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South Africa’s AECI announces investment plan in Brazil

South Africa’s AECI is looking to spend up to 1 billion rand ($148 million) on acquisitions of chemical companies in Brazil. AECI is a maker of industrials chemicals and explosives for  the mining and manufacturing sectors. The Group has completed … Continue reading

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Time to cool down? Is Brazilian economy overheated?

One starts to wonder if it Brazilian economy is overheated. The Economist for one, came with an article – Too Hot  (2/6/11)  Latin America’s biggest economy is more fragile than it appears. The Economist point is mainly this: the Brazilian government has a big … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Another fund to invest in Brazil. This time it is Allianz’s

Allianz Group, one of the leading global services providers in insurance and asset management, announced a new fund  to be invested in its majority towards Brazil, and nearly one third of the fund may be invested in other Latin American and international … Continue reading

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Global Policymakers to Attend Conference of Montreal – June 7 to 10, 2010

16th edition of the International Economic Forum of the Americas – The 2010 Conference of Montreal –  to include International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization and White House Officials. Themed “Innovating to Succeed in a New Global Market,” the Forum will bring … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia, Qatar and South Korea. Should they outperform the BRICs?

BlackRock Emerging Markets co-manager Dan Tubbs thinks so.  In an interview to London based CITYWIRE, he says ” investors may be missing a trick in failing to look further than the big four in emerging markets.  Spotting undiscovered markets is … Continue reading

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Billionaire investor Sam Zell to invest in Brazilian real estate

May 20 (Bloomberg) — Billionaire investor Sam Zell’s Equity International is seeking to raise about $500 million to step up investment in Brazilian real estate, betting interest rate increases will fail to stem demand as the economy grows at the … Continue reading

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