The Argentina Investment Report for December 01, 2015

[soliloquy id=”21295″] By Patrick Archer – @InvestBA The Argentina Investment Report for December 01, 2015 The Argentina Investment Report is a weekly snapshot of headlines regarding the country’s changing economic outlook; as well as the challenges, risks and opportunities awaiting foreign investors in Argentina.  “The First Signs of Confidence” – Clarín op-ed by Dante Sica, former national secretary of industry and mining, who says “generating …

Hilton Worldwide Opens Luxury Boutique Hotel In Buenos Aires

[soliloquy id=”21166″] Hilton Worldwide Opens Luxury Boutique Hotel In Buenos Aires Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of its first luxury boutique hotel in Buenos Aires and the first Latin American destination for its expanding collection of upscale boutique properties called Curio. The hotel, Anselmo Buenos Aires, is located in the San Telmo neighborhood in a popular area for tourists exactly …

JPMorgan Chase Announces Global Service Center In Buenos Aires

[soliloquy id=”21088″] JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) yesterday announced the opening of a new global service center in Buenos Aires pointing to several positive factors like cheap real estate, a convenient time zone and a highly skilled labor force which helped the Argentine megacity trump other South American metros like Bogota, Santiago and São Paulo. JPMorgan Opening A Regional Center With 1,000 Professionals is the headline …

Global Fashion Brands Targeting South America, Still Avoiding Argentina

[soliloquy id=”21042″] Four years removed from the mass exodus of Polo Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton and Escada from the streets of Recoleta, global fashion brands are once again targeting major South American metros with the notable exception of BA. “Foreign Clothing Brands Keep Avoiding Argentina” is the headline of Alfredo Sainz’s excellent piece in La Nacion charting the retail resurgence in neighboring countries and the extended fashion …

Chevron Confirms “Impressive Progress” Of Vaca Muerta Shale Oil Production

[soliloquy id=”21029″] The Vaca Muerta shale formation in Argentina’s Neuquen Basin continues to generate positive results and press releases for Chevron Corporation. Chevron Reaffirms Investment & Highlights Results is the headline of an article in today’s Diariamente Neuquen which says the California-based company’s Loma Campana well has doubled hydrocarbon output since January 2014. The Chevron press release touted the “impressive progress” …