Asia

PC Maker Acquires Brazilian Group

Brazil Asia M&A

China's Lenovo Group has agreed to buy Brazilian electronics maker Digibras, known by its CCE brand, it says, in a transaction valued at BRL300m ($147m). In exchange for ...

FPSO Loan Nears Close

Brazil Asia Loans

Sponsors of a Brazil-bound floating production, storage and offload (FPSO) project are close to finalizing a 12-year $1.05bn loan, with closing expected this week, accord...

CAF Gets Asian Loan

Bonds Structured Finance Venezuela

Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF) has closed a $113m syndicated loan, it says, done through a group of Asian banks. The 3.5-year bullet loan pays Libor+97.5bp and was a...

Itau Adds Asian Greenshoe

Brazil Asia Bonds

Itau has added $125m to the $1.25bn 2022 Tier 2 bond priced on Monday, exercising a greenshoe option during Asian hours. The extra portion saw $800m in demand and boosted...

Baja Mining Project Gets Asian Boost

Mexico Asia M&A

Baja Mining’s Boleo project in Mexico has secured $90m interim financing, it says, from a consortium made up of Korea Resources Corporation, LS-Nikko Copper, Hyundai Hysc...

BdB Tests Dim Sum Market

Brazil Asia Bonds

Banco do Brasil has become the first Latin American bank to tap the Dim Sum bond market, with a small CNH 166m ($26m) transaction. The Brazilian lender priced the 2-year ...

DB Syndicate Banker Heads East

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Asia

Deutsche Bank EM debt syndicate director Jacob Gearhart is moving from New York to Singapore to become head of global risk syndicate Asia, according to sources familiar w...

US E&P Exits Vene

Venezuela Asia M&A

Harvest Natural Resources has agreed to sell its 32% stake in a Venezuelan oil exploration project to Indonesia’s PT Pertamina for $725m, it says. The all-cash sale concl...

CAF Continues Diverse Funding Amid Volatility

Venezuela Asia Europe

Regional development bank CAF has landed bond transactions in Switzerland and Hong Kong. The Andean development bank issued a CHF175m ($180m) 2.5-year floating-rate bond ...

Asian Adds Brazil Sugar Asset

Brazil Asia M&A

Singapore-based food and agriculture player Olam International has agreed to acquire Brazilian sugar mill Usina Acucareira Passos (UAP) for BRL255 ($129m), it says. It pl...

Rubiales Signs Asian Farm-in

Colombia Asia M&A

Pacific Rubiales has agreed to purchase up to 10% of an onshore oil project in Papua New Guinea for as much as $345m, it says. The Canadian-Colombian oil company is to pa...

HK Investor Unloads Peru Mine Stake

Peru Asia M&A

Peru’s Minsur has agreed to acquire a 70% stake in the Marcobre project from Hong Kong’s CST Mining, for $505m, it says. Marcobre is developing the Mina Justa copper mine...

CAF Lands HKD Debut

Venezuela Asia China

Regional development bank CAF has raised HKD400m ($51m) through its first-ever bond sale denominated in Hong Kong dollars. The Venezuela-based lender priced the 2022 bond...

Enlarging the Menu

Asia China Bonds

Asian buy-side participation in LatAm debt deals remains meager, but greater efforts are being made to cultivate accounts from Singapore to Tokyo.

KOF Eyes Coke's Philippines Bottler

Mexico Asia M&A

Mexico’s Coca-Cola Femsa (KOF) has struck an exclusivity agreement with Coca-Cola to analyze the possible acquisition of a majority stake in Coca-Cola’s bottling operatio...