Japan

Uruguay plans bond return to Asia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer hires Daiwa and Nomura to lead a sale of yen-dominated notes in December, source says

Pismo raises funds for expansion plans

Equity Technology Digital Payments

Brazilian banking and payments platform earns $108 mln in a Series B round led by SoftBank, Amazon and Accel

IDB Invest issues decarbonization bond in Aussie dollars

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

IDB's private sector affiliate raises $50 mln to reduce its carbon footprint in a private placement with Sumitomo Life

Uruguay weighs bond sale in Asia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer plans to market yen-denominated notes to investors in Japan and other countries in the region

Mercado Bitcoin pursues acquisitions with SoftBank funds

Equity Funds Brazil

Brazilian cryptocurrency platform shelves IPO plans but tries to attract institutional investors

Gympass doubles valuation in latest round

Equity Funds Healthcare

Brazilian start-up pockets $220 mln from existing investors SoftBank and General Atlantic among others

SuperVia seeks bankruptcy protection

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Coronavirus

Mitsui-backed commuter rail company files for judicial recovery in a Rio court after accumulating $94 mln in losses since March last year

SoftBank invests in GBM

Equity M&A Asset Management

Japanese conglomerate spends $150 mln in a deal that values the Mexican investment firm at more than $1 bln

Eurus seals green loan for solar plants in Chile

Loans Debt M&A

Japanese energy developer borrows $80 mln from SMBC to buy and build 80 MW in greenfield projects under the PMGD program

SoftBank buys stake in Afya

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Japanese holding company pays $150 mln for 8.4% of the Brazilian medical education group

IDB renews partnership with JICA

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)

Japanese lender and US-based development bank reaffirm their $3 bln co-financing commitment

IDB issues SDBs in Aussie dollars

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Bonds Fixed Income

Meiji Yasuda Life acquires $100 mln in 10-year notes in the development bank's third private placement with a Japanese insurance company this year

IDB raises funds from Japan's Fukoku Life

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

US-based development bank issues $50 mln in 15-year SDBs in a private placement with the Japanese insurer

LATAM SUMMIT: Mexico looks east to Samurai bonds, ramps up for ESG funds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

EXCLUSIVE: ESG debt will figure more prominently in Mexico's international financing plans

Caixa forms insurance firm with Tokio Marine

M&A Equity Brazil

Brazil's state-owned savings bank receives $30 mln from the Japanese insurer to create a company called XS3