Market: Uruguay

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

CDPQ enters LatAm power transmission market

Canadian pension fund Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo, Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas and Ferrere (Uruguay) to acquire power transmission assets for 265 million euros (US$279 million).

13 May 2022

Uruguay’s Arcos Dorados issues sustainability-linked bonds

Arcos Dorados, the world’s largest operator of McDonald’s restaurants, has enlisted Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, Lefosse in São Paulo and Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City to issue sustainability-linked notes worth US$350 million.

13 May 2022

Ferrere and Brigard Urrutia help Emergent Cold expand in LatAm

Emergent Cold Latin America has hired Ferrere (Uruguay) and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to acquire cold storage facilities in Uruguay and Colombia in two separate deals, expanding its presence across the region.

09 May 2022

Camil snaps up Uruguayan fruit company

Brazilian food producer Camil Alimentos has hired Guyer & Regules to acquire Uruguayan dried fruit business Silcom.

03 May 2022

Uruguayan road project gets US$137 million financing

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has helped a Uruguayan special purpose vehicle (SPV) obtain project financing worth US$137 million to build and maintain a motorway project in the south of the country.

25 April 2022

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