A sliding peso has crushed the Pellerano family's once high-flying media and financial group. It has already had to sell Bancrédito and heavy dollar debts at Tricom have ...
Ricardo Handley personifies the wheeling and dealing that characterized Argentina in the 1990s. Now, after years in obscurity, he is back in the public eye.
Under the command of Roberto Setúbal, Brazil's Banco Itaú has moved into a league of its own. Itaú is the most profitable and most valuable bank in Latin America.
São Paulo's Unibanco had wanted to tidy up its confusing share structure for years. A rally in the equity markets was the opportunity it was waiting for.
Latin American investors are buying up companies left behind by retreating multinationals. More local investors are getting ready to hit the acquisition trail soon.
The results are in! Find out which banks won the 17 awards spanning 14 countries and regions as well as the Best Pan-Regional Bank, Most Improved Bank and Best Developmen...
LatinFinance's inaugural Brazil Conference, held in
September in Rio de Janeiro, attracted a star-studded cast of
speakers from academia, the private sector and the fed...
Read this exclusive interview with senior executives at the newly-formed Itaú BBA. ONLY ONLINE.
It's been a terrible year for the banking system, with three of the top six private-sector banks failing or pressured into forced sales. The collapse is due to mismanagem...
Bolivians threw out a government over plans to export natural gas. Bolivia and other gas-rich Latin American countries risk forfeiting forever the North American market t...
Ramón Báez ran Baninter as a criminal enterprise, officials say. However, poor regulation and political connections contributed to the collapse of the country's third-lar...
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy
President Hipólito Mejía wants to step up public spending and win reelection. But a banking crisis, ballooning budget deficits and a collapsing currency have ended the co...
Bonds Structured Finance
Examine comprehensive financial data on Banco Itaú, LatinFinance's 2003 Bank of the Year.
ONLY ONLINE. Source: Economatica.
LatinFinance presented the Mexican Pension Fund Forum
as a vehicle for learning and a catalyst for change in the Mexican
markets as new doors are opened for pension fun...