U.S. attorney and professor Carlos Martinez
presented a course at the University of Montevideo on "Raising
Capital in the World Financial Marekts: Introduction to
Financial and Legal Considerations." The course was
co-sponsorsed by the U.S. Embassy in Montevideo and the
University of Montevideo.
Professor Martinez teaching a class at University
of Montevideo (above), and meeting with
U.S. Ambassador Martin J. Silverstein (below)
Attorney Martinez is an expert in Latin
American cross-border transactions and has participated
in numerous securities offerings by Latin American issuers,
representing issuers, selling stockholders and underwriters.
He handles both equity and debt transactions, including
high-yield debt offerings.
Attorney 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,
he has represented acquirers, investors and target companies
in several direct foreign investment transactions. More
recently, he has advised Latin American companies in the
restructuring of their debt.
Professor. 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. He has written articles on privatization and capital
markets i 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 universities.