Karoon closes loan for oil field acquisition in Brazil

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Australian oil and gas company signs a four-year loan from ING for the Baúna deal

Moody's upgrades Aleatica toll road

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency gives Autopista Amozoc-Perote a Baa1, citing "robust" traffic and revenue growth

Macquarie power project faces uncertain future

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

Australian investor has not secured an adequate supply of natural gas to run the 560 MW plant in Mexico, sources say

Macquarie opens private equity office in Mexico City

Equity M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance

Australian investor forms a seven-member team to make direct investments in infrastructure and energy firms

Aleatica departs Toluca airport

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Mexico

State-owned operator GACM agrees to buy 49%, bringing the airport into public hands

Brazil ushers in reserve-based lending  

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Trident and Karoon sign the first such loans in the country to buy upstream assets from Petrobras

Petrobras sells upstream assets  

M&A Energy Gas

Trident buys two clusters for $851m, while Karoon acquires an oilfield for $665m

Nufarm sells CRAs in Brazil

Capital Markets Brazil Australia

Australian agrochemical company issues $54m in receivables through Gaia and BNP Paribas

CAF considers Kangaroo bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

South American development bank met investors in Sydney and Melbourne last month to go over a possible deal

Fitch upgrades JBS

Capital Markets Bonds Brazil

Rating agency expects the Brazilian meatpacker to lower debt levels on rising cashflow

Mexico hands refinery contract to Pemex

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Energy

Energy ministry Sener will oversee construction of Dos Bocas alongside the state-owned oil company, AMLO says

Aleatica kicks out OHL

Project & Infrastructure Finance Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico

IFM-led concessionaire revokes the Spanish firm's EPC contracts in Mexico and Colombia

Finaccess makes non-binding offer for Restaurant Brands

M&A Equity Australia

Mexican investor submits proposal for 75% stake in the New Zealand fast food chain operator

CAF revisits Aussie Kangaroo market with seven-year trade

Capital Markets Bonds Australia

LatAm supranational issuer prints $75m-equivalent deal in Australia's bond market after orders reached more than AUD170m

CAF sets guidance on new Kangaroo issuance

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

LatAm development bank charts $75m equivalent in Aussie dollars, expects to price overnight