Canada

Ontario Teachers' agrees to buy Evoltz

M&A Energy Electricity

Canadian pension plan will take over seven transmission lines in Brazil from US investment firm TPG

Votorantim, CDPQ combine North American cement businesses

M&A Equity Brazil

Brazilian conglomerate holds an 83% stake in the sixth largest cement producer in the world

Scotiabank increases stake in Chilean subsidiary

Equity M&A Chile

Canadian bank spends $407 mln for another 7% in Scotiabank Chile and takes its total share to 83%

Petrobras offloads remaining stake in NTS

M&A Equity Brazil

Brazil's state-owned oil company pockets $28 mln for 10% of the natural gas pipeline network

Equatorial Energia takes out loan for Piauí unit

Loans Debt Energy

Brazilian power company borrows $55 mln from Canada's Scotiabank

Profertil registers debut bond program

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine fertilizer maker plans the sale of up to $500 mln in sale of short- to long-term notes

S&P expects fewer foreign bidders in Brazil's next concession auctions

Credit Ratings S&P Global Economy & Policy

But rating agency still sees "sufficient" investor appetite due to financing conditions and the infrastructure gap

AT&T signs syndicated loan in Mexico

Loans Debt Mexico

US telco's local subsidiary borrows $652 mln from seven lenders

CPP Investments acquires stake in Iguá

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Canadian pension fund agrees to spend $214 mln for 45% of the Brazilian water company

JPMorgan appoints new LatAm CEO

Asset Management People Latin America

Alfonso Eyzaguirre will be the boss in Latin America and Canada and the head of investment banking in Latin America

Telefónica, CDPQ open fiber optic business in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Equity

Canadian pension fund will invest $320 mln and own half of the joint venture with the Spanish telco

Sigma turns to development banks for lithium financing

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity

Canadian mining company looks to get funding from BDMG and BNB for the Grota do Cirilo project in Minas Gerais

Celsia plugs in new loans

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

Colombian power company could borrow up to $113 mln to cover investments and operating costs

Igúa receives offer from Canadian pension fund

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity

Brazilian water company confirms Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) offered to buy a stake in the company

Appian targets LatAm mines with new fund

Funds Project & Infrastructure Finance Equity

British firm has already deployed 40% of the $775 mln fund, including two investments in Brazil