Archive

May / June 2017

Flourishing: How fund returns are booming despite a thorny year. Plus, CAFTA v. Trump, Colombia's mining headache, playing with fire in Venezuela, Globant's acquisition outlook, Peru's PPP push and LatinFinance's 2017 asset manager scorecard

Could changing US trade policy benefit Central America?

Central America Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

The new US administration is talking tough on trade, but an end to the Trans-Pacific Partnership is already cheering Central American exporters

Martín Migoya: Globant's acquisition strategy

Argentina M&A Comment & Opinion

Globant has developed from an Argentine start up to a global tech firm with a $1.3 billion market capitalization. Chief executive Martín Migoya sets out the company's acq...

Eduardo Costantini's bright view on Argentina

Argentina Funds Interviews

He invested in real estate and equities before it was fashionable. Now, one of the wealthiest businessmen in Argentina sees a bright future for the economy.

High potential, high barriers ahead for Central American growth

Panama Central America Costa Rica

Compared with much of Latin America, the Central American economies show healthy growth. Can they overcome political and social issues – and the Trump administration – to...

Knossos' bold Venezuela bet

Venezuela Funds Special Reports

As Venezuela grapples with low oil prices, economic obligations and political chaos, one hedge fund has bet with the government—until now

Interview: ProInversión's bold infrastructure plan for Peru

Peru Project & Infrastructure Finance

Peru's investment promotion agency plans to increase cash coming into public-private partnerships by an order of magnitude in the coming years. ProInversión's executive d...

Mining projects face fresh opposition in Colombia

Colombia M&A Funds

Colombia's government believes copper and gold mining can kick-start GDP growth. But voters are not so keen on the idea

BlackRock's Axel Christensen on NAFTA 2.0, Argentine debt and his contrarian pick for 2017

Brazil Funds Interviews

Trade tensions between Mexico and the US and the continued strong run of Brazilian equities are forcing asset managers to examine their regional strategies. BlackRock’s c...

Bond fund returns bloom in a volatile year for LatAm

Bonds Funds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Earnings for bond investors in Latin America have burst into life. The most impressive managers were those who were unafraid to pursue portfolio growth in the thorniest o...

Investors bet on banks amid equity rebound

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil Chile

Equity fund flows are soaring, reversing years of exits from the asset class, yet risks still linger in Latin American stocks. The best investors are picking carefully