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 compiled by Bloomberg through today. Banco BTG Pactual is the other Brazilian bank who boostingContinue reading “Itau BBA leads M&A deals in Brazil. Rothschilds pushed back to 2nd place”

Brazilians discover art investment

Brazilians are getting more sophisticated in asset allocation. Different alternative investments raise as a novelty and art investment may be the intangible of intangibles .. but why not add it to the list? I love art and the idea of combining it with investment sounds good to me but I am learning about it and I’d like to shareContinue reading “Brazilians discover art investment”

Latest on Clean Energy: China and Brazil raise investment as developed countries retreat

After a sharp rise in 2010, cut in European incentives made new investment in renewable energy drop in 1 quarter of 2011 (1Q2011) to the lowest in a first quarter since 2009, according to  the London-based researcher, Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Comparing to the 4Q2010, investments in 1Q2011 fell 34%. Brazil and China are exceptions: new investmentContinue reading “Latest on Clean Energy: China and Brazil raise investment as developed countries retreat”

Bradesco BBI to Boost Staff as Equity, Debt, M&A Rise – Bloomberg

Banco Bradesco BBI SA, Brazil’s third-largest debt underwriter, plans to increase staff by 20 percent next year as growth in Latin America’s largest economy fuels deals in capital markets and acquisitions. via Bradesco BBI to Boost Staff as Equity, Debt, M&A Rise – Bloomberg.

Global M&A Market Set to Grow in 2011, Goldman’s Dibelius Says – Bloomberg

The global market for mergers and acquisitions may have “relatively strong” growth next year as corporate earnings recover, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s German head said. “We expect the global M&A transactions volume to grow 10 percent to 15 percent in the mid-term,” Alexander Dibelius, Goldman Sachs’s head of operations in Germany and Austria as well as RussiaContinue reading “Global M&A Market Set to Grow in 2011, Goldman’s Dibelius Says – Bloomberg”