LatinFinance spoke recently with the senior managers of Bank of New York's core products about how finance in Latin America is changing and how Bank of New York's busines...
Financial institutions and governments in Latin America are teaming up to extend credit for higher education. The next step is securitizations of student loans.
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Five years on from Argentina's $100 billion default, the immense costs to the rest of the world have finally been totted up. Latin America risks paying much more.
Banks are missing out on managing the increasingly large flow of cash being sent home to Central America by expatriates. As remittances swell, so do opportunities.
Liquidity and competition are squeezing margins in one of South America's most attractive niche markets – commodity export finance.
The boom years have left borrowers in very good shape for 2007. Net new foreign currency issuance from sovereigns is going the way of the dodo.
A bullish 2007 is forecast for Latin American equities, with a steady stream of IPOs and heavy flow in secondary trading.
Mexico's shift to domestic markets points the way for emerging economies to cast off the original sin of too much overseas debt. Talking to international investors has be...
Heavyweight emerging markets investors are betting on a bumper 2007. After so many years of outsized returns, they are sounding a bit smug.
Middle market companies in Latin America are waking up to the benefits of leverage at a time that highly liquid banks are reaching down the credit spectrum for yield.
Syndicated lending has become the unlikely star of the Latin American financing show, with ever larger transactions at increasingly tight pricing.
Esteban Buljevich, a principal counsel at the International Finance Corporation, explains why the IFC wants to develop the secondary market for non-performing loans in de...
With economic and political stability now widespread in Latin America, leasing looks to be an increasingly viable option for companies financing capital goods purchases.
Blue chip corporates have a broader array of financing options available to them than ever before. But the lower tier is being left behind.
Regional integration in Central America is gradually taking place. The benefits of critical mass and links to the US are clear, but not everyone is convinced.
The longest bull run ever for Latin America is alive, well and shows little sign of stopping. LatinFinance examines the opportunities, and the risks.
Uruguay has wasted no time shoring up its debt profile since restructuring in 2003. Its groundbreaking October exchange paves the way for further credit improvements.
Latin America should be the next frontier for private equity firms and leveraged buyout shops looking for high-voltage returns.