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Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

Corporate/M&A

5 ranked lawyersBand 2UruguayLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded corporate department possessing significant transactional and advisory experience. Particularly skilled handling foreign direct investment matters for clients across the Southern Cone, including major cross-border acquisitions and divestitures. Frequently assists a range of notable clients from the food, agriculture and forestry and manufacturing industries. Duratex, Lumin and Greenwood Resources are new client wins, among others.

Strengths

An impressed source reports: "The team offers a sophisticated and high-quality service, providing innovative and creative solutions to complex issues."Another interviewee adds: "The firm has a good position in the market and a team of expert lawyers in the corporate area."

Work highlights

Counselled Intradevco Industrial on the sale of two of its Uruguayan subsidiaries to Alicorp, in a matter valued at USD491 million.

Notable practitioners

Andrés Aznarez "is very good at handling cross-border M&A deals," a client reports,further commending his "knowledge of corporate law in Uruguay and across the region." Aznarez is particularly accustomed to advising Brazilian clients. Since publication, Aznarez has been promoted to partner at the firm.

Fernando de Posadas Trambauer continues to assist clients emanating from the forestry, agriculture and consumer goods sectors with corporate matters, including M&A and joint ventures. A client praises his "ability to find solutions in an efficient and professional manner."

A client reports that Gerardo Caffera Morandi is "an available and intelligent lawyer who provides high-quality advice and a great commercial vision."Caffera Morandi maintains a notable practice counselling retail and food and drink clients on commercial agreements and M&A transactions. An interviewee says: "I consider him a great corporate lawyer with a lot of experience."

Tomás Guerrero Costa boasts a noteworthy career handling transactional mandates for key local and international clients. An interviewee highlights that his "great business acumen" adds value in M&A transactions, recognising the importance of his counsel in the market.

A commentator endorses Tomás Gurméndez Márquez as "a senior lawyer with great expertise in corporate matters, particularly in international transactions."Another source highlights him as being "key in the transactions," noting that "his experience and knowledge create an environment of trust, which facilitates the deal."In addition to mergers and acquisitions,Gurméndez Márquez also handles corporate restructurings and shareholder agreements.

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Overview

The firm has a well-established and highly reputed Corporate and M&A team, which has handled some of the most relevant transactions in recent years in a wide range of industries. it also assists local and foreign clients in regular commercial and corporate advice. The combined approach from legal, accounting and tax advisory allows the firm to provide corporate clients with a comprehensive assistance. 

Corporate/M&A Department

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

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Mones Roses 6937

Montevideo

Montevideo

Uruguay

11500

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Uruguay

Corporate/M&A


Andrés Aznarez
Associates to watch
Fernando de Posadas Trambauer
Band 4
Gerardo Caffera Morandi
Band 3
Tomás Guerrero Costa
Band 4
Tomas Gurmendez
Band 2