Ports

Cosan sees no challenge to fund mining JV

Debt Equity Funds

Brazilian energy group could raise debt and equity for a partnership with Aura "at a reasonable time," CFO says

CAF approves $1 bln in loans for transport, power companies

Loans International Financial Institutions CAF

South American development bank funds an addition to the São Paulo metro system and provides liquidity lines to CFE in Mexico and ICE in Costa Rica

I Squared acquires Barranquilla port

M&A Equity Project & Infrastructure Finance

US infrastructure investors spends $220 mln for 77% of the port operator in the Caribbean city

Itaú economist downplays expected infrastructure boom

Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance Ports

Mário Mesquita sees greenfield investments petering out as Brazil moves towards presidential elections next year

Nowports schedules next fundraising round for this year

Equity Ports Technology

Mexican digital freight forwarder could close its Series B round in four to six months after earning $16 mln from six investors in the first round, CEO says

Argentina to auction key waterway concession

Latin America South America Argentina

Government to seek new operator for the Paraguay-Paraná concession after current contract ends this month

Brazil drafts new tax breaks to lure foreign investors

Project & Infrastructure Finance Toll Road Ports

Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Freitas says Congress is set to pass a bill to scrap the withholding tax on project bonds issued abroad

Vinci weighs follow-on for REIT  

Equity Funds M&A

Brazilian investment firm has a "robust pipeline" of industrial assets after fully investing the money it raised in March

Wilson Sons announces plans for Novo Mercado listing

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Capital Markets

Brazilian port logistics company plans to close its holding company in Bermuda and swap its BDRs for shares on the B3 stock exchange

Petrobras reopens bidding for LNG terminal

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Brazil's state-owned oil company also approves the appointment of its new CEO

S&P expects fewer foreign bidders in Brazil's next concession auctions

Credit Ratings S&P Global Economy & Policy

But rating agency still sees "sufficient" investor appetite due to financing conditions and the infrastructure gap

Vinci plans four more infra funds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Funds

Brazilian investment firm raises $46 mln for a water fund and targets other infrastructure sectors this year