Brazilian, Mexican investors acquire US hotel chain

M&A Asset Management Brazil

VCM and Sharpen lead a deal to buy 45 economy hotels from AHIP for $215 mln

Oi starts sale of mobile unit

M&A Telecoms Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian telecom says it has hired a financial advisor to conduct market sounding and determine a possible sale price

Engie, CDPQ enlist more lenders for TAG loan

Loans M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance

Five European banks join the 12-year, $2.45 bln acquisition financing for the natural gas pipeline in Brazil

Petrobras offloads Frade oilfield

M&A Energy Gas

Brazil's state-owned oil company sells its 30% stake to PetroRio for $100 mln

XP sets up private equity fund

Funds Equity M&A

Brazilian brokerage firm hires former Actis partner Chu Kong to lead investments in mid-sized companies

Peterson joins Itaoca port terminal

Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A Equity

Port operator takes on part of $450 mln in investments to build and operate a private terminal in Brazil

Petrobras fails to sell fertilizer units

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy

Brazil's state-owned oil company ends talks with Russia's Acron Group without a deal

Tencent, SoftBank lead third financing round for Ualá

Equity M&A Funds

Chinese conglomerate and Japanese investor mobilize $150 mln for the Argentine fintech and each get a seat on the board

Taurus names possible partner in Indian JV

M&A Equity Brazil

Brazilian gunmaker extends talks to form a new company with steelmaker Jindal for another six months

CPPIB, Ontario Teachers invest in Mexico's IDEAL

M&A Equity Capital Markets

Canadian pension funds will acquire 40% of the Mexican infrastructure developer through a tender offer on the BMV stock exchange

Enel increases stake in Eletropaulo

Equity Capital Markets M&A

Italian energy company spends $35 mln for another 1.5% and removes its São Paulo subsidiary from the B3 stock exchange

Petrobras asks for refinery bids

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Brazil's state-owned oil company also leases two fertilizer plants to Unigel for $42 mln

Magazine Luiza, Marisa form partnership

M&A Brazil

Magazine Luiza will sell smartphones and digital services at more than 300 Marisa stores in Brazil

Colombia drops ISA sale

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

Finance Ministry withdraws an invitation for investment banks to present offers on how to structure the sale of the state-owned holding company

Creditors reject bid for Clealco mill

M&A Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

US investment fund Amerra had offered $47 mln for the Queiroz mill, but creditors balked at the price