Local Funds Help to Sustain Latin American Private Equity
With slow growth and capital outflows buffeting the region, regional pension funds are supporting an industry focusing more on midmarket deals.
March 18, 2016
Copper’s Decline Deals a Blow to Chile’s Economy, and Bachelet
A slump in commodity earnings has slashed the country’s once-rapid growth rate and hit the peso, forcing the president to scale back her economic and social reforms.
March 7, 2016
The Hidden Correlations Lurking in Emerging Markets
Investing in the underlying causes of current distress in emerging markets can help give clues as to possible recovery patterns.
November 28, 2015
Latin American Currencies Hit Downward Spiral
Falling commodities prices, slowing growth and the prospect of a Fed rate hike mean a bleak outlook for currencies south of the U.S. border.
September 10, 2015
3 Firms Top 2015 Latin America Research Team Roster
With economic growth slowing and commodities prices falling, it’s getting harder to find viable investment ideas in the region — but these analysts can help.
Thomas W Johnson
August 4, 2015
Rising Latin American Corporate Debt Brings Risks, Opportunities
The boom in issuance leaves some companies throughout the region vulnerable to currency depreciation, whereas others gain from it.
April 29, 2015
Commodities Bust Leaves Latin America with a Hangover
Lower prices for oil, metals and farm products means much slower growth for countries from Brazil to Mexico, putting pressure on policymakers to find new sources of economic expansion.
February 26, 2015
Daily Agenda: Chile and Peru Cut Rates
Sanctions increased against Russian companies; U.S. retail sales data released today; Chinese shadow bank acknowledges losses.
September 12, 2014
J.P. Morgan’s Pedro Martins Jr. Talks Growth
Latin America’s leading research director shares his views on the region’s prospects.
Thomas W Johnson
August 5, 2014
Chile’s Bachelet Pushes Pension Reform, Threatening Private Funds
President Michelle Bachelet’s proposal for a state-run pension fund would alter a cornerstone of Chile’s modern economy and pose a challenge to private fund managers.
June 27, 2014