December 15, 2020 |
Latin America’s loan volumes in the last quarter of 2020, not surprisingly, are on track to be below the same period last year. However, there is growing pricing pressures in several sectors that indicate activity and competition for loans is heating up.
Positive noises around several coronavirus vaccines under development and the conclusion of the fraught US presidential elections in November have helped bring greater clarity and predictability to Latin America’s major economies, and with it the need for finding the financing to get out of the crisis.
More prosaic concerns among bankers including the need to meet certain return targets have also helped drive an increase in lending in the ta
Interview with Michael Jakob, Managing Director Global Emerging Markets Loan Syndication at Credit Suisse