ANZA, María Sofía
Lawyer
Associate
T (598) 2902 1515 int. 271
F (598) 2902 5454

María Sofía Anza, lawyer, works mainly in the Banking and Corporate Department since 2009.

Her practice includes advising financial institutions in banking transactions in general and those relating to project finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and those related to commercial and corporate law.  She also assists clients in data protection matters.

Work highlights
  • Participated in the advice granted to Carrasco International Airport in Uruguay in relation to the issuance of notes worth USD 200 million.

  • Helped Citicorp provide a USD 200 million credit facility to Banco de la República Oriental del Uruguay.

  • Participated in the advice of Brazilian McDonald´s fast food franchise Arcos Dourados to obtain a loan worth USD 167 million.

  • Participated in the advice of Californian electronics company Ingram Micro in the USD 78 million acquisition of Brazilian IT technology distributor Açao Informática and its subsidiearies in ç78 million acquisition of Brazilian IT technology distributor Ahe issuance of notes worth USD 20

Academic experience

Doctor in Law and Social Sciences at the University of the Republic of Uruguay (2009).

LLM in Corporate & Finance Law at the University of Westminster (London, 2011-2012).

Assistant Professor of Commercial Law at the University of the Republic of Uruguay Law School.

Member of the Commercial Law Institute of the University of the Republic of Uruguay Law School.

 
Professional experience abroad
Uría Menéndez, Madrid (September 2012 – February 2013)
Languages

Spanish, English and French.