B2W, Magazine Luiza admit interest in Netshoes

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Brazilian retailers hire BTG Pactual and JPMorgan to evaluate a possible acquisition of the online shoe store

AES buys more Renova wind farms

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian renewable energy company agrees to spend $135m and assume $260m in debt for Alto Sertão III and other projects

Engie seals TAG loan

M&A Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

French energy company gets $5.95bn in dollars and reais to fund the acquisition of the natural gas pipeline in Brazil

Deal pipeline fills up in Panama

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Bond sales and M&A deals could push volumes above last year's total of $2bn, although the upcoming elections could cause delays, source says

Embraer nominates new CEO

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer picks the head of local bus maker Marcopolo to lead the company after the $4.2bn tie-up with Boeing

Sacyr sells stake in concessions biz

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans

Chilean asset manager Toesca agrees to spend $496m for 49% of Sacyr Concesiones

Tokyo Gas invests in Engie in Mexico

M&A Energy Renewable

Japanese natural gas company forms a 50-50 renewable energy JV with the French firm

Ultrapar outlines port investments

M&A Brazil Project & Infrastructure Finance

Brazilian fuel company prepares to spend $117m on the three concessions it won last week

Banks compete for TAG loans

M&A Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

France's Engie needs reais and dollars to finance the $8.6bn acquisition of a natural gas pipeline in Brazil

Mexico's REITs get set for M&A

M&A Funds Equity

Fibra Monterrey could snap up Fibra Macquarie, while the two largest hotel funds, Fibra Hotel and Fibra Inn, could merge, source says

Gol, Latam enter race for Avianca

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Elliott Management asks the two airlines to present separate offers for at least $70m

Vitacon, 7 Bridges build real estate biz

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Asset Management

Brazilian developer and US investor roll out $520m in investments over the next six to 12 months

Fitch cuts BRF

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian food company fails to shed as much debt as expected and faces closed markets in Russia and the EU, rating agency says

Parque Arauco takes over MegaPlaza malls

M&A Chile Peru

Chilean shopping mall company increases its stake in Peru's IPSA to 85% for $120m

Finaccess buys stake in Spain's Amrest

Equity M&A Mexico

Mexican investor shells out $350m for 10.7% of the fast food restaurant operator