Skip to content
Open global navigation

Cambridge University Press

AcademicLocation selectorSearch toggleMain navigation toggle
Cart
Register Sign in Wishlist

The Decade of the Multilatinas

$38.99

Mauro F. Guillén
View all contributors
  • Date Published: July 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107424975

$38.99
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback, eBook


Looking for an examination copy?

This title is not currently available for examination. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
About the Authors
  • Latin American multinationals (multilatinas) have been central in the rise of emerging markets in the last few decades. Their development comprises part of the global shift of wealth and power between nations. The rise of firms in a broad range of sectors – including construction, oil, telecommunications and the aeronautical industry – as important regional and global players is spreading: companies in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and many others are part of this increasing phenomenon. This book analyses the trends, the countries and the firms involved, and explores the implications for the US, China, Spain and the rest of Europe. In particular, Javier Santiso examines how Spain might profit from positioning itself as a unique hub between Europe and Latin America. 'The Decade of the Multilatinas' includes a wide range of statistical data which will be useful to scholars, policymakers and commentators on Latin America in particular, and international business and emerging markets more generally.

    • Examines the success of Latin American multinational companies within the wider context of other emerging markets, such as China, India and Russia
    • Bases its analysis on a rigorous set of statistical data for each of the countries in the region
    • Offers a unique perspective on how Spain might profit from its unique position, by becoming a hub between Europe and Latin America
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    “The continued growth in global trade and investment is rapidly forcing us to rethink the way we look at the role of the emerging economies. Early in this long process, the focus was on local production in these economies, based on cheap labor and abundant resources. But much more is going on. This timely book focuses on the impressive international expansion of Latin corporations, an important topic that thus far has not received much attention. I highly recommend it to all audiences.” - Arminio Fraga, Founder of Gávea Investimentos (acquired by JP Morgan) and former Governor of the Central Bank of Brazil

    “Thank you for a very timely and relevant book on a subject that will impact all our lives. Whether in business or not, this is a must-read.” - Marcelo Claure, Chairman & CEO, Brightstar Corp

    “Javier Santiso highlights in his book the role of multilatinas. This is not a new phenomenon. What is new is the magnitude of capital flows and the rising number of firms that are deciding to open offices in different cities, or buy existing businesses in different countries. Specialists such as Javier Santiso have identified five general reasons for companies to go international, including access to technology, resources, markets, strategic assets, and a more diversified client base. Indicators demonstrating higher-than-average investment returns tend to weigh in on this decision. I highly recommend this book.” - Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank

    “The book is a timely and highly informative overview of globalization from the perspective of the rise of multinationals based in Latam. It rightly points out the key role of Spain as the port of entry of Latam companies expanding in Europe.” - André Esteves, Partner and CEO of BTG Pactual

    See more reviews

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107424975
    • length: 302 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.41kg
    • contains: 54 b/w illus. 34 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword Mauro F. Guillén
    Introduction
    1. A novus mundus
    2. The decade of the multilatinas
    3. The expansion of Brazilian multilatinas
    4. The expansion of Spanish-speaking multilatinas
    5. Multilatinas 2.0
    6. China: a wake up call
    7. Spain and Latin America
    8. Spain as a Latin hub
    Conclusions
    Index.

  • Author

    Javier Santiso, ESADE Business School
    Javier Santiso is Professor of Economics at ESADE Business School and Vice President of the ESADEgeo think tank. Previously he has held the position of Chief Economist and Director General of the OECD Development Centre, responsible for emerging markets. He has also been Chief Economist for Emerging Markets of BBVA and adviser on emerging markets for Pfizer and Lazard.

    Contributors

    Mauro F. Guillén

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website, your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

© Cambridge University Press 2014

Back to top

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel Delete

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×