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05/21/15 Brazil's BTG Pactual, P2 sell energy company to SunEdison

May 21 Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual SA and its partners P2Brasil and GMR Energia jointly sold 100 percent of renewable energy company Latin America Power (LAP) to SunEdison, BTG and P2 said on Thursday. The deal comes...

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05/19/15 Itau set to reopen US dollar market for Brazil

Brazil's largest private bank Itau is set to break a six-month drought in dollar bond issuance from the country with a three-year bond offering which will price on Monday. Itau's bond deal, rated Baa3/BBB-/BBB+, follows a new...

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05/14/15 Banco Do Brasil Profit More Than Doubles

Brazil’s state-run Banco do Brasil SA, Latin America’s largest bank by assets, saw its first-quarter profit more than double due to a one-time gain related to a transaction with credit-card processor Cielo SA. The bank posted a...

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05/13/15 Brazilian and American Presidents Honored with 2015 Person of the Year Awards

Over 1,100 guests attended the 2015 Person of the Year Awards Gala Dinner last night at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. The celebration, which marked the event’s 45th anniversary, was organized by the Brazilian-American...

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05/07/15 BTG Pactual may be interested in HSBC's Brazil

rupo BTG Pactual SA, the largest independent investment bank in emerging markets, could be interested in acquiring the Brazilian unit of HSBC Holdings Plc, which has been put up for sale, Valor Econômico newspaper reported on...

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05/05/15 Brazil's Itaú beats profit estimate despite jump in provisions

Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, Brazil's largest bank by market value, reported first-quarter profit that beat expectations after interest income jumped and expenses dropped. São Paulo-based Itaú earned 5.808 billion reais ($1.88...

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05/01/15 Brazil’s Petrobras Confirms New Board Members

Brazilian state-run energy giant Petróleo Brasileiro SA underwent a board shake-up late Wednesday that went mostly as expected, with its interim chairman being replaced by the chief executive of the country’s top mining company....

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04/29/15 Banco Bradesco’s Profit Rises 23% on Higher Lending Revenue

Banco Bradesco SA, Latin America’s second-biggest bank by market value, said profit rose 23 percent, in line with analysts’ estimates, as lending revenue increased. First-quarter adjusted net income, which excludes one-time items...

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04/28/15 Operação do Ano - Veirano Advogados

O Veirano Advogados acaba de ser reconhecido pela publicação Global Competition Review por sua participação na “Operação do Ano” (“Matter of the Year”), realizada entre as empresas GlaxoSmithKline e Novartis AG abrangendo seus...

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04/28/15 BTG Pactual Said to Gain $1.5 Billion on Its Stake in Rede D’Or

Grupo BTG Pactual, Brazil’s only publicly traded investment bank, gained about 4.4 billion reais ($1.5 billion) on its stake in medical-care provider Rede D’Or Sao Luiz SA, according to a person with direct knowledge of the...

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04/28/15 Banco Santander’s Profit Rises 32 Percent, Fueled by Recovery in Spain

Banco Santander of Spain reported on Tuesday that its first-quarter profit rose 32 percent as it benefited from Spain’s improving economy and depreciation in the euro. For the three months that ended March 31, Santander’s profit...

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04/27/15 Executive Travel in Rio de Janeiro by Rio Cultural Secrets

Executive travel comes with its own set of issues, primarily the lack of time for planning recreational activities, and often coordinating groups around work-events and locations. In Rio de Janeiro, the city is full of things to...

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04/24/15 A Brazilian Affair by Chef Leticia

New York, NY- It was April 9th, on a cloudy Thursday, in the modern and chic apartment of Maria Inês Moraes and Alex Dzieduszycki, founders of Da Terra Brasil Foundation, where beautiful paintings of Erick Vittorino decorated...

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04/17/15 United Airlines Seen as Candidate to Take Stake in Brazil’s Azul

Azul SA’s quest for an alliance outside Brazil to win more passengers makes United Continental Holdings Inc. the best possible partner, according to analysts at Raymond James and Imperial Capital. “It’s a good idea that makes a...

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04/17/15 PwC Recognized with Two Rising Stars of the Profession Awards by Consulting Magazine

PwC US today announced two winners for Consulting magazine’s 2015 “Rising Stars of the Profession” award which recognizes talented individuals under the age of 35 for their outstanding contributions to the consulting profession....

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04/01/15 Mattos Filho announces new managing partner

It is with great pleasure that we announce our new managing partner. José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz begins his three year mandate today. He joined the firm as a law student twenty years ago, and he has a deep knowledge of our...

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03/27/15 Brazil government names Vale CEO Ferreira to head Petrobras board

Brazil's government has selected Murilo Ferreira, the chief executive officer of miner Vale SA, to head the board of embattled state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a filing from the oil company on Friday. The other...

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03/27/15 Brazil's Itau Unibanco increases capital to boost liquidity

The board of Itau Unibanco Holding SA, Brazil's largest bank by market value, approved a capital increase to boost liquidity of its shares and generate value for investors, according to a securities filing on Friday.

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12/09/14 Fernando Henrique Cardoso Will be the Brazilian Recipient of the 2015 Person of the Year Award

The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is proud to announce The Honorable Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Former President of Brazil, as the Brazilian Recipient of the 2015 Person of the Year Awards. FHC was president of...

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12/09/14 Tribute to Clelia de Toledo Leite Moraes (1921 – 2014)

The Board of Directors of The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. mourns the loss of an outstanding human being, dear friend, and steadfast supporter – Clelia de Toledo Leite Moraes – who passed away December 4, 2014 at...

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