Asking questions about Brazil IT

Intelligence and information holds the future? What do Brazilian IT executives think? While I have been in Rio researching about internationalization, I read this interesting survey from IT Decisions that I’d like to share. They raise pertinent points regarding strategic aspects. The survey asks: Should some IT companies be retained under Brazilian ownership? Should the governmentContinue reading “Asking questions about Brazil IT”

Brazilian IT companies: open for business in Barcelona

Brazilian IT companies are in Barcelona today, promoting business in the Forrester IT Forum EMEA 2011.  Presenting under the brand Brazil IT +, which represents the Brazilian software industry and IT services abroad, participating companies will have direct access to business opportunities and will have a collective stand and supported the dissemination of their materials toContinue reading “Brazilian IT companies: open for business in Barcelona”

Brazilian IT companies go to trade show in California

  Brazilian companies that develop IT solutions for the energy industry are now in San Diego, California participating in the 21st edition of DistribuTECH. The trade mission is coordinated by  the Program for Promotion of Brazilian Software Excellence (Softex), coordinated by Sociedade Softex. “This is a field that matters to Brazil, since the United StatesContinue reading “Brazilian IT companies go to trade show in California”

Global IT Forum to take place in Brazil: June 8 -10

The Brasscom Global IT Forum, one of the largest IT industry forums in Latin America, will be hosting more than 50 global enterprise leaders, analysts and investors on June 8 – June 10 in the Brazilian cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. It will showcase Brazil’s IT infrastructure and how the nation has emerged as a prime locale for offshore IT andContinue reading “Global IT Forum to take place in Brazil: June 8 -10”

French Apax Partners comes to the tropics

Brazilian IT company  TIVIT announced that French private equity company Apax Partners acquired 54% of the company’s shares. The total acquisition price for the equity stake will be approximately $890 m, amounting to an EV of $ 945 m. According to Luiz Azevedo, analyst of Bradesco Corretora, the price paid for the stake was R$18.1,Continue reading “French Apax Partners comes to the tropics”