US Embassy in Montevideo organizes the series "Uruguay,
Charting the Road Ahead" with the Universidad de la
República, Universidad Católica, Universidad
ORT, Universidad de la Empresa and Universidad de Montevideo.
The Universidad de Montevideo was the co-sponsor for Dr.
This is the third year that Dr. Carlos E.
Martinez participates in our program. He is a partner expert
in Latin American cross-border transactions. He has participated
in numerous securities offerings by Latin American issuers,
representing issuers, selling stockholders and underwriters.
Mr. Martinez's handles both equity and debt transactions,
including high-yield debt offerings.
Mr. Martinez has also represented creditors
and borrowers in a wide range of other financial transactions,
including credit facilities, project finance, merger and
acquisition financings, sovereign debt restructurings, privatizations,
accounts receivable financings and securitizations. In addition,
Mr. Martinez has represented acquirers, investors and target
companies in several direct foreign investment transactions.
More recently, Mr. Martinez has advised Latin American companies
in the restructuring of their debt.
Mr. Martinez obtained his B.A. in
political science at the State University of New York at
Binghamton in 1984 and his law degree at Harvard Law School
in 1987. Mr. Martinez has written articles on privatization
and capital markets in Latin America and on the North American
Free Trade Agreement. He has also lectured on the legal
aspects of international finance at several symposia and