Apr 9 2013 | 1:37 PM

In the following video I give my outlook for Latin America in 2013 and explain why companies, such as the great ones listed below, choose to list in the US on the NYSE.


A.F.P. Provida S.A. ADS

 Adecoagro S.A.

 America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. ADS

 Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Cl A

 Banco Bradesco S/A ADS

 Banco de Chile ADS

 Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior S.A.

 Banco Macro S.A. ADS

 Banco Santander (Brasil) S/A ADS

 Banco Santander-Chile ADS

 BanColombia S.A. ADS

 BBVA Banco Frances S.A. ADS

 BrasilAgro-Companhia Brasileira de Propriedades Agricolas

 Braskem S/A ADS...

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Apr 3 2013 | 7:33 AM
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English: de:Bild:Brasilien_topo.jpg (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

It is no secret that Brazil represents an exciting investment opportunity, expected to rebound after a difficult two years during which according to the World Bank, "[the] economy slowed significantly...The GDP growth of 7.5%, decelerated to 2.7% in 2011 and came to 0.9% in 2012. Industrial output and...

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Mar 22 2013 | 10:49 AM
Rio Cable Car

Latin America Rising: Rio Cable Car (Photo credit: @Doug88888)

Hola! I have just returned from a trip to Peru and Colombia and I was blown away by the rate at which both are developing.

I am excited about what’s ahead for the region and look forward to connecting with those that attend the Latin American Cities Conference in Rio on April 11. The event is hosted by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas in partnership with Rio Negocios and will have NYSE Euronext’s very own Scott Cutler,...

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Dec 13 2012 | 10:00 AM

Latin America is poised for strong economic growth next year, according to the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. In a recent report, the organization forecast growth projection for Latin America and the Caribbean at 3.8 percent, up from 3.1 percent in 2012.

On trips south, I see the energy in the streets, in bustling restaurants and in boardrooms. I recently met with a journalist from Brasil Economico to talk about shares from Latin America. The demand from American investors for shares of companies from region has been increasing. In 2012, there were five new listings from Latin America in our markets, the best performance in five years.

One example is Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (Santander Mexico), a leading financial services holding company in Mexico. It opened for trading in September on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “BSMX” after an initial public offering of its American depositary shares....

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