Bond fund returns bloom in a volatile year for LatAm

Bonds Funds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Earnings for bond investors in Latin America have burst into life. The most impressive managers were those who were unafraid to pursue portfolio growth in the thorniest o...

Investors bet on banks amid equity rebound

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil Chile

Equity fund flows are soaring, reversing years of exits from the asset class, yet risks still linger in Latin American stocks. The best investors are picking carefully

How two Mexican developments could catalyze Latin America’s green bond market

Brazil Mexico Central America

Latin America is lagging behind global trends when it comes to green bonds, but two big developments in Mexico may herald a change

Odebrecht’s bribery scandal casts a shadow over Latin America

Brazil Peru Loans

The shock waves are not just hitting Odebrecht and its partners but also infrastructure and project finance markets across the region

Borrowing close to home to get easier in Brazil, tougher in Mexico

Brazil Colombia Mexico

How Argentina's tax amnesty could be a boon for its local capital markets

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Funds

With global investor interest in Argentina expected to moderate this year, a plan to encourage Argentines to bring home their undeclared overseas assets could boost the l...

Venture capital: Fueling growth

Chile Funds Features

An incubator for entrepreneurial ventures is part of a Chilean government drive to make it easier to do business. Already it’s finding success.

Venezuela: Walking away

Venezuela Bonds Funds

Multinational companies are increasingly looking to sell their Venezuelan operations to local players as the government struggles with its economy and debt load. By Rober...

Brazil Infrastructure: Rethinking BNDES

Brazil Features

Michel Temer’s administration has ambitious plans to slash government participation in funding infrastructure. Critics are unsure of the power of private investors to fil...

Is Pemex's turnaround moving fast enough?

Mexico Bonds Features

Pemex is embracing efficiencies in the face of declining revenues and Mexico's government hopes tough love will help the company raise cash

MEXICO MARKETS: Forging a new path

Mexico Features

Pemex was touted as the trailblazer for a new financing vehicle, but toll road concessionaire Pinfra stole headlines in August when it announced plans for Mexico’s first ...

Colombia’s peace deal could be a boost for one part of the economy

Colombia Features

"Right now is the time to be doing due diligence," says a Bogota-based consultant.

Brazil Alternatives: Proving their worth

Bonds Features Brazil

Using math to drive steady returns, quantitative hedge funds are gaining popularity in Brazil

COVER STORY: Ready to snap

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Features

With the heady days of frenetic borrowing now a distant memory, Latin American companies are finding their debt is quickly becoming a chain blocking their path forward. A...

COVER STORY: A new direction for investment banking

Bonds Features

As Latin America’s capital markets issuers grappled with an increasingly cool reception from international buyers, investment banking revenues nosedived in 2015. Now, int...