Latin America: M&As Drop 46%

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. His distributor Moy Park will continue to be owned by a Brazilian company, but now it will likely be JBS, not Marfrig. (Photo: Scandic Hotels).

M&As jump 76 percent in Mexico, fall 41 percent in Brazil.


The value of announced mergers and acquisitions in Latin America during the first half of the year dropped by 46 percent to $33.3 billion, according to new data from Thomson Reuters.

The planned sales of Pacific Rubiales, Vitro’s glass unit and Moy Park as well as the completed sale of Aguas de Antofagasta were among the top 10 announced M&As in the region.

While the value of announced deals fell 40.7 percent in Brazil to ...

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Keywords: Aguas de Antofagasta, Alfa, AT&T, British American Tobacco, Chile, Colombia, EPM, Harbour Energy, JBS, Marfrig, Mexico, Moy Park, Owens-Illinois, Pacific Rubiales, Souza Cruz, Vitro


Latin America’s Top Ten M&As (1H 2015)

Brazil’s Top Ten M&As (1H 2015)

Latin America’s M&As (1H 2015): By Countries and Regions

Latin America’s Top 20 Legal M&A Advisors (1H 2015)

Brazil Top 25 Legal M&A Advisors (1H 2015)

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