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Josemaria Bustamante

Senior Partner


Quito, Ecuador


Since 1956, the law firm of Bustamante & Bustamante has provided legal counsel and services to local and international clients.

Our aim is to offer quality services and our reward is commensurate with our success rate.

We have been firm and consistent in our belief that hard work, dedication and perseverance reap results. Given the professional integrity that has characterized the law firm of Bustamante & Bustamante, we enjoy a well-deserved reputation at home and abroad.

Year this Office was Established: 1956
Lawyers Worldwide: 78
Languages: English Spanish


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Maria Clara Bustamante

General Manager (Accounting Contact)


New Regulations for Submission of PPPs Projects

The Interinstitutional Committee for PPP has enacted new regulations for submission of PPPs Projects for its analysis and approval. This new regulation contains the minimum requirements and guidelines that a PPP Project must fulfill to obtain the prior authorization of the Interinstitutional Committee for PPP, before the public entity initiates the bidding process. Such guidelines are applicable for unsolicited proposals, as well as for projects of public initiative, either for brownfield or greenfield projects. Depending of the type of such projects, the applicable provisions that must be fulfilled by the proponent...

Bidding Process for PPP Project, Port Providencia (Manta-Manaos International Route)

The Ministry of Transport and Public Works (Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transporte) of Ecuador, which is entitled of the management of the ports had issued the invitation to the public bidding process. The public bidding process will "Design, financing, procurement, ejecution of additional works, operation and maintenance of the International Terminal of Port Providencia" (Diseño, financiamiento, equipamiento, ejecución de obras adicionales, operación y mantenimiento de la terminal internacional de fluvial de Puerto Providencia)...

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BUSTAMANTE FABARA advises Mitsui & Co. in the acquisition of a stake in Industrial Pesquera Santa Priscila (IPSP), consolidating its position in the global Shrimp Industry

In a strategic move to strengthen its foothold in the global shrimp industry,Mitsui & Co.,Ltd has successfully acquired a stake in IndustrialPesquera Santa Priscila (IPSP), recognized as the leading shrimp farming enterprise worldwide, based in Ecuador.BUSTAMANTE FABARAadvised Mitsui on the successful closure of the transaction that took place in February 2024.Given shrimp’s pivotal role in meeting the burgeoning demand for sustainable protein sources amid the global population and economic growth, this acquisition is timely...


BUSTAMANTE FABARA played a decisive role in the transaction. Following an extensive and highly sophisticated process of negotiation, structuring, and integration, which involved multidisciplinary collaboration across the jurisdictions of Ecuador, United States and Singapore, BUSTAMANTE FABARA successfully laid the groundwork that enabled the successful consolidation of this operation.BUSTAMANTE FABARA represented MITSUI & CO. LTD. (“Mitsui”), a leading global Japanese company specializing in strategic investments, in the acquisition of a minority stake in INDUSTRIAL PESQUERA SANTA PRISCILA S.A.(“Santa Priscila”), the world´s largest shrimp farm...

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