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Brazil

Brazilian Private Equity (PE) stands poised for its moment in the sun. CFW notes that although Brazil has been disproportionately ignored by PE in the past, investors are really starting... 2010-11-24


Brazil

Consolidation in Brazil's retail sector is ramping up as smaller businesses are ripe for takeover and there is no shortage of larger, cash-rich players which are keen to take advantage... 2009-06-17


Brazil

New data from Dealogic shows that targeted Brazilian M&A has reached US$13.8bn in 2009, down a massive 70% from 2008 year to date's record level of $46.7bn. Indeed, thus far 2009... 2009-05-19


Argentina

CFW's prediction of increased consolidation in Europe's infrastructure space (Infrastructure M&A To Hold Up In 2009, CFW, December 2008) played out in a big way this week, with... 2009-02-24


Brazil

In a BRL389.1bn (US$17.7bn) move that will create the largest financial group in Latin America, Brazilian bank Itau confirmed on November 5 that it will acquire its smaller rival... 2008-11-06


Argentina

Despite the negative sentiment pervading global financial markets, opportunities are arising for private equity funds. Indeed, in Latin America private equity funds look set to benefit... 2008-10-23


Brazil

The US' Tyson Foods has continued its international expansion with the agreement to purchase three Brazilian poultry companies on September 18. The firm will buy Macedo Agroindustrial... 2008-09-25


Mexico

On April 3 the President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez announced the nationalisation of the cement industry. However, it is now unclear what degree of nationalisation will take place.... 2008-04-10


Mexico

The Mexican government plans by the end of March to unveil an initiative to open the state oil industry to foreign and private investment, according to energy minister Georgina Kessel.... 2008-02-28

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