Brazil

Assaí rules out share sale for Extra acquisition

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian wholesale retailer plans to take on debt to fund a $952 mln deal with fellow Casino division GPA, CEO says

Simpar names new CEO for leasing division

People Brazil

Former Banco do Brasil and Cielo CEO Paulo Caffarelli takes the lead at BBC

Oi deal could lead to more private equity in infrastructure

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

BTG's acquisition of the telco's fiber optics business with GIC and GlobeNet could be a catalyst for similar deals in Brazil, lawyer says

Globo stages succession plan

People Brazil

Jorge Nóbrega steps down from dual role at South America's largest media company as Marinho family members resume control

Bain buys stake in Bionexo

M&A Equity Healthcare

US investment firm agrees to invest $83 mln for the Brazilian medical software company to spend on AI and acquisitions

Braskem Idesa increases size of SLB sale on strong demand

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Mexican petchem company raises $1.2 bln to pay off 2029 notes and refinance project finance debt

B3 negotiates Neoway acquisition

M&A Technology Equity

São Paulo stock exchange holds talks to buy the big data analytics and AI company for as much $363 mln

EDP wins privatization auction in Goiás

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Brazil

Portuguese utility company bids $358 mln for Celg's transmission business, but says it does not need to finance the acquisition in the capital markets

Banco Daycoval adds to IFC funding

World Bank Loans Brazil

Brazilian mid-sized bank gets another $151 mln to lend to SMEs, following a $384 mln deal in April

Pague Menos to roll over debt with new debentures

Debenture Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian drugstore plans to raise $82 mln to protect itself from volatility in the run-up to next year's elections

Mendoza reviews pitches for potassium mine adviser

M&A Argentina Brazil

Argentine province receives offers from Deloitte and UBS to find a buyer for Potasio Río Colorado

Braskem Idesa pitches up to $1 bln in SLBs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Mexican petchem company ties new 2032 bonds to targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15% in seven years

Vibra buys half of Comerc

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debenture Equity

Brazilian fuel distribution company agrees to spend $587 mln for 50% of the renewable energy trading company that was planning an IPO

Aqua to rack up funds for agfood investments

Equity Funds M&A

Brazilian private equity firm plans to raise $400 mln for investments in LatAm's agriculture and food sector

CCR unit starts up local debt deal

Debt Debenture Capital Markets

Brazilian toll road concessionaire CCR AutoBAn plans to come back to the bond market with $254 mln in new notes