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”

How currencies will affect M&A in coming years?

Recent article in the Wall Street Journal says that stronger regional currencies may drive cross-boarder M&A deals. Emerging countries will play a key role as buyers. Some Brazilian companies as Gerdau, Vale and JBS are already recognized consolidators in their industries. But this trend is just arising and many other companies should follow their stepsContinue reading “How currencies will affect M&A in coming years?”