Banks Tackle Drought-Related Loan Default with New Risk Model
UBS and eight fellow banks are working with the U.N. and the German government to measure drought exposure in their lending portfolios.
June 27, 2016
Brazil’s Fund Managers Have Seen the Future, and It’s Abroad
Facing a sluggish economy and weak markets at home, Brazil’s asset managers are looking to expand in Latin America and beyond in search of growth.
July 1, 2014
Brazil’s Investment Banks Seek to Break into the Mexican Market
BTG Pactual and Itaú BBA open Mexico City offices as part of their pan–Latin American expansion but face entrenched rivals with deep pockets.
May 1, 2014
Rio Challenges São Paulo as Brazilian Business Center
Oil, hedge funds and the Olympics are helping “marvelous city” emerge from long shadow of nation’s capital.
March 14, 2012
HSBC To Sell Consumer Finance Unit In Brazil
HSBC Holdings, the biggest banking and financial services organizations in the world, is planning to sell its consumer finance unit in Brazil as the U.K. group to sharpen returns and cut costs.
October 27, 2011
BM&F Seeks Depositary For BDR Program
BM&FBOVESPA has started the seventh selection process for a depositary institution allowed to issue unsponsored level I Brazilian depositary receipts.
August 22, 2011
BM&F Picks Bradesco As Depositary Institution
BM&FBOVESPA has chosen Bradesco as the selection process for depositary institutions authorized to seek registration for trading 10 unsponsored level I Brazilian depositary receipt programs.
August 15, 2011
Itaú-Unibanco Chair To Set Up $1B Fund
Pedro Salles, Chairman of Itaú-Unibanco, is creating a $1 billion private investment fund.
August 9, 2011
Itau Unibanco Inks Chile Wealth Mgmt Deal
Brazil private sector bank Itau Unibanco has entered an agreement with Chile’s Munita, Cruzat & Claro to form a joint venture.
August 2, 2011
BM&F To Offer U.S. Cos Depositary Receipts
BM&FBovespa will start offering depositary receipts in Nike, Coca-Cola, Chevron and seven other U.S. companies.
July 20, 2011