Europe

Lightrock leads funding for Konfío

Equity Funds Technology

Liechtenstein-backed firm directs six other investors in a $125 mln Series E financing round for the Mexican fintech

Brazilian meatpackers make more acquisitions

M&A Brazil United Kingdom

JBS agrees to spend $939 mln for Kerry's meats and meals businesses in the United Kingdon and Ireland, while BRF enters the local pet food market

Mercon signs new sustainability-linked revolver

Loans Debt ESG

Nicaraguan coffee supplier refinances a loan from 2019 with $500 mln for production and exports through a syndicated facility led by Rabobank

Telecom lands another credit line

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans Fixed-Line

Argentine telco takes out a $30 mln from JPMorgan to pay for imported goods and services

Argentina seeks IMF deal as soon as possible

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

IMF managing director says she is open to reducing surcharges on the country's debt payments

Grupo Olmos vies for Telefónica division in Uruguay

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Telecoms

Argentine group hires former head of Spain's Telefónica and UBS to advise on the deal

Argentina seeks European support for IMF, Paris Club negotiations

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

President Fernández suggests he wants debt relief and more time to pay as the Paris Club payment looms

Telefónica swaps four data centers for stake in Nabiax

M&A Chile Spain

Spanish telco includes two sites in Chile in a deal with the Madrid-based telecom infrastructure company

Suriname bondholders threaten to pull termination trigger

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Creditor committee says the South American nation has not kept the promises it made in April

Avianca appoints new CEO

People Colombia Europe

Adrian Neuhauser moves up from CFO as the former CEO takes the top job at Scandinavian airline SAS

JBS acquires European plant-based food company

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Equity

Brazilian meatpacker agrees to pay $410 mln for Vivera, the third-largest plant-based food producer in Europe

INTERVIEW: Ashmore considers small-cap fund in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

British investment manager could roll out a new feeder fund six months after launching three funds with XP, executive says

CCR, Vinci land Brazilian airport concessions

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Latin America

Brazilian infrastructure company wins two blocs for $513 mln as the French group takes a third for $75 mln

Alsea extends agreement with lenders

Loans Debt Mexico

Mexican restaurant operator commits to holding debt below $1 bln and keeping cash above $150 mln until June next year

Nestlé buys speciality chocolate maker in Chile

M&A Andean Latin America

Swiss food conglomerate gets regulatory approval to acquire La Fête