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Bradesco BBI aims to become regional investment bank

Bradesco BBI is aiming to become a regional investment bank in Latin America over the next couple of years, according to its managing director Leandro Miranda. Leandro Miranda, Bradesco BBI Miranda, who has headed Bradesco’s investment banking unit since late … Continue reading

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How Argentina beat the bondholder stand-off

Call it an Argentine stand-off. Luis Caputo, Argentina’s finance secretary, and Pedro Lacoste, vice-minister of economy, turned up with assembled bankers for a showpiece lunchtime presentation during Argentina’s bond deal roadshow. As the team entered the New York Palace Hotel there … Continue reading

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Investors seek solace in resilience of corporate credit

In early January 2016 the Institute of International Finance released data that showed unprecedented capital outflows from emerging markets. The headline figure – a dizzying $735 billion in 2015, following $111 billion in 2014 – flashed across the world and … Continue reading

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Argentina nears market return

As Argentina settles with holdouts and prepares to pass the necessary legislation in Congress, the minds of investors and bankers are now focusing on Argentina’s capacity to re-enter the markets when, not if, the saga is finally put to rest. “There hasn’t … Continue reading

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Latin America’s capital markets: 2016 rebound looks unlikely

After enduring the worst year for Latin American capital markets since the financial crisis, bankers fear there will be little improvement in 2016. Katia Bouazza, HSBC With only slim prospects for a recovery in Brazilian deals, bankers are reluctant to … Continue reading

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Debt capital markets: Colombian bond reflects LatAm’s new reality

Colombia’s $1.5 billion 10-year benchmark bond, issued in mid-September, paid investors a big new issue premium and illustrates the new pricing dynamics for Latin American credits. The sovereign, rated Baa2/BBB/BBB, sold the paper, which pays a 4.5% coupon, at 98.762 … Continue reading

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Latin America’s fixed income markets bloom

Latin America’s international fixed income markets have come back to life, with increased volumes across types of issuer, countries, products and currencies. In May the rate of issuance spiked following a relatively dormant first four months and arguably peaked with … Continue reading

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