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Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance: Global Equity/DRs

EMERGING MARKETS LEAD DR ISSUANCE By Gordon Platt Companies from emerging markets established 57 new depositary receipt programs in 2009, more than half of the year's total worldwide, according to an analysis by BNY Mellon. China-based issuers led ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance: M&A

LATIN AMERICA TAKES MERGER SPOTLIGHT By Gordon Platt Mergers in Mexico and Brazil that will create strong regional and global competitors in a number of industries overshadowed a dormant M&A; market in the United States in January. ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Country Focus: Peru

SECOND ACT By Antonio Guerrero In his second term, Peru’s president Alan Garcia is making amends for the shambles he left his country in after his first term. Peruvian president Alan Garcia is leading one of the ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Features: The Americas – Latin America Regional Report

ROARING BACK TO LIFE Latin America has shown its strength over the past year and is reaping the benefits of that now, with increasing FDI flows, diversified trading partners and debt markets that are heating up. By Denise ...


Global Outperformers

EM REGIONAL BANKING FOCUS: LATIN AMERICA By Denise Bedell Latin America is a hotbed of growth, presenting a wealth of opportunities for domestic and international banks. With some of the highest growth rates seen anywhere worldwide ...

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Holding Steady

ANNUAL SURVEY: CENTRAL BANKER REPORT CARDS by Gordon Platt, Antonio Guerrero and Dan Keeler Central bankers sit tight in the face of renewed global uncertainty. Indications that the global economic recovery is losing momentum have created a ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Running For Cover

UPDATE — ENVIRONMENTAL RISK INSURANCE By Paula L. Green Demand for environmental and climate-change-related insurance is set to rise sharply. Along with more government regulations meant to rein in multinationals’ damage to the environment, the heightened public ...

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The World’s Best Sub-Custodians

ANNUAL SURVEY: THE WORLD'S BEST SUB-CUSTODIANS Sub-Custodians Feeling The Heat Global investing in turbulent times puts the spotlight on local safekeepers. By Gordon Platt As they seek to reassure investors that their assets in foreign ...

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Awards: Best Investment Banks

ANNUAL SURVEY: BEST INVESTMENT BANKS Earnings from investment banking helped major financial institutions return to profitability, but the rules are changing. By Gordon Platt Major banks reported hefty gains in first-quarter 2010 profits, with a powerful assist ...