China

SPIC sells debentures in Brazil

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Chinese firm raises $235 mln to refinance debt from the São Simão hydropower plant

Oil majors skip second auction in Brazil

M&A Energy Gas

Petrobras and CNPC take the Aram block for the minimum bid, but four other blocks receive no offers

Brazil misses mark in oil auction

M&A Energy Gas

Government earns $17 bln from selling offshore blocks when it had expected to get $26 bln

SPIC sets up debt deal in Brazil

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Chinese power company looks to sell $975 million in debentures to pay off debt from the São Simão hydropower plant

State Grid pays premium for Chilean assets

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Chinese power company gains entry to a stable market with regional growth prospects through the $2bn deal, sources say

Sempra sells Chilean business to State Grid

M&A Energy Electricity

US energy company offloads Chilquinta to the Chinese utility company for more than $2bn

Sempra offloads Luz del Sur

M&A Energy Electricity

US energy company agrees to sell its business in Peru to China Yangtze Power for $3.6bn in cash

Investors call for action in Amazon

Asset Management Funds Equity

Asset managers ask companies to implement no deforestation policies

CPFL Energia acquires State Grid's stake in renewables biz

M&A Equity Capital Markets

Brazilian energy company uses $890m from a recent share sale to pay for its parent company's stake in CPFL Renováveis

Asian banks back Ameris acquisition

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Chilean investment fund gets $120m from AgBank, IBK and ICBC to buy the Mejillones natural gas terminal from Codelco

JBS prioritizes US listing

IPO Equity M&A

Brazilian meatpacker also says it could return to acquisitions after lowering debt for two years

Mexico cuts rates for first time in five years

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Bonds

Banxico lowers the policy rate to 8% on lower inflation and slower economic growth

Petrobras pays back CDB

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's state-owned oil company will end a supply agreement with China before the end of the year

CR20 shows interest in São Paulo bids

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

Chinese firm could prepare offers for an intercity train, a subway line and a project to clean the Pinheiros River, state government says

Bancóldex signs agreement with Sinosure

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

Colombian export credit agency looks to increase Chinese investments in local economy