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“Brazil, the rising star” on CBS 60 minutes show

The American tv network CBS produced last December a special report about Brazil for the 60 minutes show. It is a fair Brazil 101 with interviews of Eike Batista, CEO of the holding EBX International and #1 fortune in the country and … Continue reading

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Shell + Cosan = Raizen

  Energy giant  Royal Dutch Shell and Cosan, the largest ethanol producer, are now united under the brand Raizen. In January the European Commission gave its blessing to the deal. The company starts with assets of $ 20 billion and estimated revenue … Continue reading

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Please welcome: EBX International, the latest Brazilian multinational

The Rio based EBX Group is planning to strengthen its presence outside Brazil and announced the openning of an office in New York to host EBX International. According to Eike Batista, chairman of the group: “with the creation of EBX and … Continue reading

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Brazil 2010 M&A hits new record

Brazil is increasingly a participant in the mergers and acquisitions market. Along with China, the Latin American country led the emerging world to account for one-third of the global industry. According to a survey by Thomson Reuters, in 2010, 693 … Continue reading

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Where do you see Brazil in 10 years?

Mark Mobius answers this question in a blog post. Can you comment on Brazil? Where do you see Brazil 10 years from now? – James, United States Brazil is a key producer and exporter of commodities. Strong commodity prices associated … Continue reading

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