Federico Formento

Managing Director/Partner – Montevideo

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Federico Formento is a Partner at Andersen Tax & Legal in Uruguay. As a Lawyer and a Conveyance Attorney, he has vast experience in corporate legal advice, with a strong emphasis in infrastructure, energy, M&A, logistics, real estate and agribusiness transactions.

He has participated and handled several cross-boarder 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 Private Public Project (PPP) contract in Uruguayan history. He regularly interfaces with the boards of companies and financial departments of multinational companies.

He has been the Uruguayan Editor for the "Corporate Immigration Law Review," which has been published in more than 70 countries. He regularly participates as a speaker on the real estate, energy and infrastructure topics.

Deals led by Federico include:

  • Handling, negotiating and structuring major corporate legal affairs in Uruguay's most important deals in energy and infrastructure (including the funding and technical contracts with government and multilateral agencies on the largest wind mills and the first PPP in Uruguay)
  • Handling 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 producing company to one of the leading global Japanese food companies