Grupo R, a Mexican concessions operator,...
The Brazilian economy is in strong...
Brazil's fast-growing market for securitization looks set to hit a road bump in coming months. But a slowdown is likely to prove short-lived.
WestLB's Therese Rabieh, head of the...
LatAm equity funds in the week...
President Lula is under fire as Brazil struggles to capitalize on unprecedented bullish operating conditions. Cracks in the macro story are spreading.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA),...
In the wake of Warren Weissman's...
With the IFC's help, Colombia is drawing up its own blueprint for infrastructure finance. Local investors are rubbing their hands as the government seeks a replicable model.
Our third annual survey of ethics and sustainability at Latin America's leading banks has been expanded significantly and shows Chile's financial institutions gaining on Brazil's.
Deutsche Bank predicts significant opportunity in Peru, which it views as smaller version of Chile. The investment is relatively minor, but the transactions could be huge.
The next Jamaican prime minister faces significant challenges, including too much debt, rising unemployment and a crime wave.
Future Hinges on Uncertain Politics
Mexico's President Calderón must defeat the very forces that swept him into office – the business community – to solidify his administration and spur an economy that struggles to grow by 3%.
Brazil's decaying infrastructure threatens its booming economy. But investors are only getting a half-hearted welcome to help renovate it.
Brazil's surging currency makes foreign products so cheap they are flooding the country. This keeps a lid on prices, drives rates down and makes inflation-linked bonds more attractive.
Trinidad and Tobago's National Gas Company is developing new markets and predicts growth in pipeline projects. It is not planning to raise any new funds this year.
Odinsa, Colombia's only publicly traded concessions operating firm, is looking to capitalize on a major government infrastructure push.
As stock markets around the world consolidate, the relatively miniscule Caribbean bolsas are trying to link up. The three biggest hope to pave the way to full regional integration.
Mexico's Cablestar is taking a majority...
Colombia has raised close to $6 billion in the past 18 months by selling state-owned assets. Proceeds have retired debt and there is more for sale in the power sector.
Peru and Colombia are the darlings of bankers and investors, while Venezuela and Ecuador continue to distance themselves from the markets.
Decisions taken in 2007 will greatly alter Mexico's pension funds industry, boosting private funds' ability to take risk and creating a new state fund to compete with them.
Growth forecasts are bullish for the Caribbean, where overspending on sports is countered by tourism and construction investment. However, crime is still an issue.
As expected, following exclusive talks on...
Brazil's regulator is targeting abuse ranging from lack of transparency on compensation to bloating balance sheets with temporary loans from underwriters.
Mexican engineering and construction firm Empresas...
Argentina's next president needs to grab the economic bull by the horns to lure international investors. Macro problems are multiplying.
Henrique Meirelles resisted pressure for more dovish policy to achieve the most stable macro environment seen in Brazil for over a decade.
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Sep 11 - 12, 2014 | Westin Beijing Chaoyang, Beijing, China
LA-CIF is the leading event connecting Latin America and China. Through an invitation-only,...
Sep 11 - 12, 2014 | 朝阳威斯汀酒店, 北京, 中國
Sep 16, 2014 | Westin Chosun, Seoul, South Korea
LA-KIS will examine the rapidly evolving LatAm-Korea investment relationship, the pace & direction...
Sep 17 - 18, 2014 | Hotel Intercontinental, Medellín, Colombia
The only event bringing together the Andean region’s most innovative corporate issuers, the growth...
Sep 25 - 26, 2014 | Velas Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Estado de Jalisco, Mexico
The only annual gathering of senior public-sector officials, financiers, sponsors and investors...
Are populist governments like Venezuela & Argentina turning pragmatic?
In some ways
"[While] it’s good to build more infrastructure and increase investment, you have to be conscious about the macro effects of too big an increase in domestic demand, including of course public expenditure."
Julio Velarde, Peru central bank
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