Looking ahead

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom partner Filipe Areno and counsel Hilel Pohulanik consider how the region’s political and economic outlook will influence deal activity.

Looking ahead Filipe Areno and Hilel Pohulanik

There are long-term ­reasons to be optimistic about deal activity levels in Latin America. The region is in a cycle of economic recovery, stemming from higher commodity prices worldwide, stronger US growth and the end of the recession in Brazil (and possibly in Argentina, if the government is able to successfully navigate the current crisis). In the immediate future, however, the main challenges could come from a tightening of financial market conditions caused by faster-­than-expected rate hikes and trade protectionism in the US, and an economic slowdown in China. In addition, political instability in Latin America, coupled with the effects of the ongoing corruption scandals in the region, could lead to temporary confidence shocks and delays in investments.

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer Live Capital Markets

Events

GCR - Latin Lawyer Live Competition Summit

Insight

Reference

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

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Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

How to Build Up a Region: Development Banks and Multilateral Financing

Thomas Hechl and Vanessa Pinto Villa

Hogan Lovells LLP

The Role of Project Finance in Developing a Region: Trends and Considerations

Andrés Arnaldos Montaner , Daniel D Bartfeld , Jaime E Ramirez and Roland Estevez

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
All Guides