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What are Green Bonds and how are they relevant in Brazil?

Green bonds raise funds for new and existing eligible projects with environmental benefits, and offer SRI opportunities for investors and have become an effective way for issuers to communicate their Environmental, Social and Governance credentials, writes Andrew Menzies, Co-Head, Debt Capital Markets, Americas at Societe Generale.

18 Sep 2015

Interview: Ian Ramalho Guerriero, Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management, Brazil

Ian Ramalho Guerriero, Director, SEPAC, Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management, Brazil, explains how the Government of Brazil is trying to promote infrastructure projects to the private sector.

17 Sep 2015

Interview: Gustavo Bellon, Head of Capital Markets, Banco ABC Brasil

Gustavo Bellon, Head of Capital Markets, Banco ABC Brasil, discusses how Brazilian infrastructure can be turned into an investable asset class for local investors rebalancing their portfolios.

17 Sep 2015

CFO Perspective: Jose de Jesus Rodriguez, CFO at Gas Natural Mexico

With the creation of laws last year that make it easier for foreign companies to export gas to Mexico and drilling expansion in Texas sending exports skyrocketing, Mexico is currently in the midst of a gas infrastructure boom. This has also resulted in an increased appetite for long-term investment in the region’s energy infrastructure. We spoke with Jose de Jesus Rodriguez, CFO at Gas Natural…

4 Sep 2015

Interview with Emiliano Muratore, Managing Director, Head of ALM at Banco Santander Chile

Following the bank’s substantial bond issuance earlier this year, we sat down this week with one of the speakers at our forthcoming Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Chile conference, Emiliano Muratore, Managing Director, Head of ALM at Banco Santander Chile to discuss the impact of Chile’s slower-than-anticipated economic recovery on diversification in the debt market.

4 Sep 2015

CFO Perspective: Martha Rodríguez Rico, CFO at Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua

Having recently successfully completed the refinancing of Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua’s bank debt we sat down with the company’s CFO Martha Rodríguez Rico to discuss how the deal helped improve the cement specialist’s financial flexibility, and how companies can find the right balance between different debt capital instruments.

4 Sep 2015

Interview with Carlos Kawall: Getting Brazil back on the path to growth

In May this year, Carlos Kawall, Chief Economist at Banco Safra, discussed how Brazil's economy will overcome challenges in 2015 at our Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Brazil conference. In this video interview, he explains Macroeconomic shocks in 2015 and their impacts on investor sentiment.

3 Jul 2015

Interview with Wilbur Matthews: How does Brazilian credit compare to other Emerging Market debt

Wilbur Matthews, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Vaquero Global Investments LP, discusses how Brazilian credit currently compares to other Emerging Market debt and explains what he hopes to see done by regulators and the government in the short term to overcome the challenges the economy is facing today.

26 Jun 2015

Interview with Jack Deino: Infrastructure in Brazil

Jack Deino, Head of Emerging Markets Portfolio Management, Senior Portfolio Manager, Invesco, discusses the main challenges Brazilian issuers are facing in today’s market and how you can turn Brazilian infrastructure into an investable asset class.

18 Jun 2015

Pricing dynamics of Brazilian debt: How is the market pricing deals?

On the 20th May representatives from Western Asset Management (WAMCO),BTG Pactual Asset Management, Numerix, Bloomberg and Vaquero Global Investments LP, discussed how Brazilian banks are pricing deals, at this year's Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Brazil conference. Read Wilbur Matthews' (Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Vaquero Global Investments LP) summary below to find out…

18 Jun 2015

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