Corruption, not politics, threatens LatAm M&A activity, agree panellists

Presidential elections in some of Latin America’s biggest economies this year may help rather than hinder the region’s already promising M&A market, but corruption concerns continue to dampen its potential, agreed panellists speaking at Latin Lawyer’s 8th annual M&A conference held yesterday in Mexico City.

Corruption, not politics, threatens LatAm M&A activity, agree panellists Jaime Martinez-Negrete, Diego Suarez and Lorenzo Massart , Lindsay Lauckner

Brazil, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay and Venezuela all have presidential elections in 2018, but a panel of bankers and private equity investors were bullish about M&A prospects and suggested political uncertainty may even bolster the market.

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