Acquisition of El Observador

Bragard Abogados and Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani advised on the transaction.
Foderé Abogados advised the investors group

A group of investors led by Gerardo Werthein and Gabriel Hochbaum executed the acquisition of a controlling shares in the Uruguayan journalistic group El Observador. 

In this new stage, El Observador will continue to have Ricardo Peirano (its founder) in his new role as journalistic director.

Gerardo Werthein was president of the Argentine Olympic Committee for 12 years (Télam). The new shareholders are planned a consistent investment in in digital innovation and in the generation of regional journalistic content.

Bragard Abogados advised the new investors with Jean Jacques Bragard (Picture), Cynthia Carballo, Laura Capalbo, Sofia Humaian, Mercedes Nin and Antonella Cimino.

In Argentina Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani Abogados advised the buyers with Pablo Tarantino and Paula Cerizola

Foderé Abogados advised the investors group with a team led by Alberto Fodere.


Involved fees earner: Jean Jacques Bragard – Bragard; María Laura Capalbo – Bragard; Cynthia Carballo – Bragard; Antonella Cimino – Bragard; Sofia Humaian – Bragard; Mercedes Nin – Bragard; Alberto Foderé – Foderé Abogados; Paula Cerizola – Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani; Pablo Tarantino – Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani;

Law Firms: Bragard; Foderé Abogados; Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani;

Clients: El Observador; Gerardo Werthein;


Author: Ambrogio Visconti