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  • GC Impsat On The Road With Buyout Bonds Feb 2, 2007

    Argentine satellite company GC Impsat is...

  • people Feb 1, 2007

  • Brazil Tries For Growth Feb 1, 2007

    Brazil is lagging its BRIC peers when it comes to growth. Small reforms are expected in the second Lula administration, but more change is needed.

  • Transelec Pulls In Kuhlmann Feb 2, 2007

    Chilean electricity company Nueva Transelec has...

    • Axtel Upsizes Bond Issue Jan 31, 2007

      Mexico's Axtel has raised $275 million...

      • Brazil Salaries Overtake New York Feb 1, 2007

        The push for local markets business is putting upwards pressure on salaries. In Brazil, some bankers are already earning more than in New York.

      • Canal Alternatives Feb 1, 2007

        As Panama plans a massive canal expansion, neighboring countries are offering alternatives for shipping companies crossing the isthmus.

      • Scotiabank Sud Americano Pumps Up The Volume Feb 2, 2007

        Scotiabank Sud Americano, the Chilean subsidiary...

      • Thinking Outside the Glass Feb 1, 2007

        Vitro won itself an upgrade with a clever bond issue, the biggest in more than 10 years from a high yield credit. The Mexican glass producer is freed from the yoke of refinancing.

      • Correa Wins Battle Feb 1, 2007

        Ecuador's president Rafael Correa has scored...

      • Cosan Offers To Buy CAVR Sugar Mill Feb 1, 2007

        Brazilian sugar and ethanol producer Cosan,...

      • deals Feb 1, 2007

      • Great Expectations Feb 1, 2007

        Agustín Carstens, Mexico's finance minister, combines creative thinking and political finesse to push through ambitious fiscal reforms.

      • CVRD Confirms New Execs At Inco Feb 1, 2007

        Brazil's Companhia Vale do Rio Doce...

      • Gulliver's Travels Feb 1, 2007

        After building a formidable reputation in Asia, HSBC's global investment banking head Stuart Gulliver aims to replicate his success in Latin America.

      • Colombia Rising Feb 1, 2007

        With a tough line on security, investor confidence has returned to Colombia. The country boasts staggering economic growth, but risks remain.

      • Mexican Derivatives See Boost Feb 1, 2007

        Mexico's financial markets are still in diapers when it comes to sophisticated derivatives. However, new legislation passed in January could hasten their development.

      • Mexican Bolsa Hires Advisors Feb 1, 2007

        The Mexican stock exchange has mandated...

      • Microfinance is Big Business Feb 1, 2007

        The Mexican banking sector is rapidly opening up to new entrants who are chasing burgeoning consumer and microfinance opportunities.

      • Multinationals Strike Pay Dirt Feb 1, 2007

        Brazilian corporations are expanding abroad in an effort to maintain output and compete on a world stage. Stability, a strong currency and cheap financing are fueling the trend.

      • Colombian Bolsa Clears Way For IPOs Feb 2, 2007

        Colombia's stock exchange has approved initial...

      • Opportunity Knocks Feb 1, 2007

        Private equity funds are returning to Mexico, convinced that a stable economy, low interest rates and fast-growing population provide opportunity to make money.

      • Belize Debt Offer Scores 93% Take-up Feb 1, 2007

        The debt swap offer proposed by...

      • English Spoken Here Feb 1, 2007

        English-speaking islands off the Caribbean coast of Central America are increasingly popular getaways for hip travelers and surfers. Now destinations like Roatan are going upscale.

      • Back on the Map Feb 1, 2007

        After years of being off the radar, Brazilian private equity is finally back. The government acknowledges its role as an instrument of development.



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