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State reform and the privatization of a Brazilian champion: the case of Vale

Privatization is a controversial subject in Brazil. It has been so for a while. After the Petrobras scandals, the interest of the public role in the economy remains active. Vale is an historical case. Privatized in 1997, the company has evolved … Continue reading

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Brazilian biggest companies in the Forbes list

Forbes list of the world’s biggest companies uses an equal weighting of sales, profits, assets and market value to rank companies according to size. 33 Brazilian companies are in the ranking. Energy makes number one among them with Petrobras (oil, gas … Continue reading

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Brazilglobal Member Is Now Writing For Forbes

Dear readers, I am back!  After deserved and deeply enjoyed summer break from brazilglobal.net this fellow blogger is back with news: I am now writing for Forbes. Check it out at: blogs.forbes/com/ricardogeromel This year has been very intense and here I share … Continue reading

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Deutsche Bank on Brazilian M&A activity

Deutsche Bank bankers recently gave a briefing on the Brazilian cross-border  M&A market to the Financial Women’s Association of New York. Joel Roberto’s analysis pin points key facts both in the stock market and M&A deals activity. Patti Domm’s  article about … Continue reading

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How would you like Dilma, Mategna and PT to run Vale?

Rumors that Brazilian federal government aims to replace Roger Agnelli, Vale’s CEO, have been surrounding the market for a long time. Yesterday, minister Guido Mantega, representing the Federal government as one large shareholder, officially requested Bradesco, another large shareholder, the … Continue reading

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Lula in Guinea Conakry to support Vale

Lula was in Conakry, capital of Guinea last Tuesday (22/02/2011). The charismatic and prestigious ex- Brazilian president came for a ceremony about the beginning of the works of Vale in Guinea. Vale, the largest Brazilian company and the largest exporter … Continue reading

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The New Global Challengers by BCG

The latest Boston Consulting Group report on globalization identifies 100 companies that are shaking up the established economy. These are companies based in rapidly developing countries. BCG calls them the global challengers. “A group of companies from rapidly developing economies has … Continue reading

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