• Pemex Platform Financing Coming Sep 4, 2007

    Grupo R, a Mexican concessions operator,...

    • Brazil Economy in Good Shape, Says Moody's Aug 31, 2007

      The Brazilian economy is in strong...

      • Scotia Seals Chile Bank Deal Sep 4, 2007

        As expected, following exclusive talks on...

      • ICA Planning Equity Issue for up to $550m Sep 4, 2007

        Mexican engineering and construction firm Empresas...

      • Veering off Course Sep 1, 2007

        Argentina's next president needs to grab the economic bull by the horns to lure international investors. Macro problems are multiplying.

      • WestLB Names Rabieh Brazil Manager Sep 4, 2007

        WestLB's Therese Rabieh, head of the...

      • Brazil Roots Out Equity Abuse Sep 1, 2007

        Brazil's regulator is targeting abuse ranging from lack of transparency on compensation to bloating balance sheets with temporary loans from underwriters.

      • Cautious Optimism Sep 1, 2007

        Growth forecasts are bullish for the Caribbean, where overspending on sports is countered by tourism and construction investment. However, crime is still an issue.

      • ABS Seen Hitting a Bump Sep 1, 2007

        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.

      • Challenges Accumulate Sep 1, 2007

        The next Jamaican prime minister faces significant challenges, including too much debt, rising unemployment and a crime wave.

      • Debt Sep 1, 2007

      • Deutsche Hedges Peru Bet Sep 1, 2007

        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.

      • Future Hinges on Politics Sep 1, 2007

        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%.

      • Infrastructure Crisis Looms Sep 1, 2007

        Brazil's decaying infrastructure threatens its booming economy. But investors are only getting a half-hearted welcome to help renovate it.

      • Pushing Beyond El Dorado Sep 1, 2007

        Odinsa, Colombia's only publicly traded concessions operating firm, is looking to capitalize on a major government infrastructure push.

      • Striving for Critical Mass Sep 1, 2007

        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.

      • Cablestar Bags Bestel Assets in Mexico Sep 4, 2007

        Mexico's Cablestar is taking a majority...

      • Transferring Power Sep 1, 2007

        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.

      • LatAm Equity Fund Gains Return Sep 4, 2007

        LatAm equity funds in the week...

      • Waiting for Change Sep 1, 2007

        President Lula is under fire as Brazil struggles to capitalize on unprecedented bullish operating conditions. Cracks in the macro story are spreading.

      • NGC Sees Downstream Opportunity Sep 1, 2007

        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.

      • Pension Fund Revolution Sep 1, 2007

        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.

      • Split Personality Sep 1, 2007

        Peru and Colombia are the darlings of bankers and investors, while Venezuela and Ecuador continue to distance themselves from the markets.

      • Colombia Builds Road to the Sun Sep 1, 2007

        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.

      • Resolve Yields Results Sep 1, 2007

        Henrique Meirelles resisted pressure for more dovish policy to achieve the most stable macro environment seen in Brazil for over a decade.

      • Mexico's OMA Launches Mini Share Buyback Sep 4, 2007

        Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (OMA),...

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