Market: Uruguay

Promotions at LatAm firms spiked at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded a 38% increase in end-of-year promotions to partner level at Latin American law firms, while the proportion of women lawyers elevated to the top rank dropped compared to the previous year’s figures.

15 February 2021

Uruguayan wind farm refinances

A Uruguayan subsidiary of Dutch infrastructure investor DIF has hired Hughes & Hughes in Montevideo to obtain a refinancing.

12 February 2021

Ferrere steers Irish construction group’s entry to Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped the Brazilian subsidiary of Irish constructor Kingspan acquire Uruguayan insulation group Bromyros.

10 February 2021

IDB Invest backs dairy sector financing in Uruguay

Uruguayan savings and credit cooperative Proleco has hired Posadas, Posadas & Vecino to structure a financing programme to support investment in the country’s dairy sector.

20 January 2021

Colombian software provider enters Uruguay

Colombian software company Siigo has hired Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to buy Uruguayan counterpart Memory, marking the company’s expansion to a new market.

05 January 2021

Winston & Strawn and Guyer & Regules star in US car dealer acquisition

US firm Winston & Strawn LLP and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped US digital car sales platform KAR Global acquire local used car start-up BacklotCars for US$425 million, handing it assets in Uruguay.

19 November 2020

Five firms in Spanish-language media deal

Five Jones Day offices, Argentina’s Allende & Brea, Bergstein Abogados in Montevideo and Paz Horowitz Abogados in Quito have helped US media company Entravision acquire a controlling stake in advertising company RedMas from counterpart Grupo Cisneros.

19 November 2020

Clifford Chance's LatAm disputes head goes solo

Ignacio Suarez Anzorena has left his position as head of Latin American disputes at Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC, to go solo as an arbitrator based in Uruguay.

17 November 2020

Despegar acquires Best Day after price-slash

12 November 2020

Ferrere and Guyer & Regules in forestry trust issuance

Ferrere (Uruguay) and Guyer & Regules have helped forestry company Cambium partner with the Uruguayan division of Dutch business services group TMF to structure a forestry trust and raise US$80 million in its first equity issuance.

10 November 2020

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