Market: Uruguay

Warburg Pincus invests in Uruguayan data group

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in San Francisco, Mattos Filho in São Paulo and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped New York-based private equity group Warburg Pincus invest US$40 million in Uruguayan data platform Scanntech.

16 February 2023

LatAm partner promotions plunge after previous year’s high

Latin Lawyer has registered a 34% decrease in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of female lawyers reaching the most senior rank at their respective firms has remained in line with last year’s figures.

15 February 2023

Multiple firms guide US software company's LatAm expansion

Three Shearman & Sterling LLP offices, Bruchou & Funes de Rioja in Buenos Aires, Colombia's Brigard Urrutia, Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped US digital services company GlobalLogic acquire Argentine counterpart Hexacta.

07 February 2023

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award: Guyer & Regules in Uruguay.

30 January 2023

Pro bono: In harmony with ESG

Featured in Pro bono 2022

To build a successful ESG practice it is necessary for firms to have a healthy balance between paid legal services and pro bono. Latin Lawyer speaks to leading pro bono and ESG practitioners about the intersection of the two practices and how growth in one can benefit the other.

19 January 2023

Cobra Group finalises Petrobras assets buy with Shell prepayments

Brazil’s Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped Cobra Group – the Spanish affiliate of Brazilian power company Carmo Energy – complete its US$1.1 billion acquisition of onshore oil assets from Petrobras.

11 January 2023

Several firms steer cross-border data centre buy

Several firms have helped data centre operator Aligned acquire Latin American-focused counterpart ODATA from Brazil’s Patria Investimentos and US IT company CyrusOne.

03 January 2023

Dentons announces new managing partner in Uruguay

Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga has appointed Héctor Viana as its new managing partner, replacing outgoing leader Fernando Jiménez de Aréchaga Sr.

19 December 2022

Guyer & Regules appoints new co-managing partners

Uruguay’s Guyer & Regules has announced that partner Nicolás Piaggio and accountant Nicolás Juan will replace Nicolás Herrera as the firm’s two new co-managing partners, while the outfit has also unveiled a new executive committee.

13 December 2022

Mexico’s Axo grows LatAm presence with retail acquisition

Mexican retailer Grupo Axo has enlisted Carey in Santiago, Mexican firms Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC and SMPS Legal, Peru's Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to acquire Chilean clothing company Komax.

08 December 2022

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