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FERRERE, Martín Cerruti, Montevideo, URUGUAY

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Martín Cerruti

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Corporate, Commercial, M&A.


Martín Cerruti leads the FERRERE Corporate and Commercial and Mergers and Acquisitions groups. His experience and professional practice also cover agribusiness, infrastructure, mining, business companies, telecommunications, and art market.


In the years before joining FERRERE, Martín Cerruti was Manager of Price Waterhouse’s Legal and Tax Department (1995-1997).


Spanish - English


International Bar Association; Uruguayan Bar Association


Doctor in Law, Universidad de la República, 1998



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Martín Cerruti - Ferrere

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Standing firm as ‘one of the pillars of Uruguay’s legal market’, Ferrere’s ‘highly knowledgeable, solution-orientated and efficient’ practice garners rave reviews. Clients draw particular attention to its ‘fluid and immediate communication’ and its ability to ‘form a complete interdisciplinary team that meets the full needs of the client’. The corporate group remains active across all key industry sectors, with specialist expertise in the financial services, retail, energy, infrastructure and TMT industries – among others. Department lead Martín Cerruti is a ‘force in the market’ and advised Weyerhaeuser on the $402.5m sale of its operations in Uruguay. In another headline deal, banking and insurance expert and ‘outstanding professionalGeraldine Ifrán acted for AIG on the $204m sale of its Uruguayan subsidiary to Fairfax Financial Holdings. Santiago Fontana is ‘extremely solution-oriented and strategic’ and acted alongside Cerruti to assist Syngenta with the acquisition of Nidera’s seed business in Uruguay and Paraguay. Gonzalo Secco is also a respected senior name. In addition, the team benefits from a strong second line of senior associates, with the ‘extremely goodSebastián Ramos and the ‘highly knowledgeable and responsive’ Alejandra García both singled out for praise.

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