The future of investment banking. Also, family wealth grows up, Panama and El Salvador link trading and the 2015 Deals of the Year Awards.
Argentina’s incoming president has been restocking his administration, while fallout from Brazil’s corruption scandal continues to impact the country’s largest firms
An interest rate hike from the US Federal Reserve has buoyed the market with certainty, and bond market intermediaries are hopeful for a busy start to 2016
As bank lenders remain liquid and corporate creditworthiness weakens, the direction of pricing in the LatAm loan market is up for debate
Mexico is set to lead the way in equity markets this year, while mergers & acquisitions are expected to increase as investors with long-term ambitions eye Brazilian asset...
As Latin America’s capital markets issuers grappled with an increasingly cool reception from international buyers, investment banking revenues nosedived in 2015. Now, int...
Latin American family offices are increasingly emerging in different corners of the financial markets, as they recalibrate their investment strategies in a bid to maximiz...
Bonds Equity El Salvador
After more than a decade of discussion and planning, Panama and El Salvador are preparing to integrate their stock exchanges as the rest of Central America looks on. By L...
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy
A nimble, innovative approach to fickle markets helped Latin America’s most impressive institutions raise capital and execute strategic transactions in 2015. LatinFinance...
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico Bonds
The sovereign set records and precedents for cross-border bonds across billions of dollars of issuances
The oil company once again led the way for Latin American issuers with a breadth of transactions, from the very large to the very novel
The Mexican food company overcame split ratings and a six-year hiatus from the bond market to score investment grade terms
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Colombia
A sub-investment grade issuer found strong demand for the first hybrid perpetual bond from Colombia
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Dominican Republic Bonds
The Caribbean sovereign stands out for a savvy transaction that significantly improved its debt profile
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil
Timing, significance and novelty highlight the protein producer’s transaction in a challenging market for Brazilian borrowers
Latin America’s largest follow-on this year financed a jumbo cross-border acquisition during a turbulent backdrop in Brazil
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico
Latin America’s largest IPO of 2015 weathered the storm of a potential default in Greece, providing some light during a dark year for the equities market
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Colombia
After a six-year investment, this Colombian fund made a highly profitable exit in a deal that underscores the rise of LatAm’s own buyside
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Argentina
An Argentine acquisition illustrates the impact of the country’s changing political landscape for corporates looking to capture growth
A complex financing structure drew plaudits from rival bankers for its sophisticated execution and success in attracting new lenders
This low-income homebuilder carried out a multi-billion dollar restructuring under new legislation, negotiating with thousands of creditors to reduce debt
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Peru
The Andean sovereign increased its investor base, extended its maturities and pre-financed debt in this remarkable liability management exercise
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Chile Brazil
This issuer became the first South American airline to employ a complex financing tool, overcoming untested legal ground in multiple jurisdictions to significantly upsize...
One borrower has bucked a trend of credit weakening in Brazil, underscoring its strengthening profile with a heavily-subscribed term loan extension
Participation on a wide variety of successful deals across the region set this practice apart
While emphasizing long-term client relationships, this firm is targeting a growing volume of mergers and acquisitions
This firm blends experience, with an emphasis on relationships and technical sophistication to maintain and grow its stable of clients that includes some of Mexico’s larg...
Creativity, expertise and collaboration characterize this firm’s approach to clients and transactions
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds
As a lack of issuance from Brazilian borrowers last year drove bond volumes across the region down to their lowest levels since 2009, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch emerge...
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity
A significant leap in this year’s league tables coupled with a wide-reaching network makes this bank stand out during a weak year for Latin American equities
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A
A global presence and a willingness to embrace complexity has propelled this bank to award-winning advisory roles
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans
The lender’s breadth and volume of activity throughout Latin America is complemented by a strategy that aims to include mid-size corporate clients and transactions
Blending the right amount of local, regional and global expertise has helped this firm shine in LatAm debt, equity capital markets and M&A
Bonds Panama Comment & Opinion
Finishing the canal expansion on-time and exiting the Financial Action Task Force gray list are top priorities for Panama this year, says Dulcidio De La Guardia