Tag Archives: M&A

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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Brazilian law firms surge on M&A boom

As M&A deals abound, legal advisory in Brazil gain steam. This is what shows a recent survey by Thomson Reuters. Fees and talent are on the rise. Take a look. Reuters:  Law firms had a 2.7 % rise in advisory … Continue reading

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Carrefour merging in Brazil?

Two recent news about Carrefour’s operations in Brazil. A possible merger with Grupo Pão de Açucar and the deal with Itau Unibanco, which bought 49% of the French retailer’s bank. According to Dow Jones in Paris, Carrefour SA may seek … Continue reading

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A foreign impression on Brazilian attitude about upfront fee

When doing cross culture business, some things become very important. Fees are one of them. The modus operandi in each culture varies substantially. The question of upfront fees can become an issue that will interfere in the deal itself. If things are … Continue reading

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French multinational Rexel acquires Brazil’s Nortel Suprimentos Industriais SA | Invest in Brazil

From Invest in Brazil: French multinational firm Rexel has acquired Brazil’s Nortel Suprimentos Industriais SA, a key player in the distribution of electrical and industrial equipment in Brazil. Rexel is a global leader in the distribution of electrical supplies. The … Continue reading

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Brazil is a promising new frontier for Canadian dealmakers, says PwC report

Opportunities in Brazil for Canadians. That is what brings us the PwC new report.  A number of emerging deal drivers suggest that transacting with Brazil will be a promising new frontier for Canadian dealmakers.   “The time is right for … Continue reading

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