Petrobras is a thorny topic for many investors in Latin America
Investors remain keen for Latin American debt and Petrobras’ financial results could pave the way for Brazilians to get back into the market. By Patrick Ferguson
After Brazilian corporates pave the way, most loans bankers say activity in the loans market is to set to pick up.
By Patrick Ferguson
Latin American companies stepped up acquisitions and divestments in March and April, while new equity sales remained subdued. By Eduardo García
The region’s biggest oil and commodity producers shake up their leadership. By Jennifer P. Roig
The year just past was one in which normal investment strategies did not apply. 2015 has yet to prove much better. Investors are focusing more carefully than ever on avoiding assets that could soon slide out from under them. By Katie Llanos-Small
With macroeconomic factors leaving Latin America out of favor, bond investors are turning to ever-more selective strategies. By Eduardo García
With inflation high and interest rates steadily increasing, fund managers in Brazil face altogether different problems to their developed market peers. A focus on quality is critical, the top managers say. By Rodrigo Amaral
After business confidence took a knock from sweeping tax reforms, Chile’s long-term success hinges on how the government deploys its new revenues. By Phil Thornton
Across Latin America, mining companies are reeling from the crash in commodity prices. In Chile, that’s pushing Codelco to step up its defensive strategy. By Jennifer P. Roig
Reforms in Chile are adding to headwinds from lower commodity prices and changing US monetary policy. But a strong macroeconomic framework has set the country up for success, writes Rodrigo Vergara M.
As the price of commodities falls, copper miners are shying away from power purchase agreements. That’s putting strain on renewable energy producers looking to build projects with merchant financing. By Patrick Ferguson
Pension fund administrators are increasingly looking at the local markets next door. But despite many good intentions, regulations still hinder them from investing freely in other LatAm countries. By Shaheen Samavati
Given Mexico’s need for real estate and infrastructure financing, the new private equity vehicle has disappointed. Both the government and pension funds are exploring ways to make investing through CCDs easier. By Patrick Ferguson
Chilean pension funds had a 2014 to brag about. As regulatory scrutiny on the system heats up and markets turn sour, it’s unclear whether the winning streak can last. By Jennifer P. Roig
Despite the external shocks, Peru’s economy can return to faster rates of expansion, says the country's finance minister
Sep 10 - 11, 2015 | The Westin Beijing Chaoyang, Beijing, China
Now in its 7th year, the Forum has cemented its position as the pre-eminent business meeting...
Sep 17, 2015 | Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cumbre Financiera Argentina will return to Buenos Aires on September 17th ahead of the much...
Sep 24 - 25, 2015 | Guanajuato, State of Guanajuato, Mexico
The Infrastructure and Sub-Sovereign Finance in Mexico Summit will bring both state and municipal...
Oct 21 - 22, 2015 | Grand Hyatt, Playa del Carmen, México
Structured Finance LatAm (SFLA) will convene in Playa del Carmen, Mexico the most important issuers...
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
There was indeed a risk of losing investment grade, but thanks to the appointment of Joaquim Levy and the new fiscal targets, that risk has declined a lot
Ilan Goldfajn, Itaú-Unibanco
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