Best managed Brazilian corporate

Best managed Brazilian corporate

As Brazil’s presidential election nears, political, and consequently economic, uncertainty is rising. For Brazilian companies, that makes 2014 unlike others, says João Castro Neves, chief executive of beer maker Ambev. “The distinctive characteristic of the election year will probably be the federal government concern to keep the economy strong and growing, with effective measures to control inflation and increased consumer disposable income, actions that have direct impact on our business,” Neves tells LatinFinance.To address potential financial volatility — and not just in the election run-up — the company hedges 12 months ahead. It is fully hedged for 2014 and is working on its 2015 expos

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