Brazilian Paper

Brazilian Paper

Country: Brazil

Opportunity:IPO

Name: Klabin

Sector: Paper Producer

Deal value: Brl1.7 bn

Bourse: Bovespa

Fixed Income

Country: Brazil Opportunity: Fixed Income Name: Rede D’Or Sao Luz Sector: Hospital Operator Deal Value: BRL 270m Bourse: Bovespa The hospital operator plans a 2020 inflation-linked debenture to help finance some of its recent purchases

Peruvian Power

Electricity Transmission line in San Martin and Loreto

Country: Peru

Opportunity: Private Equity/ Infraestructure

Sector: Electricity

Deal Value: $ 434m

Issuing Body: ProInversion

How to profit from the shale revolution in Latin America

What do the Russian government and Greenpeace have in common? They both fear the spread of America’s shale gas revolution. The former worries that if shale takes off elsewhere it will weaken its position in the market, while the latter dreads the supposed environmental consequences of global shale production. I’m sure you have all heard… Continue reading How to profit from the shale revolution in Latin America

Andean Building Boom

Large-scale infrastructure works are linking up the Andean countries like never before and creating new opportunities for local and international investors.

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Mexican finance – under the spotlight

Recovering from the hangover after the Tequila Crisis For most of the 19th and 20th centuries Latin America’s economic growth was shaped by foreign capital. American investment developed Venezuela’s oil fields while British money built Argentina’s railways. But one of the marked features of the current boom in the region is that domestic capital is… Continue reading Mexican finance – under the spotlight

Why Latin America is perfect for renewable energy

My fiancée and I are planning our honeymoon at the moment. After weeks of looking at brochures we’re no closer to booking anything, but I have become pretty familiar with how Latin American countries sell themselves to tourists. The pitch generally goes something like this: “[insert country name] is a land of contrasts. A long… Continue reading Why Latin America is perfect for renewable energy

Three great ways to earn income in Latin America

It seems that for many British investors Latin America is like marmite – you either love it or you hate it. Whenever I write about investing in Latin America reader responses generally fall into one of two camps: they either think I’m nuts, or they think it’s a great idea. Of course regular New World… Continue reading Three great ways to earn income in Latin America

What I learned at a Colombian country club

I was last in Cali in 2007, and since then the sweltering, tropical ‘World Capital of Salsa’ has changed a lot. New bridges and tunnels make getting around the place a lot easier while the military presence in the city has been relaxed. That said, like much of Colombia, there’s still plenty of work to… Continue reading What I learned at a Colombian country club