January 17, 2014
Amid sluggish growth, political uncertainty and a painful infrastructure deficit, Brazil struggles to win much attention from global investors these days. Yet some in the market still see opportunities.
Francesca Odell, partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LatinFinance’s Law Firm of the Year in Latin America, reckons acquisitions and infrastructure financings are likely to keep ticking over.
Moreover, Brazilian companies will keep looking for acquisition targets, both domestic and international. “There’s still a lot of potential there,” she says.
Similarly, more infrastructure projects are ahead as the 2016 Olympics get closer. Brazil’s development bank, BNDES, and private sect
Brazil may be out of favor with a host of international investors, but it will still
offer deals this year, says the 2013 winner