Category: LATIN AMERICA

Global Treasury Intelligence Reports

Cash Repatriation from Argentina

Chair’s commentary Sadly, Argentina continues to be a very difficult place to operate. The rules are complex, and keep changing. The currency keeps depreciating, and the cost of hedging it is prohibitive. Borrowing in ARS is very expensive – above 30% – and local… Continue Reading “Cash Repatriation from Argentina”

Regional Treasury Centres in Latin America

Chairman’s commentary Any discussion involving Latin America and Latin Americans will always be lively, and this one was no exception – though one participant did point out that the definition of Latin America is not always clear. For some companies, but not all, LatAm… Continue Reading “Regional Treasury Centres in Latin America”

Treasury & FX in Brazil

Treasury & FX in Brazil Call date: 1st Mar 2020 In this call, ten members from Europe, Latin America and the U.S. discussed their approaches to treasury, FX and cash management in Brazil, including .FX transactions &  Currency Hedging The call was chaired by… Continue Reading “Treasury & FX in Brazil”

Treasury & FX in Argentina

Chair’s commentary CompleXCountries is not in the business of making economic forecasts. However, last September, we forecast that the situation in Argentina would get worse before it got better. Unfortunately, this has proved correct. The current situation: In October, the party, following a path… Continue Reading “Treasury & FX in Argentina”

Treasury & FX in Argentina

Chairman’s commentary Sometimes, situations arise where the treasurer just can’t find a solution, and has to recommend that the business find a “survival mode”, where the goal is simply to minimise losses and disruption until the situation improves. Unfortunately, with the re-imposition of exchange… Continue Reading “Treasury & FX in Argentina”

Hedging the Brazilian Real (BRL)

Hedging the Brazilian Real Call date: 3rd Oct 2019 In this call, members shared their approaches to hedging the Brazilian Real (BRL) The call was chaired by Damian Glendinning whose commentary appears below  Please contact us if you would like a copy of the… Continue Reading “Hedging the Brazilian Real (BRL)”

Boletos & Receivables in Brazil

Key Takeaways Boletos are unique and are a great way to minimise DSO which is a major problem in many countries. Bank charges for processing Boletos are seen as high, especially for paper – based Boletos. Moving from paper to electronic reduces bank fees… Continue Reading “Boletos & Receivables in Brazil”

Treasury & FX in Argentina

Treasury & FX in Argentina Call date: 12th Mar 2019 In this call, ten members from Europe, Latin America and the U.S. discussed their approaches to treasury, FX and cash management in Argentina. The call was chaired by Damian Glendinning  whose commentary appears below … Continue Reading “Treasury & FX in Argentina”

Treasury & FX in Venezuela

Chairman’s commentary In CompleXCountries we share experiences to try to help people find solutions. Sometimes, all we can do is provide moral support when faced with a problem which cannot be solved.  Unfortunately, Venezuela has become a place where simply surviving has become the… Continue Reading “Treasury & FX in Venezuela”

Treasury & FX in Brazil

Treasury & FX in Brazil Call date: 30th Jan 2019 In this call, members shared their approaches to Treasury & FX in Brazil, including: Receivables Funding Hedging Cash Repatriation The call was chaired by Simon Jones whose key takeaways Please contact us if you… Continue Reading “Treasury & FX in Brazil”