Federico Formento

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Federico Formento is a partner at ADDERS.

As a lawyer and a conveyance attorney, he has vast experience in corporate legal advice, with a strong emphasis on infrastructure, energy, M&A, logistics, real estate and agribusiness transactions.

He has participated and handled several cross-border deals in Uruguay, Madrid and New York. He has also acted as the chief general counsel in a major Spanish multinational firm in Uruguay. His experience includes negotiating and drafting the first PPP contract in Uruguayan history. He regularly interfaces with the boards of companies and financial departments of multinational companies.

He is the author of the Uruguayan chapter of The Corporate Immigration Law Review, which has been published in more than 70 countries. He regularly participates as a speaker on real estate, energy and infrastructure topics.

He is a member of the board of the Japanese–Uruguayan Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Deals led by Federico include the handling, negotiation and structuring of major corporate legal affairs in Uruguay’s most important deals in energy and infrastructure (including funding and technical contracts with government and multilateral agencies on the largest wind turbines and the first PPP in Uruguay); the handling of the M&A of the company in charge of the building and maintenance of Uruguay’s international airport; the sale of Uruguay’s leading beef producer to a leading global Japanese food companies; and the handling of the largest M&A transaction on the retail market in Uruguayan history.

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