Equity

Pátria invests in Smartfit

Equity M&A Asset Management

Brazilian private equity firm puts $127m into the fitness chain

CPFL Energia outlines share sale

Equity Capital Markets M&A

Brazilian energy company could raise $1.4bn to buy State Grid's stake in CPFL Renováveis

BTG Pactual opens digital branch

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity

Brazilian bank also announces plans to sell $503m in shares and transfer most of its stake in Switzerland's EFG to a holding company

Actis lists CerPI

Equity Capital Markets Project & Infrastructure Finance

UK emerging markets investors raises $150m for energy and infrastructure investments in Mexico

Magazine Luiza increases Netshoes bid

M&A Brazil Equity

Brazilian retailer improves its offer to $93m for the online shoe store

CORRECTION: CDPQ promotes LatAm director

People Funds Equity

Jean-Pierre Cedroni remains on the private equity team in São Paulo

WPD seeks partners for wind farms in Chile

Equity Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans

German renewable energy company puts debt plans on hold as it looks for equity investors in Asia, source says

Totvs prices share sale

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A

Brazilian software company stands to earn $265m from a follow-on offering

Natura acquires Avon in all-stock deal

M&A Equity Brazil

Brazilian cosmetics company expects the combined company to earn more than $10bn in revenues per year

CPFL Energia offers to buy State Grid's stake in renewables biz

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian energy company hires UBS to determine a fair price per share for its parent company's stake in CPFL Renováveis

Carrefour cuts debt in Brazil

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

French retailer's local subsidiary has slashed its financing costs by 74%

Avianca attracts takeover interest

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt M&A

Colombian airline could become a target for other carriers looking for a bargain, source says

Totvs raises money for acquisitions

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian software company stands to earn more than $280m from an upcoming share sale

Brazilian equities gain ground in first half

Equity IPO Capital Markets

Deals from Centauro and BK Brasil stand out as highlights, while Neoenergia and Carrefour Brasil prepare share sales of their own

IDB Invest invests in SME fund

Funds Equity Economy & Policy

Multilateral lender backs middle-market equity investments in Brazil through Stratus Group