Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Japan-based Nidec’s $1.1 billion purchase of US-based Whirlpool’s Brazil unit Embraco was one of the top announced deals in Latin America during the first half. (Photo: Embraco)
Announced mergers and acquisitions fall 24% in Brazil.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
Announced mergers and acquisitions in Latin America declined 13 percent in the first half, despite the Fibria-Suzano deal in Brazil, according to Thomson Reuters.
By comparison, M&A activity grew 1.4 percent in Latin America in the first half of 2017, with Brazil M&As soaring 212 percent.
All in all, there were 558 announced deals in Latin America during the first six months, worth a combined ...
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