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Credijusto preps financing program

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Mexican fintech hires Eduardo Mendoza to lead it to the capital markets

CDPQ promotes LatAm director

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Jean-Pierre Cedroni becomes the head of equity investments in the region

Fitch names new LatAm head

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Carlos Fiorillo takes over for Peter Shaw, who retires after 25 years at the rating agency

Dominican central banker says Q1 GDP growth slowed to 5.7%

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Valdez forecasts 2019 economic growth will exceed 5.5% in 2019, down from 7% in 2018

Mizuho revamps LatAm team

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Japanese bank promotes Mark Tuttle and David Costa as co-heads of investment banking in the region, source says

CGC adds VP in NYC

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Ignacio Sanz takes a newly created position at the food and agribusiness private equity firm

Moneda names new CEO

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Alfonso Duval replaces Antonio Gil at the helm of the Chilean asset management firm

SoftBank hires team for LatAm tech fund

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Tokyo-based tech holding company names new investment managers in São Paulo and Miami

Embraer nominates new CEO

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Brazilian aircraft manufacturer picks the head of local bus maker Marcopolo to lead the company after the $4.2bn tie-up with Boeing

TIM appoints new CEO in Brazil

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Pietro Labriola replaces Sami Foguel at the head of the Italian telecom's business in Brazil

BRF elects next CEO

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Lorival Luz will take charge of the Brazilian food company on June 17

BNP Paribas, BTG Pactual name new directors in Brazil

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André Silva replaces Marcelo Delmar as the head of LatAm DCM at BNP Paribas, while Eduardo Arraes steps in for Albano Franco as the head of credit at BTG Pactual

FDN starts search for new CEO

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Clemente del Valle leaves his post at the head of the Colombian development bank on April 12

OECD's Ángel Gurría sees need for more structural reform in Latin America

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Latin America needs 5% economic growth over a generation to catch up to more developed countries, says the OECD's secretary general

Brazil's central bank policies encourage fintech startups

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Former central bank president Ilan Goldfajn implemented more accommodative regulations to foster fintech innovation