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Vista Oil & Gas was the first SPAC (special purpose acquisition company) to go public in Latin America and the first oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) company to list in Mexico. (Photo: Cofemer)
Latham & Watkins partner Roderick Branch advised on the Vista Oil & Gas IPO. (Photo: Latham & Watkins)
The value of Latin American IPOs jumps fourfold so far this year.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
After two years of declines, initial public offers in Latin America are seeing a comeback.
So far this year, 16 Latin American IPOs have raised $6.8 billion, more than four times as much as all of last year, when the combined value of nine IPOs reached $1.5 billion, according to Latinvex research.
And there’s still a pipeline of more than $8 billion.
Brazil accounted for ...
Keywords: Argentina, Azul, Banco de Bajio, Brazil, Carrefour, Chile, Colombia, Despegar, Gundersen Dettmer, Jose Cuervo, Latham & Watkins, Mexico, Vista Oil & Gas
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