Tag Archive: Latin America

Latin American airports are flying high, says S&P’s Candela Macchi in InfraLatinAmerica

  Between 2006 and 2016, air traffic surged across Latin American nations; the average growth rate was triple the region’s GDP growth. This caused several airports in the region to reach maximum levels of capacity sooner than originally projected – and intensified calls for airport extension and upgrades. In an article for InfraLatinAmerica, S&P Global …

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BNY Mellon’s Diego Ortellado speaks to Colombian magazine Coyuntura Pyme on the rapidly evolving payments industry

For Columbian magazine Coyuntura Pyme, Diego Ortellado, BNY Mellon Treasury Services’ Head of Sales and Relationship Management for South America, discusses how the global payments industry is being rapidly reshaped by a number of market forces and new developments. Ortellado explains how developments such as financial technology or “fintech”, and an increasingly competitive market, are causing …

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In Latin Finance, BNY Mellon’s Dino Sani discusses the importance of innovation and collaboration across the banking landscape

  The exponential growth of fintech innovation in recent years has brought remarkable upgrades to Latin America’s financial services – most notably in the efficiency and ease of retail and domestic payments. But, despite this impressive progress, there is still a great deal to do when it comes to modernizing global transactions. Furthermore, owing to …

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Commerzbank’s new Asian and Latin American appointments covered in the specialist press

Joerg Motel has become the new Country CEO ASEAN and Head Corporates International, Singapore. Jochen Mueller has succeeded Motel as Head of FI Asia and Latin America, based in Frankfurt. Joerg Motel most recently held the post of Head of FI Sales Asia – responsible for covering the Indian Subcontinent, Greater China, ASEAN and Korea. …

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Beyond copper: Commerzbank’s Robert von Oldershausen outlines the next steps for the Chilean economy in International Trade Magazine

2016 marked the latest year in a long period of unusual stagnation for the otherwise resilient Chilean economy. In a feature for International Trade Magazine, Robert von Oldershausen, Senior Relationship Manager for FI Latin America at Commerzbank, explains what has held back growth, and suggests the steps the country might take to economic resurgence. In the …

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Santander discusses turning Chile’s infrastructure challenges into opportunities for Infrastructure Intelligence

Chile is one of Latin America’s most promising investment destinations, particularly when it comes to infrastructure discusses Mauricio Munguia, Santander’s Latin American Desk Head, as featured in the latest Infrastructure Intelligence magazine. A key area of focus for Chile are public-private partnerships (PPP), a funding model involving the use of private finance to facilitate the …

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Santander’s Mauricio Munguia discusses Chile’s renewable energy opportunities for Renewable Energy Focus

Chile is aiming to produce 70% of its energy using renewable sources by 2050. This will provide European companies and investors with significant opportunities, writes Mauricio Munguia, Santander’s Latin American Desk Head, for Renewable Energy Focus. Driven by the pledges made at last year’s COP21 climate change conference in Paris, economies across the globe are …

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Santander explores Chile’s retail sector as featured in Retail Week

With steady economic growth, rising incomes and an expanding middle class, Chile presents a range of vibrant and exciting retail investment opportunities. In a recent article for Retail Week, Santander’s Latin America Desk Head, Mauricio Munguia, explores the opportunities the country presents to UK retailers. With many Chileans working their way up the social and …

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Santander discusses Mexico’s mega-market in TXF

The Department for International Trade (DIT) Roadshow – sponsored by Santander –  brought together trade advisors as well as Santander’s Latin American specialist, Mauricio Munguia, as part of a wider strategy to deepen UK participation in Latin America. Munguia, together with Stephen Cartwright, the Head of Department for International Trade (DIT) Mexico and Angus Murray, …

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Tapping into Brazil’s oil wealth: Santander’s Mauricio Munguia & UKTI’s Joanna Crellin talk to specialist publication, OilVoice

Having partnered with Santander, UKTI hosted a series of events throughout the UK hoping to encourage an increase in UK exports to Latin America. During the event, Santander’s Latin America Desk Head, Mauricio Munguia, sat down with the Consul General of Sao Paolo, Joanna Crellin, to discuss the opportunities presented by Brazil’s oil & gas …

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