Mexico reforms should boost M&As, while Brazil outlook remains uncertain.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
Latin America’s mergers and acquisitions this year will be driven by Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru, experts say.
“We expect Chile, Colombia and Peru to continue to be very strong,” says Paul Schnell, Chair of the Latin America practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, which has been a leader in legal M&A advice in the region for many years. “We also think there will be a good level of M&A activity in Mexico. Prospects for Brazil are more challenging although it continues to be a very large, exciting M&A market. Countries like Argentina still face a tough economic and M&A environment.”
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