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Latin America - Third Quarter 2017

The total number of announced and closed transactions across Latin America fell by 3.6% in 3Q17 over the same quarter last year. Aggregate transaction value fell 15.6% relative to 3Q16, meanwhile, to USD 27.3bn, considering 237 deals of disclosed consideration. Total transaction volume is up by just 1.7% YTD, meanwhile, while aggregate deal value is down 12.3% to USD 66.9bn, taking into account 625 announced and closed transactions of disclosed consideration regionally to the close of September.
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Legal Advisors
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett US
TozziniFreire Advogados...

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Latin America - August 2017

The Latin American transactional market closes August 2017 with 164 transactions, of which 67 have a combined value of USD 8.34bn, which entails a 7.89% increase in the number of deals and a 9.15% decrease in their value, compared to August 2016. Meanwhile, so far this year, 1,293 transactions were recorded, of which 507 have a combined value of USD 55.8bn, entailing a 1.81% increase in the number of deals and an 18.65% decrease in their value, compared to the same period of 2016. Additionally, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile are the only countries in the region that registered an increase in the number of...

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Latin America - July 2017

The Latin American M&A market registered 153 transactions in July 2017, 58 with disclosed consideration totaling USD 7.2bn in aggregate, representing a 3.77% decrease in volume and a 53.1% decline in combined value relative to July 2016. Of the total announced and closed transactions recorded in July, 12 involved Private Equity funds and 16 Venture Capital investors. Deal volume is up in all of the top six M&A markets regionally in July 2017 with the exception of Peru, where both volume and aggregate value registered a moderate decline over July 2016 activity.
 
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Latin America - Second Quarter 2017

The Latin American transactional market closes 2Q17 with 509 transactions, of which 218 have a combined non-confidential value of approximately USD 33bn, entailing an increase of 3.25% in the number of deals and of 86.38% in their value, compared to 2Q16. Meanwhile, 1H17 registered 1,026 transactions, of which 412 have a combined value of USD 73.43bn, entailing an increase of 5.34% in the number of deals and of 85.34% in their value, compared to 1H16.
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Financial Advisors
BBVA Bancomer
Barclays Bank
Morgan Stanley
Legal Advisors
Galicia Abogados
Dechert
Cravath...

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Latin America - May 2017

The Latin American M&A market registered 172 transactions in May 2017, of which 70 have a non-confidential combined value of USD 6.68bn, which entails a decrease of 1.71% in the number of deals and of 10.30% in their value, compared to May 2016. Of the transactions recorded in May, 19 are Private Equity and 16, Venture Capital. Meanwhile, Argentina and Brazil have been the only countries to register an increase both in moved capital and in number of transactions.
 
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Fingano  - Empresa dedicada a la gestión de parques eólicos.
Financial Advisors...

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Latin America -April 2017

In April 2017, the Latin American transactional market registered 146 transactions, of which 60 have a non-confidential deal value of USD 14.63bn, according to the most recent Transactional Track Record report. These figures entail an increase of 222.66% in their deal value, and a 7.01% decrease in the number of transactions, compared to April 2016. Of the deals recorded between January and April, 37 are Private Equity and 95, Venture Capital.
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Financial Advisors
Philippi, Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría Chile
CMS...

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