• Crossing the Line Sep 1, 2011

    BNDES has made a habit of supporting consolidation to create national champions. But was its attempt to wade into the fight between Carrefour and Casino a miscalculation?

  • Overblown Bubbles Sep 1, 2011

    Fears of a credit bubble in Brazil may be overblown. Loan growth remains robust but it is slowing as central bank measures kick in.

  • Something Real Sep 1, 2011

    Reasons to buy global real-denominated bonds abound, but will risk aversion scare foreign investors away from this asset class? Yields may be too tempting to resist.

    • AMX Lands Second CHF Aug 31, 2011

      After much speculation about a possible...

    • Moody’s Takes KOF to A2 Aug 31, 2011

      Moody’s upgraded Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF) to...

      • Keeping the Best on Board Sep 1, 2011

        Brazilian investment bankers are seeing upward wage pressures abate as newcomers enter the marketplace. But veteran players can still command top dollar.

      • Running for Cover Sep 1, 2011

        Mexico’s Congress looks set to pass covered bond legislation. The move will create a whole new asset class for the local market and may rejuvenate mortgage funding.

      • Tough Talk Sep 1, 2011

        Trinidad’s tough-talking energy minister is powering change in the vital energy sector. Can he bolster production levels and help the sluggish economy?

        • Chiloe Sees Oct-Nov IPO Aug 31, 2011

          Cultivos Marinos Chiloe, seen as among...

        • Batista Sees IPOs Proceeding in 2012 Aug 30, 2011

          Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista expects IPOs...

          • JPM Beefs Up DCM Sep 1, 2011

          • Room to Expand Sep 1, 2011

            Peru’s pension system is growing exponentially, leaving managers scrambling for investment options. Infrastructure investments, foreign assets and a deeper equity market may help.

          • The Swiss Option Sep 1, 2011

            The Swiss-franc market has become a popular destination for LatAm blue-chips. But volumes may depend on investors’ willingness to venture into junk territory.

            • Banks Suggest Lower Price for UOL Offer Aug 31, 2011

              Advisors to Brazil’s Folhapar should offer...

            • Peru Gets Lift From S&P Aug 31, 2011

              Peru’s credit quality continues to improve...

              • End of an Era? Sep 1, 2011

                Brazil’s economy has had a good run, but analysts are readying themselves for tougher times ahead. Can the government and monetary authorities make a difference?

              • Restricted Success? Sep 1, 2011

                Brazilian local bond volumes are soaring as issuers swarm to file rule 476 offerings that make deals easier and faster for listed and non-registered issuers alike.

              • Taming the Beast Sep 1, 2011

                With inflation the main challenge, several banks drew positive reviews for their efforts in the past year, with Colombia narrowly leading the way. However, Brazil continues to frustrate markets

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