Brazil schedules sale of Eletrobras distribution units

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

BNDES issues the tender documents for the six companies and programs the auction for July 26

Crédito Real asks IDB for SME financing

Loans Brazil

Mexican lender seeks $50m for loans to women-led small businesses

BRF names former Petrobras CEO to top post

People Brazil

Brazilian fill the vacant position and also names new COO

LyondellBasell, Odebrecht talk Braskem deal

M&A Brazil

Dutch chemical company and Brazilian builder will not make more announcements unless they reach a deal

Vale unveils tender offer for 2042s

Capital Markets Bonds Brazil

Brazilian miner starts buyback for any of the $1.5bn it has in outstanding 5.625% paper

AES pens its share in wider Eletropaolo sale

M&A Brazil Electricity

US power company snares $330m for its 17% stake in the Brazilian unit, charts proceeds for debt repayment

Kroton files for Saber bonds

Equity IPO Regulation

Brazilian education company wants subsidiary to raise debt and help pay for the $1.2bn acquisition of Somos Educação

Paranapanema settles suit with Santander

Equity Loans Regulation

Brazilian copper company's shares take off after it lowers loan payments to $40m from $200m

Louis Dreyfus increases stake in Biosev

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Commodity merchant firm now owns 94% of its Brazilian sugar business

Petrobras executes jumbo LM effort

Brazil Energy

State-run energy company prepays $61bn in debt, refinances $48.6bn of the total with new loans

Central bank to weigh in on Itaú acquisition of XP

Economy & Policy M&A Funds

Brazil's monetary authority could limit the bank to a minority stake in the financial services firm, according to press reports

Fitch downgrades QGOG

Capital Markets Brazil

Brazilian oil driller enters restricted default after continuing to miss interest payments

Itapoa Terminais Portuarios requests IDB loan

Brazil Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans

Brazilian port company solicits up to $40m for port expansion from the development finance institution

IMC maintains merger talks with Sapore

M&A Brazil

Brazilian restaurant operator responds to press reports alleging it agreed to sell up to a 60% stake

Vale signs streaming agreements from Canadian mine

Brazil Canada Project & Infrastructure Finance

Wheaton Precious Metals and Cobalt 27 Capital will pay $690m to the Brazilian miner for supply of the magnetic commodity