Latin American infrastructure is set to benefit from the
interaction of oil prices, Chinese investment and US state
Evan Cohen, finance and restructuring head at Clifford
Chance in New York, is keen to talk about Latin American
project finance. The market is growing he says and there is
lots of interest from international banks looking to do deals
outside the US. At the same time, Latin American companies are
anxious to access the US credit market.
Most countries in the region are still below investment
grade credit and do not, excluding the booming Brazilian
market, have advanced equity capital markets. Companies from
the region are therefore...