Recent large-scale Chinese acquisitions and consortium agreements in the LatAm financial and energy sectors indicate the People’s Republic’s continuing interest in the region’s resources.
If Petrobras is considering an equity transaction in 2014, the implosion of Eike Batista’s OGX group this year won’t be helpful for investors’ perceptions of the risk of Brazil’s oil exploration and production industry.
When Brazil’s national oil and gas champion raised $70 billion from a capital increase in 2010, it was trumpeted as a once-in-a-decade event.
Investment banks have taken heart from more buoyant equity capital markets, but they are probably putting too much store by potential blockbuster deals such as an Alibaba IPO.
Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld’s head must be spinning.
Bankers discuss the progress made so far and the potential for Turkey to become a vibrant financial services hub.
At its Third Plenum, the Communist Party communicated its commitment to economic change.
Europe’s leaders are desperate to kick-start lending to the small and medium-sized businesses that are crucial to the continent’s economic recovery and see asset-backed securities as the key.
A long, debilitating battle over the position of its chairman has led to much soul-searching and investigation at Ecobank, one of Africa’s leading banks.
In November, the European Central Bank published the findings of its latest survey of SMEs in the euro area.
Europe’s policymakers hope a new programme to facilitate securitization will help set free lending to small and medium-sized enterprises.
From the archive: in June 1996, with some prescience, then Euromoney reporter Felix Salmon investigated how far the net, or "internet protocols" would shake up banking.
With resurging local interest and new catalysts for foreign investment, prospects are finally looking up for Gulf stock exchanges.
Verizon’s $49 billion bond deal rewrote the corporate finance record books.
The telecoms company’s $130 billion acquisition deal has both M&A and debt bankers salivating at the prospects for more jumbo takeovers.