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Latin America - November 2017

The Latin American transactional market closes November 2017 with 144 transactions, of which 65 registered a combined deal value of USD 7.41bn, which entails a decrease of 55.58% in the number of deals and of 50.97% in their value, compared with November 2016. Meanwhile, so far this year, 1,887 transactions were recorded, of which 810 have a combined deal value of USD 88.31bn, which entails a 3.74% increase in the number of deals and a 23.19% decrease in their value, compared with the same period of 2016. Additionally, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Colombia are the only countries in the region that registered an...

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Latin America - October 2017

The Latin American transactional market closes October 2017 with 141 transactions, of which 68 have a combined non-confidential value of USD 6.25bn, entailing a decrease of 12.96% in the number of transactions, and of 71.84% in their value, compared with October 2016. Meanwhile, throughout the year, 1,672 transactions were registered, of which 719 have a combined value of USD 72.69bn, entailing a 2.51% increase in the number of transactions and a 25.97% decrease in their value, compared with the same period of 2016. Additionally, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Colombia are the only countries that registered an...

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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.
Despegar.com.ar begins trading on NYSE
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.
 
Arcor closes acquisition of Grupo Zucamor...

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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.
Florida East Coast Railway  - Railroad
Financial Advisors
BBVA Bancomer
Barclays Bank
Morgan Stanley
Legal Advisors
Galicia Abogados
Dechert
Cravath...

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