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Deal Trends In Latin America: October 2017

Despite Lower Deal Volume, Value Rebounds

Looking at data from the past three years, Latin America has experienced the same deal activity trends that have persisted in global markets: transaction volume continues to dwindle while deal sizes continue to grow.

Key findings from this latest issue of Deal Trends in Latin America include:

  • Latin American deal volume fell 13% in Q2 2017 LTM vs Q2 2016 LTM
  • Transaction value rebounded by 30% to $141 Billion USD in Q2 2017 LTM when compared to Q2 2016 LTM
  • Argentina’s credit rating has been upgraded from B- to B for both LT foreign and domestic currency
  • Chile was downgraded from AA- to A+ LT foreign currency and from AA to AA- in LT local currency
  • Ecuador’s credit rating was downgraded from B to B- for both LT foreign and local currency
  • Venezuela was downgraded from CCC to CCC- LT foreign currency and from AA to AA- in LT local currency

Click here to read the October issue of Deal Trends in Latin America.

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Nov 07, 2017
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