Europe

Brazil ushers in reserve-based lending

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Trident and Karoon sign the first such loans in the country to buy upstream assets from Petrobras

Moody's reviews GNB on BBVA deal

M&A Debt Paraguay

Rating agency warns of "weaker operating conditions" in Paraguay and hints at downgrade to come

EDP finishes financing transmission lines in Brazil

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Energy company issues $200m in 20-year notes to pay for the construction of a new transmission line in São Paulo and Minas Gerais

GNB to close BBVA deal by year end

M&A Paraguay Colombia

Colombian firms shells out $270m for the Spanish bank's business in Paraguay

GPA raises debt for Éxito deal

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian retail group outlines $2bn in debentures to pay for the takeover of another Casino subsidiary in Colombia

Pesquera Diamante lands new loan

Loans Peru Andean

DNB and Rabobank lead a $137m facility for the Peruvian fishing company to pay off debt

Mercrosur trade agreement seen benefiting EU

Economy & Policy Regulation Brazil

Deal opens a huge market for European exporters, analyst says

Engie names banks for debt sale

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

French utility company hires five bookrunners for an upcoming $405m debenture deal in Brazil

IDB Invest, IFC lead loan for LD Celulose

Loans Debt Structured Finance

Multilateral lenders split the underwriting duties on $600m in financing for a new factory in Minas Gerais

CVC tries to buy Argentine travel agent

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian travel company offers $77m to acquire Almundo from Spain's Iberostar

Argo studies sale of power lines

M&A Energy Electricity

Brookfield, Engie and ISA are said to be among the bidders

Galp takes careful approach to Brazilian bids

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance

Portuguese oil and gas company says Brazil is starting to become expensive

EDP sells wind farm in Brazil

M&A Energy Renewable

Renewable energy company offloads the Babilônia project to Britain's Actis for $172m

Petrobras sells upstream assets

M&A Energy Gas

Trident buys two clusters for $851m, while Karoon acquires an oilfield for $665m

Fibra Uno inks new revolver

Loans Debt Structured Finance

Mexican REIT signs the first sustainability-linked syndicated credit line in Latin America