Itau Surpasses Goldman Sachs in Brazilian Bond Underwriting

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”

Brazilians acquisitions abroad top Multinationals buying in Brazil, says Estadão

The good shape of Brazilian companies turned them into buyers globally. This year, the balance of acquisitions is positive to Brazil.  Favored by a strong currency they are going shopping everywhere in the world. But it is not all. Most important is to notice that the Brazilian entrepreneur have manage to go out of the shell ofContinue reading “Brazilians acquisitions abroad top Multinationals buying in Brazil, says Estadão”

Newsweek: Americans should learn Portuguese

International press has been paying more attention to Brazil. Newsweek’s latest edition has an article about how Brazilian companies are becoming more international. Banco do Brasil, Marfrig, JBS-Friboi and Petrobras are among Brazilian companies expanding abroad. Bottom line: Americans should learn Portuguese.  We have talked about Brazilian banks “going shopping” abroad in the past. BanksContinue reading “Newsweek: Americans should learn Portuguese”