event of the issuer going bankrupt.

23 January 2020

Several LatAm firms in cross-border travel agency buy

Firms from five Latin American jurisdictions joined Dutch law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek to help a subsidiary of Brazilian travel group CVC Turismo acquire Argentine online travel platform Almundo for US$74 million.

21 January 2020

Ferrere appoints two partners in Paraguay and Uruguay

South American law firm Ferrere has boosted its seniority by adding partners in Paraguay and Uruguay.

16 January 2020

Mercedes distributor continues LatAm expansion

Morrisons & Forrester LLP in New York, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce in Quito and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped British car retailer and distributor Inchcape acquire Uruguay and Ecuador’s Mercedes-Benz trader, Autolider.

14 January 2020

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino promotes three to partner

Uruguay’s Posadas, Posadas & Vecino has strengthened its administrative, corporate and tax practices by promoting three senior associates to the partnership.

08 January 2020

Pepsi to stay another 20 years in Uruguayan free trade zone

Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause has helped US soft drink retailer PepsiCo renew its authorisation rights for a beverage concentrate plant in a free-trade zone in the Uruguayan city of Colonia.

12 December 2019

Multiple firms agree Chilean car importer's second restructuring

Chilean car importer Automotores Gildemeister has struck a deal to restructure over US$500 million of its senior notes, with counsel from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and a host of law firms throughout South America. By Jordan Fermanis.

10 December 2019

Sacyr-led railway project obtains largest ever PPP financing in Uruguay

Five Baker McKenzie LLP offices and Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause in Montevideo have helped consortium Grupo Vía Central, led by Spanish constructor Sacyr, obtain the largest project financing ever in Uruguay – worth US$855 million – to fund a public-private partnership (PPP) railway project connecting Montevideo and Paso de los Toros.

05 December 2019

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