In his first interview as new CFO of Embraer, Paulo Penido Marques says the company is well placed to diversify and grow with its current balance sheet – but he is tempted by the rates on offer in the international debt capital market to pre-fund some 2012 capex.
Primary issuance in Latin American DCM is enjoying unprecedented liquidity, supply and deal volumes.
A dynamic economy is transforming the country.
Brazil, Colombia and Chile receive their highest ever scores in Euromoney’s Country Risk survey, benefiting from improved macroeconomic policies and the region’s robust economic growth.
As of late February Brazil was yet to see its first IPO of 2012, leading ECM bankers to ponder what was needed to get an issuer successfully to market.
Local firms are making the most of the purge of bad debts from the system and the opportunities that efforts to indiginize the oil industry offer.
All economic indicators suggest the country is a global growth market.
Some have called the markets’ punishment of Portugal unfair – after all, it has kept up its side of the bargain with the troika – but NPLs continue to dog the banks.
By piling up the burden on banks, regulators have started a shrinking of the banking industry that they can no longer control and that markets are accelerating.
The market for funding Europe’s banks is becoming ever more dysfunctional.
It’s been a good start to the year for Asian debt capital markets.
Facebook’s pending multi-billion dollar IPO is raising the spectre of a new tech bubble.
Nigerian banks say that financing essential upgrades in mobile-telephone infrastructure will be one area driving local loan growth during the next 12 months.
Hakan Binbasgil, chief executive of Akbank, had a busy start to his new job.