Muffato acquires Makro stores

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Paraná-based retailer buys 16 stores and 11 service stations from the Dutch company in the state of São Paulo

Petroperú hires advisers for restructuring

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds

Peru's state-owned oil refiner retains Arthur D. Little and Columbus HB Latam to draw up a plan

Enaex teams up with Forcit

M&A Chile Europe

Chilean explosives company buys stake in Portugal-based mining software company O-Pitblast

Globant buys consulting firm

M&A Argentina Europe

Argentine software developer moves into Nordic countries with the acquisition of Copenhagen-based Vertic

BNDES grants first dollar loan for solar power

Loans Brazil Capital Markets

Brazil's national development bank provides $210 mln for Atlas and Hydro to build the 438 MW Boa Sorte project in Minas Gerais

Cobee open to proposals for future financing

Equity Funds M&A

Spanish fintech has $41 mln to begin operations in Latin America, starting in Mexico, co-founder says

Mirgor buys stainless steel producer

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Argentina

Argentine manufacturer picks up the local division of Finland's Outokumpu

Argentine province seeks gas export deal

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Argentina Europe

Neuquén negotiates sales agreement with EU to help finance construction of export facilities

Femsa keeps up search for acquisitions

M&A Mexico Credit Ratings

Mexican beverage and retail group says it will "evaluate" more deals after buying full control of local payment services firm NetPay

IDB Invest issues first social bonds in euros

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

IDB's private sector affiliate sells $654 mln worth of five-year notes after receiving more than $1 bln in orders

Orbia, Solvay form battery materials JV for US market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance Mexico

Mexican industrial group and Belgian chemical company plan to invest $850 mln to build a plant in Georgia

Argentina reaches deal with Paris Club

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

Agreement saves the country $248 mln in interest and pushes back payments to as late as 2028

Kuo, Herdez earmark cash for acquisition

M&A Mexico Europe

Mexican joint venture Herdez Del Fuerte agrees to pay $30 mln for Querétaro-based Interdeli

CMPC picks up assets in Mexico

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Central America

Chilean paper producer agrees to buy Grupo P.I. Mabe from Belgium's Ontex for $292 mln

Cemex invests in 3D construction printing

M&A Mexico Europe

Mexican cement maker's VC division buys a stake in Denmark's Cobod