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 transactions were announced, an annual growth of 37,5%. Size of the market jumped to U.SContinue reading “Brazil 2010 M&A hits new record”

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”