Comment & Opinion

A new role

Comment & Opinion Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans

Brazil’s BNDES is changing its long-standing role as main provider of funding for infrastructure in Brazil says Dyogo Oliveira.

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...

Parting Shot: Ilan Goldfajn

Economy & Policy Fixed Income Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil needs to stick to reforms if it wants to maintain low inflation and low interest rates, says the head of the central bank, Ilan Goldfajn

OPINION: Pioneering regional integration in risk management

Bonds Capital Markets Debt

The Pacific Alliance Cat Bonds put Latin America at the vanguard of risk management in the world, writes Jorge Familiar, the World Bank's vice president for Latin America...

Parting Shot: Gol CFO Richard Lark

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

After its return to the cross-border bond market in December, Brazilian airline Gol is ready to move on from a restructuring and introduce a new fleet of aircraft, says R...

Parting Shot: Brazilian Transportation Minister Maurício Quintella

Comment & Opinion

After auctioning four airport concessions, Brazil’s Investment Partnerships Program, or PPI, is on track to develop highway and railroad investments in South America’s la...

Parting Shot: IFC unveils new equity fund in Latin America

Project & Infrastructure Finance Bonds Structured Finance

Multilateral agency aims to go beyond the standard A/B loan structure and build a more active portfolio in Latin America, says Irene Arias

OPINION: Making infrastructure more attractive to investors

Project & Infrastructure Finance Comment & Opinion

Institutional investors are increasingly interested in infrastructure but face hurdles to increasing their exposure to it, writes the World Bank Group's Joaquim Levy

OPINION: Banking collaboration is key to global payments innovation

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Comment & Opinion

The growth of fintech innovation has brought remarkable upgrades to LatAm’s financial services but more work needs to be done to modernize global transactions

Martín Migoya: Globant's acquisition strategy

Argentina M&A Comment & Opinion

Globant has developed from an Argentine start up to a global tech firm with a $1.3 billion market capitalization. Chief executive Martín Migoya sets out the company's acq...

OPINION: Filling Correa's shoes

Ecuador Economy & Policy Comment & Opinion

Edwin Guttierez, Head of Emerging Market Sovereign Debt at Aberdeen Asset Management, offers his view on Ecuador's presidential election

Parting Shot: Pushing forward

Colombia Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Despite losing the referendum on its peace agreement, Colombia’s government maintains the political capital to undertake necessary reforms, argues Mauricio Cárdenas

Parting Shot: Domestic motor

Bolivia Comment & Opinion

A strategy of fostering local demand has put Bolivia on course for another year of strong growth, says Luis Alberto Arce

OPINION: Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos on the economics of peace

Colombia Comment & Opinion

Bringing an end to decades of war will allow Colombia’s economy to flourish, writes Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

Parting Shot: Dual track

Peru Comment & Opinion

Stimulating the private sector and unlocking stalled investment projects should give Peru’s economy the boost it needs to keep growing, says Alfredo Thorne

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