As expected, following exclusive talks on...
Our third annual survey of ethics and sustainability at Latin America's leading banks has been expanded significantly and shows Chile's financial institutions gaining on Brazil's.
Brazil's surging currency makes foreign products so cheap they are flooding the country. This keeps a lid on prices, drives rates down and makes inflation-linked bonds more attractive.
As stock markets around the world consolidate, the relatively miniscule Caribbean bolsas are trying to link up. The three biggest hope to pave the way to full regional integration.
LatAm equity funds in the week...
Brazil's regulator is targeting abuse ranging from lack of transparency on compensation to bloating balance sheets with temporary loans from underwriters.
Deutsche Bank predicts significant opportunity in Peru, which it views as smaller version of Chile. The investment is relatively minor, but the transactions could be huge.
Odinsa, Colombia's only publicly traded concessions operating firm, is looking to capitalize on a major government infrastructure push.
President Lula is under fire as Brazil struggles to capitalize on unprecedented bullish operating conditions. Cracks in the macro story are spreading.
Mexican engineering and construction firm Empresas...
Brazil's fast-growing market for securitization looks set to hit a road bump in coming months. But a slowdown is likely to prove short-lived.
Decisions taken in 2007 will greatly alter Mexico's pension funds industry, boosting private funds' ability to take risk and creating a new state fund to compete with them.
Argentina's next president needs to grab the economic bull by the horns to lure international investors. Macro problems are multiplying.
Mexico's Cablestar is taking a majority...
WestLB's Therese Rabieh, head of the...
With the IFC's help, Colombia is drawing up its own blueprint for infrastructure finance. Local investors are rubbing their hands as the government seeks a replicable model.
Trinidad and Tobago's National Gas Company is developing new markets and predicts growth in pipeline projects. It is not planning to raise any new funds this year.
Colombia has raised close to $6 billion in the past 18 months by selling state-owned assets. Proceeds have retired debt and there is more for sale in the power sector.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA),...
Growth forecasts are bullish for the Caribbean, where overspending on sports is countered by tourism and construction investment. However, crime is still an issue.
Future Hinges on Uncertain Politics
Mexico's President Calderón must defeat the very forces that swept him into office – the business community – to solidify his administration and spur an economy that struggles to grow by 3%.
Henrique Meirelles resisted pressure for more dovish policy to achieve the most stable macro environment seen in Brazil for over a decade.
In the wake of Warren Weissman's...
Grupo R, a Mexican concessions operator,...
The next Jamaican prime minister faces significant challenges, including too much debt, rising unemployment and a crime wave.
Brazil's decaying infrastructure threatens its booming economy. But investors are only getting a half-hearted welcome to help renovate it.
Peru and Colombia are the darlings of bankers and investors, while Venezuela and Ecuador continue to distance themselves from the markets.
The Brazilian economy is in strong...
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Oct 21 - 22, 2015 | Grand Hyatt, Playa del Carmen, México
SFLA will convene in Playa del Carmen, Mexico the most important issuers and investors from across...
Will a strong dollar deter investors from LatAm bonds?
No, the yield-hunt goes on
Yes, but only retail investors
Yes, once the Fed raises rates
We want to partner and co-invest with US companies from authorized sectors, when they are ready to operate in Cuba.
José Oro, Thomas J Herzfeld Advisors
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