Asia

Japanese investors acquire Santher

M&A Equity Brazil

Daio Paper and Marubeni enter the Brazilian personal care market by buying the Brazilian paper maker for $516 mln

3corações buys Mitsui's coffee business

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian JV between São Miguel Holding and Israel's Strauss Group acquires the Japanese trading house's local brands for $48 mln

IDB issues first rupiah notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Development bank plans to issue more bonds in different currencies this year

State Grid asks banks for refinancing in Brazil

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

Chinese power company wants to refinance up to $695 mln in debt at rates that are too low for most investors and commercial banks, source says

Stori adds to first fundraising round

Equity Funds Loans

Mexican digital bank gets $10 mln from Chinese and German investors to roll out a new credit card

Taurus forms JV in India

M&A Brazil India

Brazilian gunmaker signs an agreement with local steelmaker Jindal Group after almost a year of negotiations

Chinese consortium negotiates loan for bridge PPP

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

CR20 and CCCC start talks with Bank of China to finance the Salvador-Ilha de Itaparica Bridge in Bahia

Crédito Real approaches Japanese investors

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Mexican lender considers selling yen-denominated bonds to expand its funding base

Banorte signs agreement with Sinosure

Loans Structured Finance Project & Infrastructure Finance

Mexican lender looks to increase financing for local businesses that buy Chinese goods or services

South Korea joins CABEI

Loans Debt Central America

Newest non-regional member nation contributes $450 mln in capital and increases the Central American development bank's lending capacity by $2 bln

GIC, Pátria win São Paulo toll road concession

Project & Infrastructure Finance Regulation Brazil

Singapore wealth fund and Brazilian private equity firm offer $270 mln for the 30-year contract

Tokio Marine, Caixa broker insurance agreement

M&A Brazil Japan

Japanese insurer pays $374 mln to sell mortgage and home insurance lines at the Brazilian state-owned bank for 20 years

KST refinances thermoelectric plant in Mexico

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Kepco subsidiary pays off debt with the proceeds from a $401 mln private placement backed by the Korea Exim Bank

GLP team wins highway concession in Brazil

Project & Infrastructure Finance Brazil Asia

Way-306 bids $145 mln for the 30-year contract, lining up $225 mln in investments

Codelco sells bonds in Hong Kong dollars

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Chilean copper miner raises $64 mln from the sale of 15-year notes at a fixed rate of 2.84%