Brazil

União Química buys Lilly plant in US

M&A Brazil US

Brazilian pharmaceutical firm acquires biotech facility in Georgia for an undisclosed amount

Vale banks on higher earnings from higher-grade ore

Project & Infrastructure Finance Equity Regulation

The Brazilian miner expects sales of higher-grade iron ore to Chinese buyers will boost earnings

Zürich Airport could drop Viracopos bid

Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A Loans

Swiss airport operator wants to see a restructuring plan in place by the end of the year, or it may walk away from the offer

Equatorial wins first Eletrobras auction

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy

Maranhão-based power company promises to invest at least $193m in the electricity distributor Cepisa

Fitch upgrades Eletropaulo

Debt Loans M&A

Brazilian power company's ratings move up a notch after Italy's Enel increases its stake to 93%

Engie sells infra bonds in Brazil

Debenture Brazil

French utility company raises $202m to fund investments in a wind farm and two hydroelectric dams in Brazil

AB Concessões subsidiary plans debt sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rodovia das Colinas looks to raise $108m in the local capital markets, following a $62m deal in October last year

CPFL ratifies funding plans

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

Brazilian power company allows subsidiaries to seek financing for as much as $367m

Moody's returns Vale to investment grade

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Higher production and lower debt lets the Brazilian iron ore miner stand up to price fluctuations in the commodities market, ratings agency says

Linx turns focus to ecommerce

Game-Changers People Brazil

Jean Carlo Klaumann steps down as COO to lead the Brazilian software's company move into the digital market

Pacific Alliance and Mercosur start plans for free trade agreement

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Argentina

Pacific Alliance wants more integration, less barriers to trade and better connection with Asia-Pacific.

Brazil forms railway fund

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Funds Project & Infrastructure Finance

Transportation ministry plans to use the money earned from concession auctions to cover investments in railroad projects

Brazil's CNPE orders Angra III studies

Project & Infrastructure Finance Brazil Energy

Brazil’s National Council for Energy Policy forms working group comprised of public ministries, Eletrobras and Eletronuclear

Andrade Gutierrez offers bond swap

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian engineering group asks to exchange $345m in overdue notes for new bonds due in 2021

CCR selects new CEO

People Project & Infrastructure Finance Brazil

Leonardo Vianna takes over the Brazilian infrastructure developer as part of a restructuring plan that started in 2014