Christina McKeon Frutuoso

Brons & Salas in Buenos Aires, Carey in Santiago and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped distilled spirits company Bacardi Martini sell its Chilean and Uruguayan subsidiaries.

Abeledo Gottheil Abogados SC in Buenos Aires, CMS Carey & Allende in Santiago and Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause in Montevideo advised the buyer, Argentine beverage company Cepas Group.

The value of the deal, which closed on 8 October, remains confidential.

Cepas becomes Bacardi’s exclusive distributor and co-packer of Bacardi’s products in Chile and Uruguay. It also acquires all capital stock held by the Chilean and Uruguayan branches of the spirit manufacturer, as well as manufacturing facilities and operations in Santiago and Montevideo.

Counsel to Bacardi Martini

In-house counsel - Reinaldo del Castillo and Carlos Dobal

Brons & Salas

Partner Leandro Cáceres and associate Florencia Askenasy in Buenos Aires


Partners Alfonso Silva, Jessica Power and Jorge Ugarte, counsel Eduardo Martin, and associates Manuel Alcalde, Luciano Aguilera, Alejandro Montt, Macarena Pivcevic and Vicente Yubini in Santiago

Guyer & Regules

Partners Nicolás Piaggio and Corina Bove, and associates Guzmán Rodriguez, Martina Reyes, Cecilia Rodriguez, Emilia Cadenas, Cecilia Arias and Beatriz Spiess in Montevideo

Counsel to Cepas Group

Abeledo Gottheil Abogados SC

Partner Javier Gelis in Buenos Aires

CMS Carey & Allende

Partners Fernando De Cárcer and Pabla Gainza, and associates Aldo Poblete, Tomás Polette, Rafael Muñoz and Macarena Vassallo in Santiago

Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause

Partners Héctor Viana and Nicolás Brause, and associate Aparicio Howard in Montevideo

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