Oversees firm’s Foreign Investment Consulting unit – with strong emphasis on cross-border deals including real estate investments, setup of new ventures, and acquisitions.
Juan Federico Fischer is the managing partner of Fischer & Schickendantz (www.fs.com.uy), one of Uruguay’s leading law firms. Both a lawyer and an M.B.A., he manages the firm’s foreign investment consulting unit, advising multinationals and individual investors in foreign direct investments in real estate developments, acquisition of local companies, agricultural enterprises and privatizations.
In his twenty years as a corporate attorney, Juan has accumulated experience in a vast array of cross border deals, including:
Juan Federico graduated from Uruguay’s Catholic University’s School of Law in 1995, and in 2002, he obtained an M.B.A. degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where he majored in strategy and finance. Juan is fluent in Spanish, English, and French.
Juan was born in France and besides Uruguay, has lived in Washington D.C., New York, Chicago, London, and Central America. His overseas work experience spans deals in the United States, Canada, most of South America, Mexico, Panama, Britain, Spain, Italy, and Romania.
He lectures globally on foreign investment in Uruguay, and is a permanent source on investment conditions in Uruguay to international publications. Recent interviews include: