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http://www.datasite.com -- Somewhat overshadowed by Brazil in recent years, an improved economy has leveled the playing field for Mexico as it reaps the rewards of increased M&A transaction activity in the region.

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Region Spotlight: Mexico and Brazil Lead Deal-Making and Investments in Latin America

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time

Join the complimentary webinar presented by Merrill DataSite here: http://bit.ly/YzwJ1C

Somewhat overshadowed by Brazil in recent years, an improved economy has leveled the playing field for Mexico as it reaps the rewards of increased M&A transaction activity in the region.

In the first quarter of 2013, Mexico lead Latin American dealmaking in terms of both share sales and merger and acquisitions activity, according to Dealogic – a feat previously maintained by Brazil.

Mexico also held the top position in Latin America for fundraising. During the first quarter of 2013, the country raised $4.4 billion, a six-fold increase from the amount raised in Q1 2012 and a whopping 55 percent of total equity raised from Latin America during Q1 2013. At the same time, Brazil’s equity market is also on the rise, with $2.7 billion raised through 11 deals in Q1 2013, a big jump from the $313 million raised in Q1 2012.

In the private equity arena, Brazil remains the largest market for investment in Latin America, accounting for 70 percent of the $7.9 billion dollars the PE/VC firms invested in the region in 2012, according to the LAVCA.

In Brazil some growth drivers have changed over the last year, but the opportunity for investment remains strong, particularly for investors that take a long-term view. While it is unlikely Mexico will overtake Latin America’s largest economy any time soon, there are many reasons to be optimistic about Mexico.

Topics that will be addressed:

  •     What socio-economic trends are at work in both countries, as well as the Latin American region as a whole?
  •     What is hot in terms of industries and sectors in both countries?
  •     How to successfully navigate cross-border investment and complete transactions?

Panel of Experts:

  •     Oliver C. Brahmst, Partner, White & Case
  •     Pablo Coballasi, Managing Director, PC Capital
  •     José Antonio Contreras, Partner, WAMEX Private Equity
  •     Juan Savino, Director of Research, LAVCA

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