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...
Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Regions In Depth
Chile's third-largest lender analyzes a potential $670m equity injection
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
Funds Asset Management Bonds
BlueOrange Capital wants to mobilize private capital to provide mezzanine debt for sustainable investments in Latin America, but it understands that making an impact come...
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...
Brazilian insurers have found the recipe for investing simple: Buy high-yield, low-risk government bonds. But as interest rates drop, they are venturing into new territor...
New financing for a corruption dogged toll road project heralds a turnaround in the country's project finance market.
Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy
As Brazil reemerges a deep recession, equity fund managers have taken a shine again to Latin America's largest economy. Elsewhere in the region, the picks are more select...
After a year of good returns, bond investors in Latin America face increasing volatility — again. Elections and higher interest rates loom, keeping debt fund managers on ...
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.
Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy
As Chile feels the effects of its first downgrade since the 1990s, Finance Minister Felipe Larraín lays out the plan to improve the country’s credit rating.
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.