OUR NEW SENIOR ADVISOR, FOOD PROCESSING AND SAFETY

After a distinguished career in food processing and safety, Marcio da Cruz has just joined Pacific Northwest Advisors. A dual U.S. – Brazilian citizen, Mr. da Cruz presently offers business development for food industries. Mr. da Cruz has extensive expertise and...

2017 LATIN AMERICA: PERU IS PNWA’S TOP PICK AMONG ANDEAN COUNTRIES

Stephen E Murphy, PNWA’s Senior Advisor, Latin America and Caribbean, reports that Peru, a country of 32 million has been consistently growing under several democratically elected governments with proper transition. Its newly elected President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski...

2016: THE YEAR CHEAP MONEY ENDED

By Jeff Hoyt, PNWA Managing Director — Corporate Finance At last in December the Fed finally decided that the economy was strong enough to head towards normalizing interest rates. A single quarter point rise in itself was not terribly meaningful; however, the market...

TEAM CUBA – PACIFIC NORTHWEST CONNECTIONS TO CUBA

President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba in March has put the Cuban market on the radars of a number of Pacific Northwest area businesses, e.g., Alaska Air’s bid to fly there. PNWA’s Steve Murphy is our resident Cuba expert, having visit Cuba last summer and already...

2015 Corporate Finance – Our Perspective

PNWA Managing Director Jeff Hoyt reports that M&A activity in 2015 set a new record, surpassing 2007. Mid-December global announced deal volume was $4.35 trillion globally. Factors driving this high level of deal volume include increasing global competition, slow...