Alpek secures syndicated loan

Loans Mexico Energy

Mexican petrochemicals company obtains $710m, funding part of its acquisition plans in the US and Brazil

Kroton snaps up rival Somos

M&A Brazil

Brazilian educator agrees to pay Tarpon Investimentos $1.3bn for a 73.4% stake in the listed company

Neoenergia raises stakes for Eletropaulo stock

M&A Energy Brazil

Brazilian Energy company offers $8.5 for each of the Sao Paulo-based power distributor's shares

Teck Resources ups stake in QBSA

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Chile

Canadian miner agrees to pay about $113m for another 13.5% stake in the Chilean copper project

Clifford Chance names new partner

People M&A Regulation

British law firm promotes Thais Garcia in the M&A and corporate law practice

Petrobras moves to sell refineries

M&A Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's state-owned energy company could offload 60% stakes in four assets but keep control of another nine facilities

Mexico bars Odebrecht from state business

Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A

Federal government prohibits Brazilian constructor from signing contracts with state entities for 2.5 years

Atlas makes Mexican solar acquisition

Project & Infrastructure Finance Solar M&A

Chilean renewable energy company takes over the Guajiro project from Total subsidiary SunPower

EPM, Brookfield vie for Gas Natural in Colombia

Equity M&A Gas

Canadian investor offers $27 per share in the natural gas company, which leads the BVC to suspend trading until a new tender offer comes out

Enel outlines bid for Eletropaulo

M&A Brazil

Italian power company offers $8.2 for each of the Brazilian distributor's stock, tops bids from rivals Neoenergia and Energisa

Santander snares Brazilian fintech

M&A Brazil

Local bank provides capital injection to Creditas, which lends on the back of real estate and vehicles

Canadian Solar snares Cafayate solar PV facility

Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A Renewable

Renewable power developer gathers Argentine asset with an installed 20-year PPA

Genneia advances renewables push with maiden solar purchase

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Argentina

Argentine gas and power company picks up 82 MW portfolio from fellow local developer 360 Energy

Brazil puts pro-privatization minister in charge of energy and mines

People Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A

Moreira Franco gets the nod after Fernando Coelho Filho left to run for Congress

Marfrig acquires controlling stake in National Beef

M&A Brazil

Brazilian food company agrees to $969m transaction with the US-based entity, Rabobank underwrites the funding