Agribusiness and Forestry

FERRERE services a region traditionally involved in agriculture and livestock raising that offers excellent opportunities for development of Agribusiness and Forestry ventures. For decades the firm has advised key players in the Agribusiness sector on their corporate structuring, transfer pricing, tax planning, formalization of procedures, and internal and external audits. The firm’s attorneys act preventively, examining regulatory framework compliance and other specifics for access to international markets. Its professionals have been active participants in structuring trusts, share capital offerings, and attracting investments. They perform financial, tax, labor, social security and environmental due diligence procedures for clients in this sector.

FERRERE designs highly-specific financial restructurings and, in parallel, develops and makes adoption of economic and environmental sustainability indicators feasible for farm industry companies, which must respond to the increased international demand for food and energy. Its clients include innovative grain companies such asCargill, ADM, Adecoagro, Noble Group, MSU and Calyx Agro.

In the forestry industry the firm advises its clients on all stages of the production process, from assessment and acquisition of properties, including due diligence procedures for purchase of existing forest assets, to contracts with suppliers, preparation of agreements for wood sale and forest thinning agreements, leases and pasturing arrangements.

FERRERE‘s professionals represent several of the world’s largest forestry companies and forest funds, and other operators in the sector such as Weyerhaeuser, Global Forest Partners, Silvicapital, and Cambium Forestal Uruguay.


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