Uruguay ranked among the best countries for investing

According to one of the world’s leading financial magazines, Uruguay remains “a haven of stability in a volatile region.” The report featured experts’ opinions in a regular survey, who were asked to evaluate 174 countries quarterly. The British magazine Euromoney delivered a report “providing a useful measure of relative risk for investors around the world,” according to which “Uruguay is the 18th safest country on the planet” and “the safest country” in Latin America to…

Argentines continue to flock to Uruguay to Invest

Data released by the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) reveals that, as of December 31, 2022, the investment advisors and portfolio managers sector in Uruguay had grown in terms of clients and employees. Specifically, there were 67 portfolio managers and 106 investment advisors in the country, an increase of 10 from the previous year. These advisors and managers managed the assets of 36,170 clients, 21.5% more than at the end of 2021, and employed 951 people. Of the total number of clients, 63.7% were Argentines,…

TLG announces the sale of one of Uruguay’s most iconic farmland properties

Co-founded in 2016 by Francisco Roque de Pinho and Joaquín Labella in Uruguay – a country with vast unexplored agricultural potential wedged between Argentina and Brazil – TLG Management Partners (TLG) works to implement improvements on and then manage underperforming farmland properties in South America on behalf of European investors.  Common challenges associated with the global pandemic, including economic uncertainty, depressed commodity prices, and market volatility, followed by supply chain…

Two-thirds of high-net-worth individuals investing in Uruguay are Argentinean

Uruguay’s investment advisors and portfolio manager sector grew substantially in the number of clients and employees last year. This sector currently manages the money of 36,170 clients, 63% of whom are Argentine, with a total of US$ 28.93 billion invested in different instruments. Data released by the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) shows that at the end of 2022, there were 67 portfolio managers and 106 investment advisors in the country. This is an increase of 10 from the previous year. Portfolio managers…

The Business Case for Forestry Investment in Uruguay

In Uruguay, investors are presented with a variety of options when it comes to forestry investments. They can opt for either eucalyptus for the pulp industry, eucalyptus for the building industry, or pine trees such as radiata pine. Moreover, they can choose between land that has already been planted or pastoral land suitable for plantation. Additionally, they may consider already forested land that has not yet been harvested or land that has already undergone one harvest, as eucalyptus can regrow and undergo…

How to Invest in Uruguay Real Estate and Obtain Tax Residency

Uruguay is considered one of the most stable economies in Latin America. With the second-highest minimum wage, and the third-highest Human Development Index of the region, the country positions as an attractive destination for foreigners looking to settle, buy real estate, or obtain a tax residence in Uruguay.   Likewise, the cost of properties in Uruguay tends to be lower than in other Latin American nations and the purchasing process is not as complicated as in neighbouring countries. Because of this,…

Uruguay’s economy grows 7.7% in second quarter of 2022

In its National Accounts report published Friday, the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) announced that the country’s economy had grown 7.7% in the second quarter of 2022 “mainly due to the high yields achieved in the soybean harvest.” Uruguay’s economy grows 7.7% in the second quarter of 2022 In its National Accounts report published Friday, the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) announced that the country’s economy had grown 7.7% in the second quarter of 2022 “mainly due to the high yields achieved…

The Legal Steps to buy Real Estate in Uruguay

Navarro Abogados , Montevideo Uruguay Purchase of a Real Estate Property by an Individual After the individual (the “Individual”) has identified the real estate property it intends to acquire, it should seek the legal advice of an attorney and the services of a Notary Public to assist in the purchase process. In general, pursuant to the current Uruguayan laws and regulations applicable to real estate transactions, the purchase of a real estate property is structured through the following steps. Step 1:…

TLG fundraising to buyout and expand their Agriculture portfolio in Uruguay

Co-founded by Francisco Roque de Pinho and Joaquín Labella in 2016 in Uruguay – an unassuming country with vast unexplored agricultural potential wedged between Argentina and Brazil – TLG Management Partners works to implement improvements on, and then manage, underperforming farmland properties in South America.  The timing of the launch of TLG proved challenging. Economic uncertainty, depressed commodity prices, and market volatility were then followed by supply chain disruptions, high commodity prices,…

Investing in Uruguay: Farmland

Ninety-five percent of Uruguay is rural and Uruguay is roughly the same size as England and Wales combined. Juan Federico Fischer, the managing partner at Andersen, advises multinationals and individuals about investing in Uruguay and has created frameworks for large-scale investments in agriculture, timber, and real estate investment in Uruguay. He’s regularly quoted in the international press on Uruguay’s investment climate. In this interview, Karen A Higgs, founder of Guru’Guay, and Federico…

URUGUAYAN AGRICULTURAL LAND MARKET REPORT 2021

Published in Jan 2021 this is an independent land price report for agricultural land in Uruguay. Published by Gorlero Farm Administrators in Uruguay which was founded in 1934 by Guillermo Gorlero the company still maintains the same original core value and characteristics that have led to its excellent market position. They mainly engage in providing rural estate management services. They are experienced in almost every region of the country: from Sierras in Minas to the basaltic soils in the northern region,…

In Uruguay 15 companies own more than 1,400,000 ha of farm land.

Cows in Uruguay
Seven forest companies, six agricultural groups, a dairy company and a Brazilian business person in Uruguay farm over 1.4 million hectares of productive farmland-as-owners and or tenants. Land suitable for farming in Uruguay is about 16 million hectares. Among the major landowners are a number of Brazilian and Argentine companies. Among the 15 business groups that include Montes del Plata, East Forest, Weyerhaeuser, Tekoayhu Forestry, Forestry South Atlantic RMK Timberland Group and Sierras Stills (Ence) Forestadoras;…

Investment funds worldwide after large farms in response to roaring investors´ demand to buy farmland assets

Precios de la tierra agrícola actualizados 2016
With many agricultural commodity prices at multi-year highs, buying farmland is seen as a more direct way to cash in on valuable crops and to take advantage of long-term appreciation of farm property. This is done by farm syndicates or direct ownership. As a result, investment funds worldwide have put an estimated $20 billion to $30 billion in agriculture globally, and interest is also growing from ultra-rich investors and pension funds, which see farmland as tangible, strategic assets. Private funds are not…
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