Grupo Sura absorbs Panama unit

M&A Asset Management Central America

Colombian insurer gains regulatory approval to fuse companies together

BRF talks asset sales in bid to cut debt

M&A Brazil

Brazilian food processor hires trio to advise on divestments in Argentina, Thailand and Europe

Red Electrica picks up Minera Centinela

M&A Energy Chile

Spanish firm, through local subsidiary, acquires Chilean power line operator for $117m

Scotia, BBVA pick new board after merger

M&A People Chile

Canadian lender completes $2.2bn acquisition of its Spanish peer, renames as Scotiabank Azul

São Paulo readies CESP privatization

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Energy

Brazilian state government sets the minimum price per share in the electric company at $3.77

Cemig delays telecom auction amid heightened interest

M&A Energy Brazil

Brazilian utility pushes asset sale to August 8, giving bidders more time to digest company information

Fibra Inn acquires Secrets Silversands resort

M&A Capital Markets Mexico

Mexican real estate investor enters local beach accommodation sector with $180m purchase

Petrobras, CNPC talk refinery partnership

Energy Brazil M&A

Brazilian oil company could complete the Comperj refinery with fresh funds from the Chinese state-owned producer

Boeing buys Embraer's commercial jet business

M&A Brazil

Shares in the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer plummet after $4.75bn JV with US peer

Sempra snaps up Chilean power provider

M&A Energy Chile

AES Gener bags $220m for Compania Transmisora del Norte Grande

Kroton outlines Saber notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian educator ponders $1.4bn sale of seven-year notes to cover Somos purchase

Petrobras halts asset sales on court ruling

M&A Energy Renewable

State-owned energy company puts plans on hold after Supreme Federal Court says its needs congressional approval

Suzano buys more Duratex plots

M&A Brazil

Brazilian paper company spends $193m for another 20,000 hectares

Regulus spins off Argentine assets

M&A Argentina Canada

Canadian miner agrees to move South American assets under the newly-formed Aldebaran Resources

Coca-Cola Femsa expands with Uruguay purchase

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico

Mexican soft drink bottler enters its 11th country with this $251m deal for Montevideo Refrescos