Lazard names new CEO in Brazil

People Brazil

Antonio Pereira joins the financial services firm from Goldman Sachs

LyondellBasell, Odebrecht break off Braskem talks

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Dutch and Brazilian firms call off a deal after almost a year of talks

Petrobras starts sale of more oilfields

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy

Brazil's state-owned energy company issues teasers for two concessions in Bahia

Cemig unit sizes up debt sale

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Minas Gerais state power company looks to earn $940m from a two-part deal in the local market

Light looks at share sale

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Brazilian power company says it is considering a follow-on offering to pay down debt

Klabin asks for IFC funding

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Brazilian paper producer wants $390m for the $2.3bn Puma project

Liq names new CEO, CFO

People Brazil

André França takes the helm at the Brazilian call center operator

Pátria invests in Smartfit

Equity M&A Asset Management

Brazilian private equity firm puts $127m into the fitness chain

BRF, Marfrig talk merger

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian food companies could create one of the world's largest meat producers with tie-up

Ultrapar provides 'decent' premium for new notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian fuel distribution company gets investors to buy $500m in 10-year bonds despite shaky market conditions

CPFL Energia outlines share sale

Equity Capital Markets M&A

Brazilian energy company could raise $1.4bn to buy State Grid's stake in CPFL Renováveis

Atvos files for bankruptcy

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds

Odebrecht's ethanol division says it seeks legal protection to fend off a "hostile" creditor

Movida moves to sell local notes

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian car rental company outlines its second debenture deal of the year

Centauro owner ups offer for Netshoes

M&A Brazil

Grupo SBF drives up the price to $109m as it tries to outbid the local retail chain Magazine Luiza

BTG Pactual opens digital branch

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity

Brazilian bank also announces plans to sell $503m in shares and transfer most of its stake in Switzerland's EFG to a holding company