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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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Investing in Brazilian Healthcare is theme of event in New York

 Infocast will premiere their Investing in Brazilian Healthcare Summit from November 15 – 16, 2011 at the Concierge Conference Center in New York, NY. The summit promises an in-depth examination of the most active and lucrative healthcare sectors in Brazil, including … Continue reading

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How would you like Dilma, Mategna and PT to run Vale?

Rumors that Brazilian federal government aims to replace Roger Agnelli, Vale’s CEO, have been surrounding the market for a long time. Yesterday, minister Guido Mantega, representing the Federal government as one large shareholder, officially requested Bradesco, another large shareholder, the … Continue reading

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The “Petrobras hidden tax ”

“I believe in a certain period of the history of Brazil there will be direct elections for Petrobras’ president, and this person will nominate the president of the republic.” This speech was how Lula expressed his hopes about Petrobras right after the discovery … Continue reading

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Brazil’s New President – Coming Down to Earth

Brazil’s New President – Coming Down to Earth For a variety of reasons outlined by The Economist, liquidity looks set to continue to flow towards Brazil. “She has said she wants real interest rates, currently higher than those in any … Continue reading

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Lula in Guinea Conakry to support Vale

Lula was in Conakry, capital of Guinea last Tuesday (22/02/2011). The charismatic and prestigious ex- Brazilian president came for a ceremony about the beginning of the works of Vale in Guinea. Vale, the largest Brazilian company and the largest exporter … Continue reading

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BNDES needs greater transparency?

The Economist has a piece on BNDES, advocating greater transparency, and noting the influence of the organization. EIKE BATISTA, Brazil’s richest man, calls BNDES, the country’s state-owned development bank, “the best bank in the world”. But a former BNDES chairman, … Continue reading

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