Retail shopping

C&A sizes up debt deal in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Debenture

Brazilian subsidiary of European clothing retailer plans to issue $93 mln in debentures in the local market

Alpargatas acquires software developer

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian footwear and clothing company pays $37 mln in cash and stock for Ioasys as part of a push to increase online sales

Garbarino could go up for sale again

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Retail shopping

Argentine home appliances retailer seen in talks with Prado and CarVal as debts mount

Lojas Renner puts price on share sale

Equity Capital Markets Commerce

Brazilian retailer raises $734 mln for investments in a follow-on offering

Merama funds growth with debt, equity

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

E-commerce start-up raises $160 mln from Valor Capital, Monashees, Balderton and others

Arezzo declines to make counter-offer for Hering

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian footwear company says it will not challenge Grupo Soma to buy a stake in the clothing retail chain

Grupo Soma snaps up Hering

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Debt

Brazilian retail chain agrees to pay $977 mln to buy the rival clothing company after a failed attempt by Arezzo

GPS prices IPO near low end of target

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Brazilian facilities company moves $455 mln in share listing as Warburg Pincus and Gávea Investimentos lower their stakes

Via Varejo sizes local SLB sale

Debenture Debt Brazil

Brazilian retailer plans to raise up to $180 mln with pricing tied to efforts to switch to renewable energy sources

Lojas Renner sizes up share sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Debenture

Brazilian retailer could raise up to $1.1 bln to build a new distribution center, open stores and invest in its digital platform

Hering shares jump on Arezzo snub

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian retailer's stock climbs 28% after it turns down a $230 mln offer to sell a minority stake to the local shoemaker

Falabella to close stores in Argentina

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Retail shopping

Chilean retailer calls off hunt for a buyer and will stick with e-commerce and maybe its home improvement chain

Brazil approves WhatsApp payment services

Economy & Policy Brazil United States

Central bank allows money transfer between users but still evaluates service for purchases from merchants

Carrefour puts up $1.2 bln for Grupo BIG in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

French retailer adds to recent Makro deal with a takeover bid for Walmart's former business in Brazil

GPA names new CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian retail group appoints Jorge Faiçal to the top job after the spin-off of its wholesale division