Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Brazilian real estate company Moura Dubeux raised $289 million through an initial public offer last month, one of four Brazilian companies that have held IPOs so far this year. (Photo: B3)
Mike Fitzgerald, Paul Hastings; Grenfel Calheiros, Todd Crider and Juan Mendez, Simpson Thacher and Guillermo Uribe, Holland & Knight. (Latinvex collage)
Latinvex asks experts on outlook for LatAm capital markets this year.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
Brazil is expected to shine, while Mexico will continue to lag, when it comes to capital markets this year, experts say. Meanwhile, Argentina will see all eyes on the restructuring of debt.
“Most observers believe that Brazil will be the shining star in the constellation of Latin American capital markets,” says Mike Fitzgerald, chairman of the Latin America practice at Paul Hastings. “The outlook for Brazil related IPOs is particularly bright.”
While Brazil will drive growth, there should also be some activity in Colombia, Mexico and even Argentina, resulting in an overall increase for the region.
“The volume of capital markets work in Latin America overall in 2020 ...
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