ContourGlobal, Alpek drag out negotiations

Project & Infrastructure Finance Electricity Mexico

UK power generator, Mexican petchem firm continue talks over two local cogeneration plants

Fitch upgrades Eletrobras

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A

Brazilian power provider's strong link to the sovereign earns it a bump up to BB- from B+

IMC agrees to Sapore merger

M&A Brazil

Months of negotiation lead to a billion dollar food services company

Brazil schedules sale of Eletrobras distribution units

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

BNDES issues the tender documents for the six companies and programs the auction for July 26

LyondellBasell, Odebrecht talk Braskem deal

M&A Brazil

Dutch chemical company and Brazilian builder will not make more announcements unless they reach a deal

Anglo American offloads stake in Peruvian copper asset

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Peru

Japan's Mitsubishi takes on another 22% in the Quellaveco project for $600m

AES pens its share in wider Eletropaolo sale

M&A Brazil Electricity

US power company snares $330m for its 17% stake in the Brazilian unit, charts proceeds for debt repayment

Central bank to weigh in on Itaú acquisition of XP

Economy & Policy M&A Funds

Brazil's monetary authority could limit the bank to a minority stake in the financial services firm, according to press reports

IMC maintains merger talks with Sapore

M&A Brazil

Brazilian restaurant operator responds to press reports alleging it agreed to sell up to a 60% stake

LF Andean: M&A persists amid elections and corruption scandals

Capital Markets M&A Peru

LatAm, particularly Andean transaction values could increase this year even though overall deal flow may slow

Casino puts Via Varejo on chopping block amid wider asset sale

M&A Brazil

Brazilian retailer's French parent chases roughly $1.76bn in cash from divestments to lower debt

GeoPark buys into Vaca Muerta project

Argentina Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A

Chilean O&G company snares 50% non-operating working interest in a block it will develop alongside local peer YPF

Equinor takes stakes in pre-salt blocks

M&A Energy Brazil

Norway's oil company participates in two winning consortiums during the fourth round of Brazilian pre-salt oilfield auctions

Equity funds bet on Brazilian recovery

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

As Brazil reemerges a deep recession, equity fund managers have taken a shine again to Latin America's largest economy. Elsewhere in the region, the picks are more select...

Odebrecht case delays M&A deals

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

A far-reaching bribery scandal has shifted the landscape of M&A in Latin America. Now the sale of Peru's Chaglla hydropower plant is in danger of collapsing.