M&A outlook murky in Brazil as elections loom

M&A outlook murky in Brazil as elections loom

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy M&A Equity Regions Brazil Capital Markets

Brazil's M&A market is showing signs of life after a recent slew of deals, but political uncertainty and rising interest rates could lead to a slump before the end of the year, analysts told LatinFinance. US consulting firm Kroll counted 735 transactions in Brazil in the first half of the year, down 2.3% on the same period last year, but it expects the number of deals to shrink just 1% for all of 2022. "We will maintain the same level of activity as we had last year," said Alexandre Pieranto

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