Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

JP Morgan Highbridge Holds Latin Franchise

December 5, 2011

JP Morgan’s hedge fund business has taken stakes in a wide range of Latin American companies. One large holding (more…)

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JP Morgan Highbridge Finds Sweet Spot

March 28, 2011

Last year, Highbridge Capital Management acquired a majority stake in Gávea Investimentos, a Brazilian manager. Turns out that Highbridge also bought a large block of shares in another Brazilian business—one of the world’s largest producers of sugar and ethanol, (more…)

Brevan Howard in EM

September 28, 2010

Emerging markets are widely seen as offering better investment opportunities than developed economies, but opinions vary as which emerging markets are more promising. There’s the “Next 11” identified by Goldman Sachs (Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Korea, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Turkey and Vietnam). Then there are those putting their money on Latin America.

Global macro manager Brevan Howard is opening an office in Brazil, according to the Financial Times. Brevan Howard is not new to emerging markets but its way of investing in the region may be changing. About a year ago (more…)