Asia

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 United States

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

Chile consults market on undersea cable  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Chile China

Subtel starts the process to build a digital connection between South America and Asia

Daelim buys solar plants in Chile

M&A Energy Renewable

South Korean group's energy business pays Spain's Grenergy $142m for 12 projects

BRF outlines asset sales

M&A Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian meat company expects to earn $780m from the sales of businesses in Argentina, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Thailand by the end of the year

Trafigura expands existing loan

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Trading company adds $530m to a syndicated loan for its subsidiary in Peru

NH Investment, IDB form new fund

Debt Funds Project & Infrastructure Finance

French asset management firm Amundi will also participate in the $300m fund

BNP Paribas advises Lippo on Cinépolis partnership

M&A Mexico Asia

Mexican movie theater operator invests in Indonesian peer and picks up minority stake

IDB Invest places three-year floater

Bonds Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Multilateral prints $500m in October 2021s