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Álvaro Tarabal, lawyer, mainly concentrates in the Banking, Corporate and Litigation Departments. He has taught Commercial Law at the University of Uruguay. Former member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Notaries of Uruguay (Asociación de Escribanos del Uruguay) (1985-1987). Lawyer at the General Tax Office (Dirección General Impositiva) (1982-1984).  Member of the Board of Directors of Lex Mundi (The World’s Leading Association of Independent Law Firms) from 2005 to 2009, and member of the Executive Committee since September 2006.  His vast practice includes financing in the public and private sectors, public and private bond offerings, general banking transactions and international commerce, mergers and acquisitions, project financing and investment structuring, being specialist in commercial law, corporate, banking and stock markets.

Recognized among prestigious international legal publications such as “Chambers & Partners”, “PLC Which Lawyer”, “Latin Lawyer”, “Who´s Who Legal” for his outstanding performance in Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A matters. He has been acknowledged by the LACCA Approved 2018 guide.

Work highlights

  • He advised Grandvision in the purchase of Óptica Lux through the execution of a stock purchase agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the shares.

  • He advised Minerva S.A. in the purchase of Frigórifico Matadero Carrasco S.A. (FRIMACAR) through the execution of a stock purchase agreement subject to certain conditions for the acquisition of 100% of the shares issued by FRIMACAR.

  • He advised Union Agriculture Group (UAG) in the 67,000-hectare land acquisition from rival agribusiness El Tejar.

  • Representative international clients to which provides legal advice regularly: DANONE, HSBC, MINERVA FOODS, ITAU, EUROFARMA, BBVA, CHERY AUTOMOBILE, BIC, BANK HAPOALIM.

Professional experience abroad
He has worked as internal lawyer at BankBoston, N.A. headquarters in Boston, USA (1990).

Spanish, English and Portuguese.