Monthly Archives: November 2012

New Brazilian antitrust authority allays fears of M&A delay

M&A activity has dropped in Brazil in the months after the introduction of the country’s new antitrust regulations and governing body. The Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica (Cade) came into force at the end of May. During the preceding three … Continue reading

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Brazilian retail banks: a positive credit story

The Brazilian government wants a lower interest rate environment. It rightly identifies high debt interest as a burden to growth in consumption, investment and GDP. Taking advantage of the global slowdown it has aggressively lowered its Selic – which now … Continue reading

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