Brazil

Mendoza seeks adviser for sale of potassium mine

M&A South America Argentina

Argentine province wants to find a buyer within two years for a mine formerly run by Brazil's Vale

Oi names new CFO

People Telecoms Brazil

Brazilian telco appoints Cristiane Barretto to replace Camille Faria in charge of the finance department

GM appoints new head for South America

People South America Brazil

US carmaker selects Santiago Chamorro to replace Carlos Zarlenga

Engie sells coal-fired plant

Equity Funds M&A

French energy group offloads the Jorge Lacerda complex to local fund manager FRAM Capital for $63 mln

SulAmérica makes competing offer for HB Saúde

Equity M&A Brazil

Brazilian insurance company takes on Hapvida with a $94 mln bid for the regional medical group

TIM calls in new CFO in Brazil

Brazil People Technology

Camille Faria now leads the financial department of the Italian telco's local subsidiary

Fleury joins the fray for Alliar

Equity M&A Brazil

Brazilian medical services firm could compete with Rede D'Or and Nelson Tanure for control of the diagnostics company

Cosan deals stake in Compass

Equity Capital Markets Energy

Brazilian energy company sells 4.7% of its natural gas division to Atmos for $156 mln

Vibra seals ethanol JV with Copersucar

Funds M&A Brazil

Brazilian fuel distribution company also sets up a real estate fund with local investment firm Prisma

Petrobras reiterates interest in selling Braskem stake

M&A Equity Debt

Brazil's state-owned oil company also offloads Breitener for $59 mln and redeems $1.27 bln in international bonds

Moody's gives first-time rating to TAG

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Oil

Brazilian natural gas pipeline operator is assigned a Ba2 on stable and predictable cash flows from long-term contracts

Brazil's former finance minister hails Supreme Court decision on central bank

Economy & Policy Regulation Brazil

Central bank autonomy puts the country "on par" with advanced economies and helps attract investments, Henrique Meirelles says

Sinqia approves share sale

Equity Brazil Capital Markets

Brazilian software company looks to raise as much as $105 mln in a restricted offering

Minerva forms JV with SALIC for Australian buys

M&A Equity Brazil

Brazilian meatpacker partners with the Saudi agricultural and livestock company to acquire two sheep processing plants in Western Australia

Outlook grows murky for reforms in Brazil

Economy & Policy Brazil Politics

Economy Minister Paulo Guedes tries to inject some optimism, but his credibility is low, investors and analysts say