Asia

GS water biz raises debt in Brazil

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

BRK Ambiental prints $117m in local notes soon after its sale to the South Korean conglomerate

Loggi reaches a billion

Equity Funds Asset Management

Japan's SoftBank leads a $150m funding round for the Brazilian delivery services app

Teck settles Quebrada Blanca financing

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Canadian mining company comes to terms on a $2.5bn project finance facility in Chile

WPD seeks partners for wind farms in Chile

Equity Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans

German renewable energy company puts debt plans on hold as it looks for equity investors in Asia, source says

Banco Industrial executes Kexim loan

Loans Debt Guatemala

Guatemalan lender starts disbursing $30m to fund machinery imports for the local textiles and apparel industry

Startex seeks funding to increase exports

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Guatemala

Guatemalan clothing manufacturer is in talks for a possible revolver from an unnamed US lender, source says

Guatemala eyes bond after 'positive' IMF review

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Sovereign issuer could sell $500m in new notes and lower its average financing costs to 6.5%, source says

GS Inima buys Brazilian water biz from Brookfield

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Funds

Spanish water company pays $188m to take control of BRK Ambiental from the Canadian investor

Brazil adds to concessions program

Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance Politics

PPI includes 59 projects with an estimated $405bn in total investments over 30 years

Natura closes in on Avon acquisition

M&A Brazil US

Brazilian cosmetics company could announce a deal after it releases Q1 earnings on May 2

SoftBank hires team for LatAm tech fund

People Funds Asset Management

Tokyo-based tech holding company names new investment managers in São Paulo and Miami

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

JCR rates Chile

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Finance minister says new investment-grade rating is proof of Asian interest in Chile

Taurus studies JV in India

M&A Brazil India

Brazilian gunmaker could partner with a major steel company to make and market firearms

BRF misses divestment target

M&A Equity Debt

Brazilian food company unloads $1.1bn in assets, or 81% of the target