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Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga

Fernando Jiménez de Aréchaga (Jr.)

Montevideo, Uruguay Latin America Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Banking & Finance , Corporate/M&A , Projects & Energy
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Banking & Finance - Uruguay

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Co-head of department Fernando Jiménez de Aréchaga (Jr.) "is a great financial lawyer with ample experience working with banks," according to a client, who adds: "He is technically very proficient." He frequently deals with project finance mandates in the energy and infrastructure sectors, in addition to advising on acquisition finance.
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Corporate/M&A - Uruguay

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Fernando Jiménez de Aréchaga Jr. is well regarded for assisting companies from the renewable energy, infrastructure and agribusiness industries with corporate transactions. Clients appreciate the personalised service that he provides, with one source further praising him as "detail-oriented, analytical and proactive." 
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Projects & Energy - Uruguay

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A client praises Fernando Jiménez de Aréchaga Jr as "a great project finance lawyer." Another commends him for being "very knowledgeable and experienced," while a different source describes him as "a very talented young lawyer with impressive technical knowledge and very good people skills." He has proven experience in renewable energy and transport infrastructure projects.
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Practice Areas

Energy

Infrastructure and PPP

Mergers and Acquisitions

Project Finance

Career

Fernando Jiménez de Aréchaga (Jr) is a Partner at Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga.

He is a member of the Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Law practice groups.

Fernando’s focus is on project financings, particularly in the renewable energy and transport infrastructure sectors. He has advised in relation to project financings and refinancings of wind and solar plants, as well as of Public-Private Partnerships for highway, railway and social infrastructure projects.

He also focuses on mergers and acquisitions, particularly in relation to infrastructure projects, but also in the natural resources’ sector.

His practice also includes Corporate law advice to local and multinational clients that span several industries. He teaches “Project Financing Course” at Business Law Master’s Degree of the University of Montevideo.

Related to their prior and present employment:

Partner, Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga, 2017–present.

Counsel, Organization of American States, International Law Department, Washington D.C., 2009–2010.

Professional Memberships

“IV Conference of Central Bank Law” – Panelist on Infrastructure Project Finance by means of securities with special emphasis on PPP Projects, 2015

Publications

“Project Finance in Uruguay” – Latinlawyer, 2012, 2013, 2014

“Mergers & Acquisitions in Uruguay” – Mergers Review, 2012-2013

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