Latin America: M&As Decline 15%

Boeing's merger with Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer became the second-largest announced deal in Brazil this year. Here the Embraer E175. (Photo: Embraer)

Announced mergers and acquisitions fall 22% in Brazil.


Announced mergers and acquisitions in Latin America declined 14.8 percent in the first nine months this year, according to Thomson Reuters.

By comparison, M&A activity fell 6.3 percent in Latin America in the first nine months of 2017, with Brazil M&As jumped 29.3 percent.

All in all, there were 866 announced deals in Latin America during the first nine months, worth a combined...

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