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Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

RUTA 8, KM 17500, OF 115, CP 91600, ZONAMERICA, MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY
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Work +598 2518 2950
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Web:
www.ppv.com.uy

Uruguay

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

A ‘reliable firm’ fielding ‘very capable partners’, Posadas, Posadas & Vecino impresses with its ‘strong combination of transactional and regulatory expertise’. The practice acts for a broad base of financial institutions, institutional investors, broker-dealers and financial advisers, and has a strong showing in renewable energy projects. Recent headline work saw group head Tomás Gurméndez advise national utility Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas (UTE) on the financing of a 70MW wind farm project, which involved a $44m IPO. On the lender side, Gurméndez advised the senior lenders on the $82m project financing of Sky Solar’s new solar farm in North Uruguay. Pablo Sequeira, who advised Bankinter on a $7m credit facility to Servicios Forestales Aprofor, is also highlighted.

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Tomás Gurméndez - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

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Corporate/M&A
Corporate/M&A - ranked: tier 2

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

The ‘responsive and knowledgeable’ team at Posadas, Posadas & Vecino is particularly active in agribusiness, energy and natural resources, financial services and real estate matters, with a prominent record in high-profile foreign investment deals. Tomás Gurméndez is a ‘great lawyer’ and notably landed a key role in one of the most high-profile transactions to hit the market: namely, advising Fairfax Financial Holdings on the Uruguayan aspects of its $240m acquisition of the commercial and consumer insurance operations of AIG in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Uruguay and Venezuela. Gurméndez also acted with Fernando de Posadas to assist BTG Pactual with its $403m acquisition of Weyerhaeuser’s operations in Uruguay. Tomás Guerrero jointly leads the team alongside Gurmendez and de Posadas.

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Fernando de Posadas - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

Tomás Guerrero - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino’s team continues to gain market share and won several new trophy clients over the past year, including Johnson & Johnson, International Air Transport Association and Fortune International Realty. Seasoned litigator Luis Nin leads the group and represented Caterpillar Leasing in a construction dispute against Constructora Santa María. Associate María Laura Capalbo, who provided support on the Caterpillar case, ‘is very strong’.

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Luis Nin - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

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María Laura Capalbo - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino’s ‘solution-oriented and multidisciplinary team’ is a major differentiator for its clients. The practice, which routinely advises on both consultancy and contentious matters, is co-led by the ‘efficient, decisive and knowledgeable’ Cecilia Demarco and Gonzalo Gari Irureta Goyena – both are senior associates. Representative clients include Aerolíneas Argentinas, Cargill and Julio César Lestido. Senior associate María José Fernández Goenaga recently joined from Ferrere.

Next generation lawyers

Cecilia Demarco - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

María José Fernández Goenaga - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 1

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

Among Posadas, Posadas & Vecino’s chief attributes, clients appreciate that key partners ‘actually get involved in matters, rather than just merely supervising junior attorneys’. The ‘hands-on’, ‘extremely reliable’ and ‘cost-efficient’ team is co-led by the ‘extremely experiencedPablo Sequeira and the ‘pro-dealEduardo Ferrari, the latter of whom is also commended for ‘instilling confidence when a transaction gets complicated’. The practice, which routinely handles transactions in the retail, leisure, commercial and industrial sectors, is adept across a broad range of finance, construction and general commercial issues, acting for both domestic and multinational clients. In a significant coup, the firm advised a consortium, backed by BTG Pactual’s Timberland Investment Group, on its acquisition of Weyerhaeuser’s timberland and manufacturing business in Uruguay. Other representative clients include Fortune International Realty and Berkes Construcciones y Montajes.

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Eduardo Ferrari - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

Pablo Sequeira - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino distinguishes itself through its ability to ‘effectively provide an integrated solution for all the client’s needs’. International taxation is a sweet spot and the firm also acts on domestic matters and tax litigation. Zonamérica-based department head Raúl Vairo recently advised longstanding client BTG Pactual on funds-related tax matters.

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Raúl Vairo - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

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