LatinFinance spoke recently with the senior managers of Bank of New York’s core products about how finance in Latin America is changing and how Bank of New York’s business and services are changing with it.
Esteban Buljevich, a principal counsel at the International Finance Corporation, explains why the IFC wants to develop the secondary market for non-performing loans in developing countries.
Financial institutions and governments in Latin America are teaming up to extend credit for higher education. The next step is securitizations of student loans.
With economic and political stability now widespread in Latin America, leasing looks to be an increasingly viable option for companies financing capital goods purchases.
Five years on from Argentina’s $100 billion default, the immense costs to the rest of the world have finally been totted up. Latin America risks paying much more.
Blue chip corporates have a broader array of financing options available to them than ever before. But the lower tier is being left behind.
Banks are missing out on managing the increasingly large flow of cash being sent home to Central America by expatriates. As remittances swell, so do opportunities.
Regional integration in Central America is gradually taking place. The benefits of critical mass and links to the US are clear, but not everyone is convinced.
Liquidity and competition are squeezing margins in one of South America’s most attractive niche markets – commodity export finance.
The longest bull run ever for Latin America is alive, well and shows little sign of stopping. LatinFinance examines the opportunities, and the risks.