Daily Brief

Sep 15, 2021 Issue

SoftBank steps up tech investments in LatAm

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Asset Management Capital Markets

Japanese investor to launch a new $3 bln fund as MercadoLibre and Kaszek team up on a $250 mln SPAC IPO

SHF receives high marks for local bond deal

Credit Ratings Bonds Mexico

Mexico's federal mortgage lender plans to raise up to $302 mln in a two-part deal to refinance debt and extend maturities

Chile comes back with social bonds in dollars, euros

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer completes two issues in one day, raising a total of $2.08 billion to fund social projects

Captalys files for IPO

Equity IPO Latin America

Brazilian fintech could move up to $190 mln in its stock market debut

Fibra Haus sets up local listing

Bonds Funds Mexico

Mexican REIT aims to raise $126 mln in a CBFI sale on the BIVA exchange

IFC invests in Mexican insurance broker

M&A Equity World Bank

World Bank's private sector division buys a stake in Sekura from private equity firm Australis Partners

GAIA turns to SoftBank for Series C funding

Funds Mexico Capital Markets

Mexican online furniture sales platform gets $50 mln from the Japanese investor and eight others

Barranquilla borrows for infrastructure investments

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

Colombian city takes out a $100 mln loan from Deutsche Bank for a three-year development program

Sipsa to sell stake in Panama shipping company

M&A South America Argentina

Chilean shipper stands to earn $36 mln in a deal with Norway's American Shipping

Carrefour drafts financing plans for BIG acquisition in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans Brazil

French retailer's local subsidiary could take out $381 mln in loans with tenors up to three years