Tag Archives: Infrastructure

Brazil announces record investment during G-20 summit

Brazil announced during the G-20 summit that the country will invest  U.S. $ 906.5 billion in structural reforms and infrastructure. It is clear that Brazil needs to overcome its bottlenecks in logistics and to reduce manufacturing costs. Industry competitiveness in … Continue reading

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Are Brazilian airports ready to meet air passenger demand in next World Cup?

Airports in Brazil have been a bottle neck for some time. In 2007, the country saw its first “apagao aereo”, an air blackout of gigantic proportions.  With the Olympic games in 2012 and the World Cup in 2014, airports become even more … Continue reading

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Private equity fund invests in grain terminal in Santos, Sao Paulo

Investment in Brazilian infrastructure  is attractive for private equity investors. With the domestic economy growing, ports become a strategic part in the trade equation. Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd. (“Darby”), the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, announced that the Brazil … Continue reading

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