Michelle del Campo (EN)

Michelle del Campo (EN)

Reporter

Mexican reporter specialized in companies. I like to cover topics related to sustainability, startups, and cross-border issues. Previously I was part of Infosel-Sentido Común, Transparencia Mexicana and Fundación Este País.
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Carlos Slim’s Inbursa Pulls Out of Bidding for Banamex

The decision was by mutual agreement, after Inbursa had presented a non-binding offer to acquire Citigroup’s retail banking business in Mexico

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Mexico’s Nemak Gears Up for Electric Vehicle Boom With $1.1B Investment

The Mexican auto parts manufacturer’s investment comes as the US is seeking to improve the North American supply chain for electric vehicles

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Mexico’s FEMSA Enters Fintech Space to Offer Remittances, Loans

Mexican conglomerate FEMSA, which owns the ubiquitous Oxxo convenience stores, has been granted a license to operate as a fintech and aims to offer personal loans and to small businesses

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Mexico’s Televisa to Spin Off Several Business Segments and Create Listed Company

The new company in charge of the media giant’s soccer, stadium and publishing businesses will list on Mexico’s stock exchange

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Marriott Buys Mexican Hotel Chain City Express, Becomes LatAm’s Biggest Hospitality Brand

The $100 million transaction includes the brands City Express, City Express Plus, City Express Suites, City Express Junior and City Centro and will bolster Marriott’s international presence by 45%

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Viva Aerobus, Allegiant Hoping to Land US Antitrust Immunity to Share Routes

The merger between the two airlines has been approved in Mexico, but requires approval of antirust immunity in the US in order for the Mexican and US-based airlines to be able to share routes

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Mexican Companies’ Q3 Reports Could Hint at First Signs of a Recession

Companies listed on Mexico’s stock exchange have until October 28 to file their third-quarter reports, and which will reveal their financial state of affairs and expectations for the coming months

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Mexico’s Alsea Marks 20 Years of Operating Starbucks, Plans to Continue Expansion

The operator of the coffee shop franchises in Mexico now also operates branches in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and five European countries

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High Fuel Prices Cause Headwinds for Mexican Low-Cost Carrier Volaris

The low-cost airline’s passenger numbers dropped in June, and which some analysts see as a sign of increased fares due to higher fuel costs

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Mexican Prosecutors Probe Ex-President Peña Nieto

The investigation centers on a series of bank transfers totaling 26 million pesos ($1.26 million) by one of the former president’s relatives

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Supply Chains Won’t Go Back to Normal, DHL Says

In an interview with Bloomberg Línea, Oscar de Bok, CEO of the logistics giant’s supply chain division, advises companies to diversify their sources and adopt ‘omnishoring’

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Mexican Companies Begin to Feel Effects of War in Ukraine

The war is even impacting companies with little exposure to the region

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AVOD Gains More Screen Space in Mexico

Advertising-based video on demand caught up with subscription-based services in terms of market penetration in the country in 2021

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Latin American Unicorns Give Birth to New Generation of Startups

A new wave of entrepreneurship is emerging, launched by the minds behind unicorns in the region such as Rappi, Mercado Libre, Nubank, Clip and Kavak

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Cemex, Grupo México and Alfa Each Earmark Over $1B for Investments This Year

Inflation and an imminent interest rate rise could play against the three Mexican companies’ plans, however

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How América Móvil’s Brazil and Mexico Markets Differ

While one market is predominantly post-paid, pre-paid contracts are more popular in the other. We look at the reasons why

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Chip Shortage Accelerates SUV Sales in Mexico

The SUV and crossover segment was the only one to see sales growth in January

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Nido Ventures Seeks to Sow Seed Funding in Mexico

A new fund is in search of tech entrepreneurs that may lack the credentials to access capital

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Latin American Unicorns Begin Betting on Sports Sponsorship

Startups such as Kavak, Bitso, Nubank, Rappi and Chiliz see sport as a way to achieve their brand-building and customer-growth goals

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‘Proptech’ Gives LatAm’s Middle Class a Foot on the Property Ladder, Habi’s CEO Says

People invest in apartments, not the stock exchange, according to Habi founder Sebastián Noguera

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Traxión Steering Toward More M&As

The Mexican haulage and logistics company seeks to recover its pre-pandemic growth speed

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Carmakers Could Be Less Competitive if U.S. Wins Rules of Origin Spat

The president of Mexico’s automotive industry association says some manufacturers could be disadvantaged by having to pay tariffs

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Scrap Metal Will Be Key to Future Steel Prices in Mexico

The price of steel used in key industries such as the automotive sector will be linked to scrap metal prices

Mexico’s 2022 M&A Outlook Cloudier After Surge in Deals This Year

Deal volumes increased by 36% over 2020, with a 30% jump in value, but 2022 could be more subdued

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2021: Mexico’s Year of Unicorns and a Startup Investment Boom

Investors are turning to Mexico and other Latin American countries, where the perfect seedbed for a entrepreneurial boom is developing

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