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CFO View: Rodrigo Guzman, CFO, Mexichem - Extracting Capital from Commodities

Although Mexico’s economy is now less reliant on commodity prices than in the past, revenues from the sector do still make up a sizeable proportion of the country’s GDP. We speak to Rodrigo Guzman, CFO, Mexichem about the company’s future projects and funding opportunities for the petrochemicals sector amid the new economic realities.

12 Sep 2016

Jorge Unda, CIO, BBVA Bancomer Asset Management on the best investment opportunities in Mexico

Following the recent energy reforms as well as methods to tackle corruption, the outlook for investing in Mexico is improving. Jorge Unda, CIO at BBVA Bancomer Asset Management offers his insight into where the best investment opportunities lie.

12 Sep 2016

Green bonds set for launch at Mexico City’s new airport

Mexico City’s new airport is poised to issue green bonds to cover part of the project’s financing needs. The issuance comes after a number of other green bond issuances from Mexico, particularly from the country’s development bank. With such issuance looking set to continue, the nation’s position as a leading green bond issuer across EMs appears secure.

9 Sep 2016

Edgar Maldonado, CFO Acosta Verde - Building on Real Estate Growth

Mexico’s Real Estate Sector is on the rise. Edgar Rene Maldonado de los Reyes, Chief Financial Officer at Acosta Verde discusses what factors have enabled the sector’s growth and which external factors could cause clouds to form on the horizon.

8 Sep 2016

Ricardo Duenas Espriu, CFO, GACM - Financing Mexico's New Airport

The development of Mexico City’s new airport is well under way. The size of the project is matched by its cost, which needs to be funded through infrastructure investments that are not without their risks. We speak to Ricardo Duenas Espriu, CFO at GACM about the intricacies of the project’s funding.

5 Sep 2016

Juan Pablo Newman, CFO, Pemex - Energy Reforms Open Up New Black-Gold Rush

The energy reforms which are currently under implementation are likely to spur private investment in the oil & gas sector in the near-term. We speak with Juan Pablo Newman, CFO, Pemex, about what benefits the reforms will bring to the company, where the oil giant is looking for funding going forward and what risks could be present in the years ahead.

26 Aug 2016

Will Mexico tow the US Fed’s line?

The Mexican Central Bank, Banco de Mexico, has already surprised markets with an interest rate hike this year. With a weakening peso and looming US Federal Reserve Policy meeting in June, followed by a Banco de Mexico policy meeting shortly afterwards, there is a possibility that Mexico could again raise interest rates.

20 May 2016

Rouble, Peso differ on oil despite commodity rally

The performance of the Mexican peso has differed from that of Russia’s rouble, despite both being tied to oil prices. External factors not applicable to Russia have weighed on Mexico’s currency, but despite the weaker peso, the country still has strong underlying fundamentals.

18 May 2016

Mexico’s Sigma taps Eurobond market

The Mexican frozen food company Sigma has become the first high grade Latin American corporate to tap the international capital markets this year.

26 Apr 2016

Cemex issues cross border bond

Cemex has issued a cross border bond.

17 Mar 2016

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