Brazil, Colombia: Good M&A Outlook

Brazil continues to dominate M&As in Latin America and experts see the trend continuing this year. Here business hub Sao Paulo. (Photo: Government of State of Sao Paulo).

Antonio Del Pino, Global Co-Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Latin America Practice and Luis Rubio Barnetche, executive partner in Holland & Knight's Mexico City office. (Latinvex collage)

Updated 2/6/2020

But reduced interest in Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Peru.


Brazil and Colombia are the countries seen as having the best outlook for mergers and acquisitions this year, experts say.

“We have been seeing a tremendous amount of interest from clients in Brazil and Colombia over the last several months and expect that those two jurisdictions in particular will continue to be active in 2020,” says Antonio Del Pino, Global Co-Chair of the Latin America Practice at Latham & Watkins.

However, Mexico faces uncertainty, while Argentina likely will suffer a downturn.

“In Mexico, investors have been increasingly wary as ...

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