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Executive Strategies for the Americas: Betting on coal

Betting on coal Johanna Marmon WITH THE COUNTRY’S guerrilla war showing no end in sight and Colombia’s economy just hinting at the possible start of recovery, it would seem like the wrong time to move forward with a major privatization. Nonetheless, beleaguered Colombia is pushing a plan to sell its stake in the world’s largest […]

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Executive Strategies for the Americas: Legal services: Miami is a neutral venue that “suits” business clients across the Americas. Beyond the city’s army of bilingual lawyers, it is also becoming an important dispute-resolution center for the Americas

Legal services: Miami is a neutral venue that “suits” business clients across the Americas. Beyond the city’s army of bilingual lawyers, it is also becoming an important dispute-resolution center for the Americas When Venezuelan oil company PDVSA decided to open a subsidiary in Argentina, a law firm based in Miami assisted in arranging the transaction. […]

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Executive Strategies for the Americas: Getting back on track: fresh out of the starting block, Porsche Latin America hopes to triple sales of the legendary German autos within three years

Getting back on track: fresh out of the starting block, Porsche Latin America hopes to triple sales of the legendary German autos within three years – Strategies Rochelle Broder-Singer EVERY YEAR, MEMBERS OF the Chilean and Argentine Porsche clubs pack a lunch, ill their gas tanks and roar through the Andes to the mountain city […]

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Executive Strategies for the Americas: Cost of office space

Cost of office space Cost of Offuce Space The cost of office space in certain cities in Latin America, such as Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo, has been among the highest in the world. Rates peaked in 2000, however, and have come down in most cities this year. These numbers reflect total occupancy costs (“gross […]

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Executive Strategies for the Americas: Power play: with a hydroelectric power shortage shaking mercosur neighbor Brazil, the CEO of Chilean power generator Gener finds himself lobbying the government to prevent a similar meltdown in Chile

Power play: with a hydroelectric power shortage shaking mercosur neighbor Brazil, the CEO of Chilean power generator Gener finds himself lobbying the government to prevent a similar meltdown in Chile – Strategies Mark Mulligan ANDRES GLUSKI LOOKS relaxed, dressed in a sports shirt and slacks behind the chief executive’s desk at Gener, Chile’s second-largest electricity […]

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Executive Strategies for the Americas: Luxury for less: one of Argentina’s largest duty-free retailers is poised to open an enormous retail complex along the nation’s Brazilian border

Luxury for less: one of Argentina’s largest duty-free retailers is poised to open an enormous retail complex along the nation’s Brazilian border – Strategies Larry Luxner FOR ALL THE HOPES that Mercosur would create a free trade zone between the Southern Cone nations of Latin America, there remain huge discrepancies between the prices paid as […]

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Executive Strategies for the Americas: A gem of a company: Hans Stern built his jewelry empire from the ground up by targeting tourists and marketing Brazil’s unique offerings

A gem of a company: Hans Stern built his jewelry empire from the ground up by targeting tourists and marketing Brazil’s unique offerings – Strategies Larry Luxner In 1951, Hans Stern was a struggling jeweler in Rio de Janeiro when his big break arrived. It came in the form of a big-ticket order from a […]

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Executive Strategies for the Americas: Fiat – Portfolio: Brazil

Fiat – Portfolio: Brazil – Brief Article The auto industry moved to shore-up operations in Brazil, where it accounts for 12 percent of industrial GDP. Over the next three years, Fiat plans to invest US$1.5 billion in expanding its market share, opening two new factories for vans and engines. Fiat has 16 percent of the […]

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Executive Strategies for the Americas: Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Latin CEO: Executive Strategies for the Americas > Dec, 2001 > Article > Print friendly Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais – Investments, IPO’s and M&A’s * Companhia Energetica de Minas Germs (Cemig) placed US$245 million worth of 10-and 8-year bonds on the local market Nov. 13. The bonds will be used […]

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Executive Strategies for the Americas: French aluminum group Pechiney wrapped up a US$208 million deal to expand Venezuela’s state-owned bauxite and alumina producer Bauxilum

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Latin CEO: Executive Strategies for the Americas > May, 2001 > Article > Print friendly French aluminum group Pechiney wrapped up a US$208 million deal to expand Venezuela’s state-owned bauxite and alumina producer Bauxilum – Investments and M&As French aluminum group Pechiney wrapped up a US$208 million deal to expand Venezuela’s […]