Goldschmidt gets promoted, sets sights on local currency growth

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IFC names former infrastructure leader as its new LatAm, Caribbean head

IFC names Goldschmidt LatAm, Caribbean head

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Gabriel Goldschmidt takes the reins for LatAm and the Caribbean, talks of the challenges facing the region and the need for more local currency debt solutions

Baker McKenzie appoints M&A partner in Colombia

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Andres Crump joins the law firm from Brookfield Asset Management in Bogota

Fonplata bolsters loan book and talks bond sales

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The Bolivian-based development bank's credit ratings have been ratified twice in the last year and now its CEO has sights on Paraguayan bonds amid other initiatives

Credit Agricole opens Chile, Colombia offices

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French bank nominates Juan Carlos Alvarez and Julio Hochschild to represent the lender's interests in the Andean countries

Clifford Chance names new partner

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British law firm promotes Thais Garcia in the M&A and corporate law practice

Holland & Knight names new partner

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Argentina

Salvador Fonseca joins the firm from Baker McKenzie, where he was the head of the litigation and arbitration

Ex-Embraer CFO joins Natura

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Brazil

José Antonio Filippo takes the same post at the Brazilian cosmetics company after six years at the airplane manufacturer

LarrainVial goes to Mexico

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Mexico

Chilean firm aligns with Grupo Patio, buys 20% of the Mexican boutique investment bank DD3

BBVA Colombia IB banker resigns

Capital Markets People Colombia

David Rey Borda, an executive VP in the bank's corporate and investment division leaves after 10 years

Brazil puts pro-privatization minister in charge of energy and mines

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Moreira Franco gets the nod after Fernando Coelho Filho left to run for Congress

YPF names Gonzalez as new CEO

Energy People Argentina

CFO Daniel Gonzalez takes the top job at Argentina's state-run energy firm

Chile grants license to Bank of China

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State-owned lender becomes second Chinese bank to open a branch in the South American country

Brazil names new heads for BNDES, Caixa

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Dyogo Oliveira moves to national development bank, while Nelson Antônio de Souza goes to state-run savings bank

Peru appoints new finance minister

Economy & Policy People Peru

David Tuesta has worked for the regional development bank CAF and BBVA and now leads economic policy