Funds Equity Features
Small businesses in Central America are benefitting from the growing role of local impact funds, as healthy returns and the chance to make a difference attract investors.
Bonds Debt Capital Markets
Test cases in Colombia and Peru are proving the effectiveness of impact bonds, but not their appeal to institutional investors.
Global local currency bonds were a popular fundraising option in 2017, but new issues have slowed down this year as investors look to avoid exchange rate risk amid market...
Asset Management Bonds Debt
Pension funds in Brazil are reeling from corruption scandals that caused billions of reais in losses. Now they are implementing stricter rules for picking investments, bu...
New financing for a corruption dogged toll road project heralds a turnaround in the country's project finance market.
M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt
A far-reaching bribery scandal has shifted the landscape of M&A in Latin America. Now the sale of Peru's Chaglla hydropower plant is in danger of collapsing.
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance
Peru’s new president enjoys widespread support as he faces the lingering fallout from the Odebrecht corruption scandal and tries to boost economic growth.
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy M&A
As the United States imposes tariffs on steel imports, Latin America downplays the threat of a trade war but looks to reinforce commercial ties with other countries.
M&A Loans Capital Markets
A far-reaching bribery scandal has shifted the landscape of M&A in Latin America. Now the sale of Peru’s Chaglla hydropower plant is in danger of collapsing.
Populist politics are reaching a fever pitch in the run-up to elections in Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. But despite the fiery rhetoric of the campaign trail, market force...
Economy & Policy Funds Loans
Brazil is shutting down brokers’ bank accounts and barring investment funds from buying bitcoin. Now a fight over the future of cryptocurrencies has broken out in Latin A...
Economy & Policy Features Chile
Rising copper prices and the arrival of a new pro-business administration are lifting hopes of a sharp recovery in investment in Chile. By Tom Azzopardi
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans M&A
After a couple of tough years, Colombia’s banking sector expects to return to higher rates of growth in 2018, although it knows it is unlikely to match results from the f...
Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy
Latin America’s banks are stepping up to address environmental issues and other social matters in their lending policies. But financiers and investors say long-term profi...
Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets
Green bond advocates want companies to engage more with environmentally conscious investors. But are issuers willing to go that extra mile to ensure growth of sustainable...