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Dec 10, 2014 Issue

Arcos Dorados goes down a notch

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Currency depreciation and lower restaurant traffic to blame for downgrade

Corporate debt trading surge keeps pace

Funds

EMTA’s survey results show 37% annual increase in Eurobond trading in the third quarter

Fibria increases tranche sizes

Loans

Brazilian pulp maker Fibria defines tranche sizes on loan

Fovissste prices RMBS

Bonds

Mexican housing lender prices UDI-denominated, RBS bond package

FTSE, Bradesco team up to launch fund and index

Funds

FTSE, Bradesco launched a fund and index with new weighting strategy

Haitong buys BESI

M&A

Haitong Securities, a China-registered firm, has agreed to buy Banco Espirito Santo de Investimento

LatAm cross-border bond wind down

Bonds

Latin American issuers expected to wait on the sidelines until conditions improve

Mexico’s Rotoplas prices IPO in range

Equity

Rotoplas IPO was oversubscribed despite challenging market conditions

Shearman & Sterling adds project finance partner

People

Padres becomes partner at Shearman & Sterling at firm’s project development and finance dept.

Vale sells in Africa

M&A

Brazilian mining company gets third party investment in Mozambique mine infrastructure