The challenges ahead: Mexico
Mexico continues to move toward the center of the global economic stage, but the day to day realities of business in the country create challenges that require informed and disciplined leadership.
How will the Americas fare?
Housing and consumer spending should push U.S. growth to 2 percent this year. Mexico outshines Brazil as growth in Latin America expected to hit 4 percent. Economic projections for 2013.
2013 Revenue Forecast for the Top Companies in Latin America
While firms in industries related to massive consumption and commodities will generally have a favorable performance, those in activities, such as telecoms and oil production will probably underperform. Important downside risks to our projections prevail.
A record-breaking year for M&A deals
Most of the acquired companies were in Brazil, Mexico and Chile. Most of the acquirers were in Brazil, the US and -- surprisingly -- in Colombia. Trends and data drawn from the Latin Business Chronicle 2012 Latin America’s top 100 M&A ranking.