Brazil

Energisa unit goes big in Brazilian bond sale

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

Ceron earns $401m from the sale of five-year notes in the local market

JBS names new CEO

Debt People Brazil

Gilberto Tomazoni becomes the first head of the Brazilian meat company from outside the Batista family

AES Tietê bids for Renova wind projects

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance

Power company looks to take control of the Alto Sertão III wind farm after a deal with Brookfield fell through earlier this year

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

Nomura names new VP in São Paulo

People Brazil

Lilian Luccas moves to the Japanese lender's M&A team in Brazil after four years at Bank ABC's local subsidiary

Brazil ushers in a year of restructurings

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

With the elections over, more turnarounds are expected to make it to the market in 2019, lawyers say

Banco do Brasil borrows from IDB

Loans Brazil

Brazil's state-owned lender will use the $600m loan to finance road, water and energy projects in smaller cities

Petrobras creates JV with Murphy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Energy

Brazil's state-owned energy company receives $750m and a 20% stake in the new E&P venture in the Gulf of Mexico

Aliansce, Sonae stick with merger talks

M&A Brazil

Shopping mall operators confirm discussions, but say they have not reached a deal

Hermes Pardini preps debentures

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian medical lab company looks to raise $55m from the sale of five-year notes

Celeo Redes raises reais

M&A Bonds Debt

Chilean power transmission company earns $60m from its first debt sale in Brazil

China Three Gorges closes in on Chaglla deal

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy

Justice ministry orders Odebrecht to deposit $319m in a trust managed by Banco de la Nación

Gerdau bumps up buyback

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian steelmaker accepts more than $1bn in notes tendered by the early deadline

Klabin drops bond, sticks to loan

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Loans

Brazilian paper company has postponed a $500m cross-border sale, but it plans to close a $1bn credit facility next year

Odebrecht aims for May restructuring

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Brazilian builder will start talks with investors in January, looking to refinance some $3bn in bonds