Foreign Investment

FERRERE advises and represents investors from all over the world who are assessing projects, launching ventures, and expanding their business in the southern region of Latin America. Many of the largest greenfields and acquisitions have used our services.

FERRERE covers the legal and strategic needs of foreign investors in broadly varied industries and business areas. Among them are: infrastructure, energy, agribusinesses, natural resources, financial and insurance sector, consumer products, communications media, telecommunications, technology, manufacturing industries, call centers, and BPOs. With over two hundred attorneys at its offices in Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay, the firm immediately puts together the team of specialists required by each transaction.

Clients receive clear information and concise and practical analyses. The firm’s good working relationship with authorities and regulators, as well as its recognized technical expertise, facilitate avoiding stumbling blocks, effectively negotiating delicate issues, and meeting timeframes.

FERRERE’s experts have solid experience in bringing sensitive sectors into Investment Protection Treaties, as well as in making the best use of tax incentives. Coordinating with other international firms and using lead-generation instruments and legal engineering, FERRERE develops innovative financial structures for its clients.

The professionals advising foreign investors master two or three languages and have earned graduate degrees at the world’s premier universities. Many have worked outside Uruguay and are familiar with the professional culture breeding investment initiatives.


“...This team has a well-regarded banking team and is praised for its capital markets expertise...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...Highly appreciated in the market, the team ‘really understands the global financial markets, listens to its clients and closely analyses the transactions’...”

Chambers Latin America Uruguay

“...Aggressive market leader with regional presence...”

Latin Lawyer

“...Comfortably Uruguay´s largest law firm...”

Latin Lawyer

“full of capable professionals (...) ready to work extremely hard to maintain the firm’s number-one reputation”

Chambers Global




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