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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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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Could Portugal be a gateway to Europe for Brazilian companies?

Jokes apart, Brazil and Portugal have a lot in common. Same language, and a cultural heritage are key elements in construction a business relationship.  Portugal could play a strategic part in the expansion of Brazilian companies, specially in Europe. Portuguese … Continue reading

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French Apax Partners comes to the tropics

Brazilian IT company  TIVIT announced that French private equity company Apax Partners acquired 54% of the company’s shares. The total acquisition price for the equity stake will be approximately $890 m, amounting to an EV of $ 945 m. According … Continue reading

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