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UBS rebuilds in Brazil with acquisition of Consenso

The acquisition by UBS of a majority stake in Consenso, Brazil’s largest multi-family office, is a significant step in the Swiss bank’s growth strategy in the country. Since 2010, UBS has been plotting its return in Brazil, following its sale … Continue reading

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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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UBS spies inflection point for EM banks’ valuations

Emerging market (EM) banks could be on the verge of outperformance due to a structural improvement in both COE and the return on that equity, according to new research from UBS. Recent falls in COE – and signs that a … Continue reading

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Argentina moves to promote private banking

Argentina wants to bring in regulations that will encourage Latin America’s private bankers to register to operate in the country. The country’s securities commission, the CNV, is proposing to create a new financial classification of ‘global investment adviser agent’ (agente … Continue reading

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Peña presses on as Paraguay outperforms

This year Paraguay is marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of its most famous writers, Augusto Roa Bastos, who once described his landlocked country as: “An island surrounded by land”. The small Latin American country, with a … Continue reading

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Paraguay to focus on trade at IDB

Paraguay’s minister of finance, Santiago Peña, says that he expects the recent shift to the right in the politics of Mercosur’s two largest member countries to lead the organization to refocus on its economic mission at the expense of broader … Continue reading

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Mexico to bear the brunt of Trump

The news of Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 US election has focused investors’ attention on the implications for Mexico. However, there many other regional implications – particularly for the economies of central America – that will play out over … Continue reading

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