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08/13/15 Brazil's Caixa unit IPO sparking investor interest

Brazilian state-controlled bank Caixa Econômica Federal's planned listing of its insurance unit is winning strong interest from investors in early marketing meetings, with some willing to anchor the deal by buying significant...

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08/13/15 Carioca deixa carreira como economista e vira chef com programa de tv

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08/12/15 Embraer gets Brazil clearance for Legacy 450, FAA coming soon

Planemaker Embraer on Tuesday got certification for its Legacy 450 business jet from Brazilian aviation authority ANAC, the company said, adding that it expected the same within weeks from the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA...

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08/05/15 New member brings music to the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce

The 21 year-old carioca singer/songwriter Laura Rizzotto is a new member of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce and is offering mmebers a special housewarming gift: the free download of her second album, "Reason to Stay",...

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08/05/15 2015 Outlook for Legal Issues in Brazil by Tozzini Freire

Current economical uncertainties and hectic political landscape present an important challenge: “how do I define priorities for my business?” The search for answers to this question has driven TozziniFreire Advogados to sponsor a...

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08/04/15 Brazil's Itaú beats profit estimate as revenue surges

Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, Brazil's largest bank by market value, beat profit estimates in the second quarter on Tuesday as interest and fee income rose surprisingly jumped in spite of a slumping economy. Recurring net income, or...

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08/03/15 HSBC to sell Brazil business to Bradesco

HSBC Holdings plc (‘HSBC’) has entered into an agreement to sell its entire business in Brazil, comprising HSBC Bank Brasil S.A – Banco Multiplo and HSBC Servicos e Participacoes Ltda (collectively ‘HSBC Brazil’), to Banco...

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07/31/15 Fogo de Chao, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2015 Results on August 11, 2015

ogo de Chão, Inc. ("Fogo" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:FOGO) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2015 financial results on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time. Hosting the...

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07/27/15 Doing Deals in Brazil by PwC

O Brasil é sétima maior economia do mundo e continua a exercer influência no mercado global. Mas os investidores muitas vezes encontram dificuldade para lidar com questões regulatórias e legais complexas, por falta de uma visão...

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07/06/15 Chef carioca faz sucesso com culinária brasileira nos Estados Unidos e ganha programa na TV americana

Há quase duas décadas, a carioca Letícia Schwartz mudou-se para Nova York, largou a carreira no mercado financeiro e passou a se dedicar à gastronomia. Formada pelo French Culinary Institute e com passagens por restaurantes...

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07/02/15 Itau Sees Investment Bank Revenue Rising Outside Brazil

The investment banking arm of Brazilian financial firm Itau Unibanco Holdings SA said Wednesday it expects its revenue to rise across Latin America outside Brazil. Last year, Itau BBA, as the investment bank is known, pocketed 70...

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06/29/15 Chef Leticia bombando nos EUA

A chef carioca Letícia Schwartz, que mora nos Estados Unidos há quase 20 anos, lidera uma campanha de saúde direcionada à população latina diabética em todo o território norte-americano. A iniciativa fez com que a brasileira se...

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06/29/15 United Airlines to pay $100 mln for Azul stake, for foothold in Brazil

United Airlines has agreed to pay $100 million for a 5 percent stake in Azul SA, Brazil's third-biggest airline, as it attempts to catch up with U.S. rivals with more established ties in South America's biggest air travel market...

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06/26/15 Chef Leticia explains the Desafiando La Diabetes campaign.

Leticia Moreinos Schwartz, Chef and Cookbook Author, explains the Desafiando La Diabetes campaign. This is to educate Hispanics with type 2 diabetes about their blood sugar goals.

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06/25/15 Brazil's Banco Bradesco to buy back 15 mln shares

Brazilian lender Banco Bradesco SA said in a securities filing on Wednesday that its board approved plans to buy back as many as 15 million shares over the next year.

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06/24/15 Vale do Silício pode ensinar a Dilma que não se estatiza inovação

Na viagem que faz aos EUA na semana que vem, além de encontros com investidores em Nova York e Barack Obama na Casa Branca, Dilma incluirá no itinerário uma ida a São Francisco. Compromissos em universidades de ponta como...

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06/19/15 IPO values Brazil restaurant chain operator Fogo De Chao at $545 mln

Fogo De Chao Inc priced its initial public offering at $20 per share, valuing the restaurant chain operator at $545 million. The Brazilian steak house chain's IPO raised $88.2 million after its initial public offering of more...

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06/11/15 Brazil’s Azul Airlines Founder Wins Bid to Buy Portuguese Carrier TAP

The Portuguese government said Thursday it decided to sell control of its national carrier, TAP Air Portugal, to an investor group led by David Neeleman, the founder of Brazil’s third-largest airline. Mr. Neeleman started Azul...

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06/09/15 Bradesco Said to Be Most Likely Buyer of HSBC’s Brazil Unit

HSBC Holdings Plc will probably sell its unprofitable Brazil unit to Banco Bradesco SA for about $3.2 billion to $4 billion, people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Bradesco could integrate the business more cheaply and...

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06/02/15 Chef carioca faz sucesso com culinária brasileira para estrangeiros

Letícia Schwartz descobriu que gostava de cozinhar quando era criança. “Mas cresci em uma época em que ser chef de cozinha não era encarado como opção de carreira”, afirma. Ela seguiu outros rumos: fez faculdade de economia em...

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