September 25, 2013
For a region in dire need of more — and better — infrastructure, the news is encouraging: Latin America’s options for financing projects have never looked better.
Transactions are getting bigger, and developers increasingly have more choice: financing is today equally accessible in dollars or in local currency; the growing strength of domestic investors means a wider base of funding support; and the capital markets have become an ever more important tool for getting deals done.
This has helped fill a gap left by commercial banks struggling to lend the sums needed to meet Latin America’s vast infrastructure needs, even before they confront the effects of ever-tighter regulation. And, as i
As infrastructure needs grow in Latin America, so the funding opportunities are becoming broader, deeper and more sophisticated. LatinFinance recognizes the stand-out deals in a year of industry firsts