Brazil

  • Aussie Company Buys Camargo Unit Jan 5, 2010

    Australian infrastructure company WorleyParsons has agreed...

  • CSN Boasts Lines for Cimpor Bid Jan 5, 2010

    As Portuguese cement company Cimpor draws...

  • BicBanco Warms Up Short Bond Jan 5, 2010

    Brazilian mid-sized bank BicBanco is preparing...

  • TAM Elects President Jan 3, 2010

    Brazilian airline TAM has appointed Libano...

  • Cemig Boosts Light Stake Jan 3, 2010

    Cemig has raised its stake in...

  • LatAm Equity: Price Isn’t Right Jan 1, 2010

    There is much to look forward to in LatAm equity. On the new issue side, most of the action will be concentrated in Brazil, which had an extraordinary year given the dearth elsewhere in emerging markets.

  • Itau Reported Mulling UK Stakes Jan 3, 2010

    Itau Unibanco is considering taking a...

  • BEST SOVEREIGN ISSUER Jan 1, 2010

    Brazil brought the first sovereign bond of 2009 – on the same day as Colombia – though credit for reopening emerging markets goes to Mexico’s daring 2019 three weeks before in mid-December.

  • BEST PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL Jan 1, 2010

    In May 2009, private equity shop Advent International, which has more than $6 billion in assets under management, snapped up about 30% of Brazil securities clearinghouse Cetip-Balcão Organizado de Ativos e Derivativos for 360 million reais with funds from its LatAm PE fund, which is capitalized at $1.3 billion.

  • BEST CROSS-BORDER M&A DEAL Jan 1, 2010

    Brazil’s Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) sold in October 2008 a 40% stake of iron ore unit Namisa to a consortium of Japanese and Korean companies when iron ore prices were sliding, as were practically all other commodities amid the global financial slump.

  • Bunge Buys Into Brazil Sugar Jan 3, 2010

    Bunge, the global agribusiness and food...

  • Brazil Investors Switch to Corporates Jan 1, 2010

    As the juice is sucked out of government credit, Brazilian fixed income investors are pushing into the private sector. Secondary liquidity, meanwhile, remains elusive.

  • Lupatech Gets Waivers, Wraps Debt Reorg Jan 5, 2010

    Brazil’s Lupatech has wrapped up a...

  • PEOPLE MOVES: BTG on Hiring Spree Jan 1, 2010

    Brazil’s BTG Pactual has hired a group of sales people to beef up the LatAm equity effort, as well as a research analyst to lead a push into Andean markets. They include Santander’s former US-based LatAm equity sales head Frederico Monnerat and ex-Itaú LatAm equity research sales official Renato Lobo.

  • Pactual Fund Readies PDG Cash Out Jan 5, 2010

    A fund controlled by investment manager...

  • CTEEP Closes Local Bonds Jan 7, 2010

    Brazilian power transmitter CTEEP has sold...

  • M&A: Vivendi Bags GVT Jan 1, 2010

    France’s Vivendi has acquired a 57% stake in Brazil’s GVT through a combination of private negotiations with the telecom’s controlling shareholders and open market purchases, valuing the target at 7.17 billion reais.

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