Federico is an experienced professional with background in the Corporate, Business, Regulatory and Legal Tech Law practice.
He has developed as Director of Legal Departments at multinational companies and top tier law firms, participating and being responsible for technology, infrastructure, agribusiness and retail, project finance, private equity, hedge funds, family offices and related M&A transactions worldwide, as well as regulatory matters.
Federico has participated in the structuring of complex financing across different industries and jurisdictions, including project financing governed by New York, English and local law.
He has handled, among others, transactions on the largest slaughter house in the country, renewable energy funding (PPA regime), all the aspects on a PPP project as financing, designing, building and operating infrastructure contracts, M&A on retail.
He has been ranked by IFLR 1000: Federico “has revealed to be business oriented. Showed expertise and was proactive in finding solutions.”
Legal 500 has stated: ¨in 2018 the ´responsive and business focused´ Fischer & Schickendantz became the first firm in Uruguay to combine an international law firm when it joined d Andersen Global to become Andersen Tax & Legal Uruguay. The firm scores highly for the ‘clear, well-informed and high-level advice’ provided by group head Federico Formento”
Chambers and Partners: Up-and-coming partner Federico Formento is recognised here following ample praise from clients: “was a great help to us on a complex M&A transaction.” Another interviewee values that he “is incredibly responsible, business-oriented, and has a great ability to understand the decision-making centres of the company.”
His roles comprised working together with Boards, chief financial Officers and operational managers in major corporations; negotiating funding in Washington D.C. and Madrid, interacting with multilateral and international organizations as IIC, IDB DNB, CAF and World Bank.
He is part of the Board of the Japanese-Uruguayan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
In addition to law practice, his abilities include business administration and accounting knowledge. He has undertaken International Programs in Global Economy, Innovation and Technology (London School of Economics and Political Science). He is fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.
He has participated in several congresses and conferences all around the world.