Cemex Philippines eyes July IPO

Mexico Asia Equity

Mexican cement company’s Philippine unit could raise up to $850m from the sale of a 45% stake

Sumitomo takes stake in Cosan

Brazil Asia Equity

Japanese trading company agrees to buy up to 20% of Brazilian sugar company’s biomass subsidiary

Gerdau enters wind JV with Sumitomo, Japan Steel Works

Brazil Asia M&A

The Brazilian steelmaker will manufacture supplies for wind turbines as part of the new venture

BRF picks up Thai food processor

Brazil Asia M&A

Brazilian chicken exporter to buy Thai food processor Golden Foods Siam from Malaysian PE fund

China's HNA to take stake in Azul

Brazil Asia China

Chinese holdco to become largest single shareholder in the Brazilian airline

Canadian, Singaporean funds buy General Shopping mall

Brazil Asia M&A

Canada’s CPPIB and Singaporean fund GIC will purchase more than 50% of the mall in Brazil.

Mitsui buys Salmex stake

Chile Asia M&A

Japanese commodities company agrees to buy close to a quarter of Chilean salmon exporter

Tartaruga FPSO closes financing package

Brazil Asia Loans

Financing wraps up for project with charter agreement with Petrobras

JBIC inks first loan in Trinidad

Caribbean Trinidad & Tobago Asia

The financing backs a methanol and dimthyl ether plant

Bladex signs Asian facility

Bonds Structured Finance Panama

Panama-headquartered lender gets fourteen banks on board for syndicated loan

China pegged to snap up Brazilian banks

Brazil Asia M&A

Chinese banks are potential acquirers of Brazil’s mid-size banks, Fitch said.

Petronas closes La Amarga acquisition

Argentina Asia M&A

Malaysian oil and gas company buys 50% stake in Argentine hydrocarbon plant from YPF as part of joint venture

Singapore’s GIC buys Brazil mall stake

Brazil Asia M&A

Sovereign wealth fund agrees to buy shopping center shareholding

Japan interest building, says Vale CFO Siani

Asia Japan Bonds

Both sides need to be proactive and make concessions in order to improve financial ties

LatAm offers diversification opportunity for Japanese investors

Asia Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Japanese investors could help region to diversify from its dependence on raw materials