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Procaps Group to acquire Grupo Somar from Advent International, gaining an important presence in Mexico, the region´s second largest market
2022-05-19 14:28:00
MIAMI, USA – BARRANQUILLA, COL – May 17, 2022 – Procaps Group (NASDAQ: PROC) (“Procaps”), a leading integrated LatAm healthcare and pharmaceutical conglomerate, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Grupo Somar (including Grupo Farmacéutico Somar and Química y Farmacia and, Gelcaps and related entities) from Advent International (“Advent”),...
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Editorial Internship
2022-05-06 15:16:00
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A disquieting retail slump stalls the region’s recovery: the Multilatina Index 4Q21
2022-05-02 12:02:00
The 22% YoY leap in revenues for a sample of Latin American companies that sell more than $500 million, was enough to make 4Q21 better than pre-pandemic 4Q19. Total revenues climbed 5.6% in 4Q21 from 4Q19. Peruvian tin and gold miner Minsur, more than doubled its fourth quarter revenues in...
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Revenues were 7.1% above pre-pandemic levels: the Multilatina Index 3Q21
2022-04-29 14:11:00
The impressive 36% YoY jump in revenues of a sample of the Latin American companies that sell more than $500 million, placed these firms’ sales in September 2021, 7.1% above pre-pandemic levels. Peruvian gold and tin miner Minsur, almost doubled its third quarter revenues in 2021 from 2019. Brazilian fertilizer...
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Nearshoring and safeshoring: transforming global supply chains – A column by Ingo Plöger
2022-04-25 14:08:00
Nearshoring, as an adjective for the new orientation of the location of strategic positions, seeks to reduce the risk of global shortages, bringing the strategic industries of the Global Supply Chain (GSC) “closer” 1). The pandemic has shifted the center of gravity of GSCs from the consumer to the supplier....
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Green Table Talk: Moving from intention to action (Podcast in Spanish)
2022-04-21 13:46:00
In this Green Table Talk, moderated by Latin Trade, Erick Scheel from PepsiCo, Paulina Gómez from NatGeo and Luis Viguria from YABT explore the questions of how to make powerful and effective partnerships to rebuild the planet environmentally and how to move from intention to action. Or click here: Green...
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Commodities boost LATAM surpluses in 2021
2022-04-17 19:44:00
Latin America and the Caribbean are expected to record a significant rebound in 2021 overall trade, according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and an analysis by Trade Data Monitor, the world’s premier source of trade statistics. Significantly for balance of payments, big increase in...
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Green Table Talk: from intention to smart environmental action.
2022-04-13 15:05:00
Watch the Green Table Talk. How to make powerful and effective alliances to stop the environmental deterioration of the planet. Lessons learned from PepsiCo, NatGeo and YABT.   The post Green Table Talk: from intention to smart environmental action. appeared first on Latin Trade....
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A clear view of Latin America’s future: An interview with William Maloney
2022-04-12 16:08:00
Latin America urgently needs to decide how it will deal with a new breed of highly indebted, near insolvent zombie firms, and with a group of opaque banks that will come out of the 2020 recession. It is a disturbing prospect that adds to an already bleak picture of slow growth, inequality...
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Latin American voters are not leftist; they are angry
2022-04-06 14:04:00
Recent leftist victories in Peru and Chile elections have prompted the narrative that Latin America is suffering a socialist tidal wave. Such analysis is too simplistic in its construct, often originating from US media and Washington based Latin Americanists whose thinking is clouded by binary American politics. Latin America’s elite, cut...
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