Publish in Special Reports - Monday, October 3, 2016
China-based State Grid’s $7.7 billion purchase of Brazilian electricity giant CPFL became Latin America’s largest deal during the first nine months this year, according to new Thomson Reuters data. (Photo: CPFL)
Mergers and acquisitions make strong comeback in Brazil.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
The value of announced mergers and acquisitions in both Brazil and Latin America as a whole jumped 60 percent during the first nine months of the year, according to Thomson Reuters.
The Brazil figures mark a strong return for the South America country, which had suffered from a slowdown in recent years.
Meanwhile, Mexico saw a decline of ...
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