Category Archives: Investment

Business opportunities between Brazil and Slovenia

As Brazil stands as one of the top growing markets, new business partners appear. I recently met with some Slovenian companies interested in exploring Brazil and was surprised to find out what this small country has to offer. Slovenia is per capita the … Continue reading

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Brazilian biggest companies in the Forbes list

Forbes list of the world’s biggest companies uses an equal weighting of sales, profits, assets and market value to rank companies according to size. 33 Brazilian companies are in the ranking. Energy makes number one among them with Petrobras (oil, gas … Continue reading

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In Geneve, worries about Brazilian protectionism

Entrepreneurs gathered in World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters in Geneve showed concern about the direction of Brazilian trade policy. # 1 “protected” economy among G-20 According to the  International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), most G-20 countries – which gathers both the … Continue reading

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How are Brazilian IT companies doing at CeBIT?

First news are promising. In less than five hours at the German show, STA Holding, a Sao Paulo based IT company, closed a deal worth U.S. $ 250,000 with the Spanish BTG. The product STA sold a solution called Sales Administration Tool … Continue reading

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L’Oréal’s lab in Rio

L’Oréal will invest 70 million reais in a research and innovation facility on the island of Bom Jesus, in Rio de Janeiro. Emerging markets focus The laboratory will intensify the development of products adapted to the Brazilian and Latin American markets. … Continue reading

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Itau BBA leads M&A deals in Brazil. Rothschilds pushed back to 2nd place

Brazilian investment bank Itau BBA pushes Rothschild from the No. 1 spot among advisers on Brazilian mergers and acquisitions. Itau BBA supplanted other heavy international competition such as Citigroup and Credit Suisse. Itau BBA accounted for 27 deals totaling $35.4 billion, according to data … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Oil Boom

from The Economist, 5 November Filling up the future Its remarkable offshore oil bonanza could do Brazil a lot of good. But getting the most out of it will not be easy Nov 5th 2011 GEOLOGICAL structures of vast antiquity … Continue reading

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