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Brazil - Annual 2014

In the fourth quarter of 2014, the Brazilian transactional market registered 231 deals, both announced and closed, compared with 225 recorded in the same period last year. The investment volume generated was approximately BRL 71.27bn, taking into account deals with disclosed values. In the whole year, a total of 816 deals were registered generating an investment volume of approximately BRL 193.16bn, which represents a 52% increase compared with 2013.
Regarding deal value in the last twelve months, 71.2% of these transactions involved amounts inferior to BRL 200m.
In the cross-border sector, US-based companies...

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Brazil - November 2014

In November, the Brazilian transactional market recorded 49 deals, both announced and closed, compared with 61 registered in the same period last year. The investment volume generated was BRL 24,12bn, taking into account deals with disclosed values. So far this year, there were 711 deals registered, both announced and closed, with an investment volume of BRL 158,81bn.
Regarding acquisitions made by Brazilian companies abroad, there were 18 deals recorded this month. US-based companies were the most acquisitive in the Brazilian market, with a total of six deals, mainly in the Internet and multimedia segments...

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Brazil - October 2014

In October, the Brazilian transactional market registered 63 deals, both announced and closed, compared with 78 recorded in the same period last year. The investment volume generated this month was BRL 17,93bn, taking into account deals with disclosed values. In the last ten months, January to October, a total of 651 transactions were registered; 96 were investments made by venture capital funds.
This month 64,5% of all transactions with disclosed values, were for amounts inferior to BRL 200m. On the other hand, in the period between January and October, 73,3% of the deals were of this type, generating...

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Brazil - First, Second & Third Quarter 2014

In the third quarter of 2014, the Brazilian transactional market registered 246 deals, both announced and closed, compared with 230 in the same period last year. The investment volume generated this quarter was BRL 55,89bn, taking into account deals with disclosed values.
From January to September, there were 587 deals registered involving Brazilian companies, and the investment volume was approximately BRL 141,73bn; superior to the total volume generated throughout 2013. Deals involving private equity and venture capital firms represent 10% and 15%, respectively, of the total number of transactions so far this...

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Brazil - August 2014

In August, the Brazilian transactional market registered 76 deals, both announced and closed, compared with 83 recorded in the same period last year. The total investment volume generated was approximately BRL 31,51bn, taking into account deals with registered values. So far this year, the number of deals involving Brazilian companies was 504, with and investment volume of approximately BRL 131,88bn, which is superior to the amount generated in the twelve months of 2013.
The transactions involving private equity and venture capital firms represent 13% and 15%, respectively, of the total number of deals this...

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Brazil - July 2014

In July, the Brazilian transactional market registered 79 deals, both announced and closed, compared with 68 recorded in the same period last year. The investment volume generated was approximately BRL 16,70bn, taking into account deals with registered values. So far this year a total of 426 deals were recorded involving Brazilian companies with an investment volume of approximately BRL 103,60bn.
Regarding acquisitions carried out by Brazilian companies abroad, three deals were registered; one in Bermuda, one in British Virgin Islands and one in Switzerland. The latter was carried out by BTG Pactual, through an...

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