Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, January 8, 2014
The sale of Repsol's LNG assets in Peru became Latin America's third-largest announced M&A deal last year. (Photo: PeruLNG)
Latin America’s top 100 mergers and acquisitions in 2013.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
The value of M&As in Peru last year jumped 200 percent and doubled in Panama and Guatemala.
Those results helped offset an overall decline in announced M&As in Latin America last year, according to Thomson Reuters data analyzed by Latinvex.
The $15.7 billion merger of Portugal Telecom with Oi, Brazil’s largest telephone company, became the largest deal in Latin America last year, followed by the $4.9 billion purchase of Spain-based Repsol’s Peru natural gas unit by Netherlands-based Royal Dutch Shell, according to the ranking of the region’s Top 100 M&As from Thomson Reuters and Latinvex.
All in all, announced Latin American M&A value fell 12.5 percent to ...
Keywords: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
Latin America’s Top 100 M&As (2013): The Ranking