• Deals Dec 1, 2004

    • A Never-Ending Bond Nov 1, 2004

      Mexican oil producer Pemex gets $1.75 billion with a groundbreaking perpetual bond that draws mainly Asian investors.

    • Leading the Pack Nov 1, 2004

      Mexico's anemic banking industry is back in shape and ready to grow, possibly at surprising rates. One bank in particular is especially well positioned: BBVA Bancomer.

      • On the Home Front Oct 4, 2004

        Sane macroeconomic policies and government planning have boosted real estate investment in Mexico. Other countries should follow its lead.

        • A Young Man with a Mission Sep 1, 2004

          Guillermo Babatz wants to revolutionize Mexico's mortgage industry and reshape the country's capital markets, too.

        • On Guard for Labor Sep 1, 2004

          Mario Gabriel Budebo's job at the head of Mexico's pension fund regulatory agency has him advocating for a single, but powerful, constituency: organized labor.

        • Staying the Course Sep 1, 2004

          Mexico's director of public credit, responsible for managing the country's debt issuance, embodies Mexico's culture of continuity in economic policy.

        • The Stability Dividend Sep 1, 2004

          Vicente Fox promised radical reforms to restructure the economy - then failed to deliver. Despite political disarray, Mexico's financial system keeps growing.

          • Events Jul 1, 2004

          • Kings of the Capital Markets Jul 1, 2004

            Citigoup is the best investment bank and Cleary, Gottlieb is the best law firm serving Latin America. Mexico is the best sovereign issuer.

            • Fine-Tuning Market Debt May 26, 2004

              Mexico carried out a landmark global-for-global bond exchange in April. Andrés Conesa, head of public credit, says the deal saved money, improved investor relations and will help the sovereign price future bond issues more efficiently.

            • Going Global, At Last May 26, 2004

              After seven years of being restricted to investing in Mexican bonds, the country's pension funds can now put their assets into equities and foreign securities.

              • Another Wake Up Call Apr 29, 2004

                Politicians again are demanding that Mexico's banks lend more. As the pressure mounts, consumer finance companies are steam-rolling into the market.

              • Playing Hard to Get Apr 29, 2004

                América Móvil waited years to issue its first international bond. When the Mexican cellphone company finally went to the market, plenty of investors wanted a piece of the action.

              • The Power of Pidiregas Apr 28, 2004

                Mexico's off-balance sheet financing scheme got the massive El Cajón dam project underway.

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