Corporate Financing Analysis - Brazil: The Battleground For Didi Chuxing And Uber - 15 JAN 2018
Corporate Financing week January 2018 / Brazil / Finance
We have it: the first big-name M&A deal of the year in the form of ride hailing giant Didi Chuxing's takeover of Brazilian peer 99 during the first week of 2018. The Chinese tech firm...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Andean IPO Near-Silence To End In 2018 - 27 NOV 2017
Corporate Financing week November 2017 / Latin America / Finance
The fortunes of Andean IPOs appear to rise and fall in an inverse relationship with issuance of first time share sales in Brazil, and this has seen activity on the Latin American Integrated Market...
Company Trend Analysis - LTE Investment To Stem Claro's Decline - 23 OCT 2017
Corporate Financing week October 2017 / Ecuador / Industry
Claro will need to make aggressive investments in its LTE and LTE-A networks, as competitors are leveraging their advantages in the LTE segment to erode Claro's majority market share. Nevertheless...
Corporate Financing Analysis - LatAm M&A Down, But Brazil Still A Chinese Favourite - 02 OCT 2017
Corporate Financing week September 2017 / Latin America / Finance
After returning to growth in 2016 on a wave of positive sentiment towards emerging markets more broadly (see 'LatAm M&A To Continue Its Return From Low Base', September 28 2016), the...
Company Trend Analysis - Vivo Most Likely Buyer Of Sky Brazil - 02 OCT 2017
Corporate Financing week September 2017 / Brazil / Companies
Should the Brazilian authorities block the deal between AT&T and Time Warner on competition grounds, AT&T's best option would be to sell Sky Brazil. Vivo would be the most...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Brazilian M&A Market Exposed To Further Downside Risks - 05 JUNE 2017
Corporate Financing week June 2017 / Brazil / Finance
Brazilian M&A rally is grinding to a halt in 2017, with strategic acquirers choosing to air on the side of caution with their cash at a time when 1) the country's political situation...
Company Trend Analysis - Quick View: Carcara Divestment Delay Highlights Above-Ground Threats - 01 MAY 2017
Corporate Financing week April 2017 / Brazil / Industry
On April 17, a Brazilian court ordered Brazilian national oil company (NOC) Petrobras to suspend its sale of a 66.0% stake of the BM-S-8 deepwater license in the Carcara exploratory block to Statoi...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Brazilian IPOs Are On Their Way Back (For Now) - 10 APR 2017
Corporate Financing week April 2017 / Brazil / Finance
After a long wait, the healthy pipeline of deals suggests that the Brazilian IPO arena might finally has something to cheer about over the coming months and quarters. A flurry of new applications...
Industry Trend Analysis - SMU In Strong Financial Position Following IPO - 13 MAR 2017
Corporate Financing week March 2017 / Chile / Industry
SMU is in a strong position to continue to perform well in Chile's retail sector. The company's recent IPO has successfully managed to reduce its debt and improve its profitability margins. A...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Brazil's IPO Rush A 'False Dawn' - 20 FEB 2017
Corporate Financing week February 2017 / Brazil / Finance
After a prolonged hiatus which has seen Latin America's largest economy lose its IPO crown to Mexico, Brazil is once more back in the equity capital markets (ecm) spotlight following its most...