The firm provides preventive advice on compliance with the regulatory framework or other basic specifics for accessing international markets, and has participated actively in organizing trusts, stock offerings and attraction of investment. The team is experienced in financial, tax, labor, social security and environmental due diligence procedures for agribusiness clients.
FERRERE designs highly specific financial structures to access private financing, such as livestock and forestry trusts. It also develops and aids in implementing economic and environmental sustainability indicators for farm companies who must respond to the growing international demand for food and energy. Its clients include innovating grain companies such as Cargill, ADM, Syngenta, 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.
FERRERE has broad experience in the meatpacking industry and has participated in the largest transactions in Uruguay over the past five years, advising Asia-based companies investing in this industry for the first time. Some of the most representative clients are Frigorífico Matadero Carrasco, Frigorífico Matadero Rosario, Hengyang Beef Industry, and one of the largest Japanese food companies.
- Corporate structurings
- Transfer pricing
- Tax planning
- Internal and external audits
- Due diligence procedures
- Environmental and regulatory