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Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

RUTA 8, KM 17500, OF 115, CP 91600, ZONAMERICA, MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY
Tel:
Work +598 2518 2950
Email:
Web:
www.ppv.com.uy
Posadas, Posadas & Vecino, Fernando De Posadas, Montevideo, URUGUAY

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Fernando De Posadas

Tel:
Work +(5982) 6041604
Email:
Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial Law

Position

Partner. Has significant experience in Corporate and Commercial Law becoming one of the firm´s key figures in major M&A processes, thus providing legal advice on the most important investment projects in the country.

Career

During his career at Posadas, Posadas & Vecino, Mr. de Posadas has gained significant experience in Corporate and Commercial Law becoming one of the key figures at the firm in major mergers and acquisitions processes, thus providing legal advice on the most important investment projects in the country. Mr. de Posadas represents domestic and foreign companies, as well as banking institutions, on financial and commercial transactions, including matters relating to foreign investment, shareholders’ agreements, syndicated loans, joint ventures, trusts and operations and transactions concerning natural resources. In 1997 he worked as a foreign associate at the prestigious law firm King & Spalding LLP contributing towards his extensive experience in the field. Renowned international publications such as Chambers & Partners Global, Chambers & Partners Latin America and IFLR have cited him as one of the best attorneys in the country in his field.

Languages

Spanish, English and Portuguese.

Member

- Colegio de Abogados del Uruguay (Uruguayan Bar Association). - International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

- Doctor in Law and Social Sciences – Universidad de la República - Uruguay. - LLM (Master in Common Law Studies) – Georgetown University Law Center - USA.


Uruguay

Corporate/M&A

Within: Leading lawyers

Fernando de Posadas - Posadas, Posadas & Vecino

Within: Corporate/M&A

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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