NYTimes: More Americans Choose Retirement in Argentina & Uruguay

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

It’s another triple-digit loss day on the Dow so, depending on your degree of diversification, your retirement savings may be taking a similar hit. Appropriate then that we turn to an article on net worth and how to stretch your hard-earned savings post-retirement. The New York Times says Latin American destinations like Buenos Aires, Punta del Este and even Medelli­n …

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 …

Buenos Aires Legal Professionals Are Talented, Bilingual & Driven

Patrick Archer competitiveness, culture

Nick Lawn, a young British attorney, spends the year working in Argentina and sends a “Postcard from Buenos Aires” to the readers of London-based TheLawyer.com. Like most expats, Lawn admits to bringing a few stereotypes across the pond in his equipaje, but working side-by-side with Argentine attorneys quickly dispelled any preconceived notions he may have held regarding their work ethic, …