Ex-Itaú M&A banker joins Santander in Colombia  

M&A People Colombia

Marcel Patiño joins Santander in Bogotá, sources say

Avianca names new CFO

People Debt Colombia

Adrian Neuhauser leaves Credit Suisse to help turn around the Colombian airline

Jefferies hires former Goldman Sachs director

People Capital Markets Bonds

US investment bank appoints Juan Carlos Lorenzo to head its LatAm DCM business, source says

JPMorgan makes Chilean hire

People Capital Markets Chile

Raúl Schmidt joins the investment banking team from Itaú BBA

Brazil appoints new BNDES head

People Economy & Policy Politics

Privatization advocate Gustavo Montezano is picked to take over the national development bank

Avianca names new CEO  

People Debt Bonds

Anko van der Werff takes control as the Colombian airline works on refinancing $550m in bonds

Greenberg Traurig names new LatAm co-chairs


José Raz Guzmán and Marc Rosell succeed the longtime group leader Yosbel Ibarra

BNDES head steps down

People Economy & Policy Capital Markets

Joaquim Levy leaves the top job at the national development bank after six months

Brazilian banks keep hiring in muted market  

Capital Markets M&A People

Rising deal activity in M&A, DCM and private banking leads lenders to build up their teams

Goldman Sachs lures former UBS exec

People Debt Capital Markets

Carlos Mendoza joins the US investment bank after almost three years as the head of LatAm DCM at the Swiss lender, sources say

Lazard names new CEO in Brazil

People Brazil

Antonio Pereira joins the financial services firm from Goldman Sachs

Liq names new CEO, CFO

People Brazil

André França takes the helm at the Brazilian call center operator

LatAm DCM head exits Deutsche Bank

Debt Bonds People

Dennis Eisele leaves the German bank for Credit Suisse, sources say

CORRECTION: CDPQ promotes LatAm director

People Funds Equity

Jean-Pierre Cedroni remains on the private equity team in São Paulo

Credijusto preps financing program

People Capital Markets Mexico

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