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Kroton's $1.6 billion bid for Estacio became the fifth-largest announced M&A in Latin America in the first half. Here a class at Estacio's Santo Amaro campus in Sao Paulo. (Photo: Estacio)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
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Latin America M&As Jump 77%


Mergers and acquisitions jump 600 percent in Chile.

BY LATINVEX STAFF

The value of announced mergers and acquisitions in Latin America jumped 77 percent during the first half of the year, according to Thomson Reuters.

That was twice the growth among emerging markets overall. It also contrasts with a 19 percent decline worldwide and a 20 percent fall in the United States.

Meanwhile, the number of announced deals fell from 644 in the first half last year to 536 in the same period this year.

In Brazil, which suffered from major decreases in recent years, announced M&As jumped ....

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Keywords: Anglo American, Brazil, Brookfield, Canada, Carso, Chile, China, Colombia, CMOC, Electra, Endesa, Enersis, Estacio, FCC, Isagen, Kroton, Mexico

THE NUMBERS

Latin America’s Top Ten M&As (1H 2016)

Brazil's Top Ten M&As (1H 2016)

Latin America’s Top 25 Legal M&A Advisors (1H 2016) 

Latin America’s Legal M&A Advisors (1H 2016): Growth Leaders 

 

 


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