Brazil asks US to support Argentina at IMF

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Argentina is seeking more flexible terms for a $44 bln loan program as international reserves fall

Nardini uses loans, receivables to finance new plant

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Equity

Brazilian agribusiness borrows $73 mln from BNDES and other lenders and issues $41 mln in CRAs to build an ethanol facility in Goiás

Raízen takes on new CEO in Argentina

People Oil Argentina

Andrés Cavallari will run the local unit of the Brazilian energy company

Investors make plays for Brazilian football

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Equity

Local private equity firm Treecorp buys a club in Curitiba as VC firm OutField aims to raise $50 mln through two funds

Armac goes with just one CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil People

Brazilian equipment rental company ends a period of shared leadership

Brazilian government delivers stark warning to Light

Economy & Policy Debt Energy

Brazilian Mining and Energy Minister Alexandre Silveira says the indebted Rio power company may not be allowed to renew its concession

Votorantim Cimentos appoints new CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil People

Osvaldo Ayres rises from COO to the top job at the cement business of the Brazilian conglomerate

Carrefour to raise funds to buy food in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debenture Brazil

French retail group's local subsidiary expects to get up to $188 mln in a receivables deal

Brazilian finance minister appoints deputy to lead monetary policy

People Economy & Policy Brazil

Gabriel Galípolo is expected to push for a rate cut at the central bank

Novonor receives new offer for Braskem

M&A Energy Oil

Abu Dhabi's ADNOC and US private equity firm Apollo reportedly ask Novonor's creditors about buying the Brazilian petchem company

Lula unnerves investors with anti-privatization stance

Economy & Policy Energy Electricity

Brazilian president looks to reinstate government control of power company Eletrobras and rules out a concession for the Port of Santos

Log sells warehouses to BTG Pactual

Equity Funds M&A

Brazilian commercial real estate developer earns $148 mln in a deal with the local investment bank

Via heads to the local bond market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Debenture

Brazilian consumer goods retailer plans to raise $226 mln to pay off debt that matures this year

Petrobras gets Chinese connection for clean energy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

Brazil's state-run oil company aligns with China Energy International to work on renewables and green hydrogen

Water industry breathes sigh of relief in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

Chamber of Deputies rejects two presidential decrees that would have favored state-owned companies and discouraged private investments, sources say