Latest articles from John Rumsey

Staffing concerns as markets ride a wave

July 2, 2007

Brazil’s equity markets are booming, with many IPOs, but investor interest may have peaked and finding staff is a real headache. John Rumsey explains.

Securitisation opens way for long-term lending

July 2, 2007

Tapping into the huge and underserved housing market is the next challenge for Brazilian banks. John Rumsey reports on the growth of mortgages and the consequent development of the securitisation market.

Securitisation opens way for long-term lending

July 2, 2007

Tapping into the huge and underserved housing market is the next challenge for Brazilian banks. John Rumsey reports on the growth of mortgages and the consequent development of the securitisation market.

Peru edges towards

May 7, 2007

Peru is the new darling of investors and has recently enjoyed a handful of rating upgrades. Its policy of promoting growth while keeping inflation under control is slowly paying off, reports John Rumsey.

LatAm small businesses enjoy mixed fortunes

March 5, 2007

The market for loans to SMEs is flourishing in Peru, where the economy is strong and credit histories easy to check, but Colombia is lagging behind and in Brazil few SMEs can get their hands on a loan. John Rumsey reports from São Paulo.

Loan market finally takes off

February 5, 2007

Brazilian companies are starting to use syndicated loans as part of a toolbox to create more stable, flexible debt profiles. John Rumsey reports.

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