China

Ecuador restructures debt with Chinese banks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Loans

South American government lowers payments to CBD and Eximbank by $1.42 bln over three years

Argentina rolls over debt with Chinese firm

Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance Railroads

Government pushes back $93 mln payment to CMEC with new debt issue

Jujuy turns to China to fund solar project

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Electricity

Argentine province to borrow 85% of $170 mln project costs from China Exim Bank

Brazil tops China's global FDI flows

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

China's FDI to Brazil returned to its pre-pandemic levels in 2021 despite frosty political relations

IFC banks on a greener Brazil

International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy Loans

World Bank arm lent a record $4.3 bln to Brazil in fiscal year 2021-22, much of it climate-related

YPF, Tianqi sign lithium pact

Project & Infrastructure Finance Argentina China

Argentine and Chinese state-owned companies agree to develop a new lithium mine

Argentina moves forward on Chinese project financing

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans Dams

Government plans to borrow $4.7 bln to build two large dams in Patagonia

Ganfeng buys lithium assets in Argentina

M&A Argentina Canada

Chinese company doubles down on lithium bet in a $962 mln deal with Pluspetrol

Chinese firm enters Argentine lithium project

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Argentina

Zangge buys 65% of Ultra Lithium's Laguna Verde project for $50 mln

ICBC joins City Express loan

Debt Funds Loans

Chinese bank's local branch adds $14 mln to a syndicated facility for the Mexican hotel chain

Tianqi wants bigger stake in SQM

Equity M&A Capital Markets

Executives from the Chinese lithium producer have met with Chilean officials to lift ownership limits in the chemical company

Argentina to tap China for power projects

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance Electricity

Government plans to borrow $4.7 bln to build two large dams in Patagonia

UTE lines up local bond sale

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Uruguayan state-owned power company seeks $104 mln for a transmission project

New owners invest in Justo & Bueno

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Equity

Hong Kong-based Joining Futures will pay off the Colombian discount retailer's debt as part of a $628 mln capital injection

Chinese fund buys Colombian retail chain

M&A Debt Commerce

Hong Kong-based Joining Futures takes ownership of discount retailer Justo & Bueno and pledges to pay off debt by May 10