Analysts forecast Chile M&A rebound in Q2 after sluggish January

Merge and acquisitions in Chile may accelerate next quarter after a sluggish January, according to M&A specialist Alex Nilsen at Hudson Bankers. Research firm Transactional Track Record reported 13 announced and closed deals in Chile for the month, down 61%, while total reported deal value also dropped 61%, to $473mn. Chile is the biggest deal-making market in Latin America after regional powerhouses Brazil and Mexico. Last year Chile saw 242 transactions with total reported deal value registering at approximately $13.9bn, up 39.4%, according to TTR.

Source: BN Americas