Initial Pampa Offering? El Tejar Weighs Options

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, us companies

More Buenos Aires IPO news this week on the heels of yesterday’s post regarding TGLT’s public offering ambitions. Bloomberg BusinessWeek is reporting that BA-based El Tejar is weighing an IPO in New York and taking the necessary steps to be in compliance whenever the mood strikes over the next three years. El Tejar CEO Oscar Alvarado told BBW, “We are …

IDEA: Argentine Executives Searching for Answers on Global Copmetitiveness

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, visionaries

One of Argentina’s most prestigious and probing private sector gatherings took place last week at the 45th Annual IDEA Conference in Mar del Plata. Over 800 Argentine executives met in the coastal resort town to ponder one giant question: Why is Argentina not more competitive on the global stage? Electronic voting commenced on the Conference’s Opening Day…hands on buzzers…top five …