Latin America IPO’s Show Steep Decline

Grupo Aval led the way in Latin American IPOs last year. Here the Grupo Aval-owned Banco de Bogota tower in Colombia's capital. (Photo: Pedro Felipe)

The value of Latin America IPOs fell fivefold last year.

BY JOACHIM BAMRUD

The total value of Latin America IPOs only reached $3.4 billion last year, a dramatic fall from the $16.3 billion raised in 2013, according to a Latinvex analysis.

“Market conditions and the slow pace of political reform dampened investor enthusiasm for Brazilian equity, and the pace of IPOs all but ground to a halt in 2014,” says J. Allen Miller, Co-Head of the Latin America Practice at Chadbourne & Parke.

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Keywords: Brazil, Chadbourne & Parke, Colombia, Mexico, Paul Hastings

THE DATA

Latin America IPOs (2014): The Ranking

Latin America IPOs: The Pipeline (With Value)

Latin America IPOs: The Pipeline (Without Value)