The Wall Street Journal today reported that VisaNet in Brazil completed and IPO and raised $4 billion (USD). It was the alrgest IPO of the year. Not on NYSE or London or Hong Kong. Came from Sao Paolo exchange.

This year, the top 3 IPO’s have been from Brazil, China and Qtar.
5 of the top 10 have been from Brazil, China and India.

Just more signs that the world is changing. Business (as well as most parts of life) are global. For marketing and sales folks — must think globally. Broaden your horizon.