Strategic Investments

Structuring of private equity strategic investments in projects and companies for corporations and individual investors.

Invest in Latam

Structuring of private equity strategic investments in projects and companies for corporations and individual investors.
We focus in Latin America region were we developed a large experience and knowledge of the culture of its different countries.
Latin America countries economy is growing year after year through its agribusiness and primary products at the same time that needs development in areas like infrastructure, energy,logistics, communications, high tech, health and nutrition were there are lots of investments opportunities.
Our expertise allow us to advise foreign companies and individuals to establish their start ups in the region, participate in new projects with the adequate local partner, obtain local financing and coordinate the process of their M&A deals.

Invest in Uruguay

Uruguay is a country of 3.3 million inhabitants and 176.000 km2 strategically located between Argentina and Brazil. It has a strong economy with a favourable business climate and political and social stability. Its trade openness and tax regimes that promote investment make Uruguay an eligible country as a regional hub for companies that come to settle in South America.

Investing in Uruguay

Uruguay is a country of 3.3 million inhabitants and 176,000 km2 strategically located between Argentina and Brazil.

It has a strong economy with a favourable business climate and political and social stability.

Its trade openness and tax regimes that promote investment make Uruguay an eligible country as a regional hub for companies that come to settle in South America.

Our firm advises companies and individuals in investment projects and business development within the major sectors of the Uruguayan economy.

Investment Promotion in Uruguay

Incentives and tax benefits for investment projects

The Investments Law 16,906/1998 constitutes the overall framework of incentives and tax benefits in Uruguay.

The Decree 02/2012 regulates not automatic tax incentives granted to Investment Projects which are Declared Promoted by the Government. This regulation incorporates several criteria to be taken into account by entrepreneurs in the project formulation stage.

Any investment project regardless of the amount invested may submit the Request for Promotional Declaratory.

The Investment Law No. 16,906/1998 provides significant exemptions of income tax and wealth tax, among other tax benefits.

We advise investors in Business Plan Formulation, Tax Planning, Financing Structuring and Newco Launching.

Investment Promotion: Cleaner Production Indicator

Specific Aspects to Consider in an Investment Project

In Uruguay the Investment Law No. 16.906/1998 grants tax exemptions for new investment projects. The project folder must be submitted in the Application Committee (COMAP) and fulfill a matrix of objectives and indicators which are laid down in the regulations (Decree 02/2012).

Nowadays, companies increasingly look for processes improvements and energy consumption optimization, with the goal of achieving cost efficiency and contribute to environmental stewardship. In Uruguay, initiatives that pursue these goals are rewarded with tax breaks.

We advise the entrepreneur in the choice and combination of indicators that the company could compromise to submit an investment project in the COMAP.

In Uruguay, investments in cleaner production are rewarded with tax breaks.

Renewable Energy and Power Efficiency Projects

Tax Benefits and Financial Incentives

In the last years it had been taken several actions to encourage the diversification of the energy matrix through the use of non-conventional renewable energy based on domestic resources designed to reduce consumption of fossil fuels (oil) and the importation of electricity (high-cost) of our neighbour countries.

Companies investing in both energy efficiency and in renewable energy projects may submit to the COMAP (Implementation Commission of the Economy Ministry) and make exemptions in Income Tax, Wealth Tax, Fees and Taxes on Imports, among other benefits.

Tax benefits and financial incentives stimulate companies to take advantage of new projects in energy efficiency and/or renewable energy to reduce costs and improve competitiveness.

Real Estate Investment Promotion in Uruguay

Incentives and Tax Benefits to the Social Interest Housing

The Law 18.795 of "Promotion of Social Interest Housing" provides important benefits for investments in the development of Social Interest Housing Projects.

Highlighting the granting of Tax Exemptions as well as the creation of a new Mortgage Credit Guarantee Fund.

Law 18.795 of "Promotion of Social Interest Housing" provides important tax benefits for construction, refurbishment, expansion or recycling of this specific type of housing.

Our firm provides professional advice on the analysis of the project, the structuring of the business, the search for financing, as well as the preparation and presentation of the project to the ANV in order to obtain tax benefits.

Uruguay Regional Logistics Hub

Free Trade Zone, Free Port and Trading

Due to the strategic location among Brasil and Argentina and its favorable tax regimes, Uruguay could be an excellent hub for good distribution and share service center for the whole Latin America region.

Uruguay has competitive advantages to be a logistic and distribution center in the region.

Free Trade Zone, Free Port and Trading regimes are attractive for companies that manage goods in transit.

Free Trade Zone / Industrial Parks In Uruguay

Due to the strategic location among Brasil and Argentina and its favorable tax regimes, Uruguay could be an excellent hub for good distribution and share service center for the whole Latin America region.

Industrial Parks users receive additional benefits under the new criteria of the investment promotion Law.

Free Trade Zones users are exempt from all national taxes.