July 13 (Bloomberg) — Itau Unibanco Holding SA overtook Citigroup Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in Brazilian bond underwriting, leading a push by local banks to grab market share from international banks hurt by the global financial crisis. Itau, the country’s largest bank by market value, jumped four spots this year to become theContinue reading “Itau Surpasses Goldman Sachs in Brazilian Bond Underwriting”
HSBC will publish a special research report, focusing on global insights into the future of Brazil. The report is due at the end of July 2010. Revealing the global business community’s thoughts on expected trends in international investment and trade with and in Brazil, it will cover three areas: Talent and Education, Innovation and Brazil Goes Global. Aiming toContinue reading “The future of Brazil, HSBC special report coming soon”
HSBC promoted China in 2008 and India in 2009. Now it is Brazil turn. On a year-long ‘tour’ across key markets, high-profile briefings will draw together Brazil ‘champions’, industry pioneers from a range of sectors, and senior-level policy-makers to examine Brazil’s investment opportunities over the next five years and identify the obstacles to be overcome.
This article highlights the role of Brazilian multinational firms in global transactions. An acquisition in aluminium Vale of the trolls May 6th 2010 From The Economist print edition A deal with Norway marks a change of course for a Brazilian mining giant NOTEWORTHY encounters between Brazil and Norway are rare. Norwegians could point to theirContinue reading “Brazilian Multinational Vale deal with Norway”
As an American and a Westerner, I was interested by this book review by a high ranking economist at HSBC (a bank with heavy emerging market exposure), who argues that the rise of emerging markets are a risk to the West; this is the opposite of Fareed Zakaria’s take in his previous book, The PostContinue reading “Worry about Emerging Markets?”