Archive

July / August 2018

Issuers x Investors: Navigating higher global rates amidst an electoral cycle • AMLO woes markets with friendlier talk • Fintechs rattle the Brazilian market for financial products • Cartens looks for rules for cryptos • 2018 Best Corporates in Capital Markets Awards

AMLO tries to make amends

Economy & Policy

President-elect AMLO may have alarmed investors on the campaign trail, but now his economic team is promising to pursue policies that put the market at ease

Navigating the new normal

Special Reports

Just seven trades crossed the tape in the corporate dollar market between May and mid-July. And as bankers navigate the August lull, sources hope their origination work w...

Investment push

Features

President-elect Iván Duque takes over a country that has charged ahead of its neighbors in attracting foreign investment. His challenge now is to keep it that way.

Building blocks

Interviews

Lea Gimenez leaves Paraguay's Finance ministry this Wednesday; incoming minister Benigno López lays out the next administration’s infrastructure and debt priorities for ...

Another chance

Features

Balancing austerity measures with a new credit line from the IMF, the Macri administration hopes pragmatism can right Argentina’s economy

Starting over

Features

The Peruvian government hopes to spur infrastructure investments with a new approach to get stalled projects going and new ones underway

Destination dollars

Features

Peru has been moving up must-visit traveler lists for years, with Machu Picchu long the star site and Peruvian cuisine the newest attraction

Keeping a close watch

Interviews

The first Latin American at the helm of BIS, the former Mexico central banker discusses the outlook for the global economy, cryptocurrencies and financial regulation

Stiff competition

Game-Changers Features

Brazil’s fintechs have raised funding, partnered with mid-tier lenders and found unexpected allies in regulators. Now they look to maintain momentum as big banks meet the...

Branching out

Interviews People

As it builds its businesses outside Brazil, Itaú is counting on digital banking and other initiatives to become a major presence in Latin America

BEST CORPORATES - Enel Américas

Features

Best Funding Strategy – Andes

BEST CORPORATES - MSU Energy

Special Reports

Best Funding Strategy – Argentina

BEST CORPORATES - Azul

Special Reports

Best Funding Strategy – Brazil

BEST CORPORATES - Digicel

Special Reports

Best Funding Strategy – Central America and Caribbean

BEST CORPORATES - Bimbo

Special Reports

Best Funding Strategy - Mexico

BEST CORPORATES - Suzano

Special Reports

Best M&A Strategy

BEST CORPORATES - Natura

Special Reports

Best Newcomer to Capital Markets

BEST CORPORATES - PagSeguro

Special Reports

Best Fintech in Capital Markets

BEST CORPORATES - Grupo Rotoplas

Special Reports

Best Sustainable Funding

Parting Shot: José Efromovich

People Interviews Comment & Opinion

José Efromovic is the president and CEO of Avianca Brasil. He is also a board member of Avianca airlines. This article is an edited transcript of his comments in an inter...