Japan

Crédito Real approaches Japanese investors

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Mexican lender considers selling yen-denominated bonds to expand its funding base

Tokio Marine, Caixa broker insurance agreement

M&A Brazil Japan

Japanese insurer pays $374 mln to sell mortgage and home insurance lines at the Brazilian state-owned bank for 20 years

SoftBank runs funding round for Konfío

Equity Funds Mexico

Japanese investor leads Vostok, QED and Kaszek in a $100 mln equity contribution to the Mexican fintech

Tencent, SoftBank lead third financing round for Ualá

Equity M&A Funds

Chinese conglomerate and Japanese investor mobilize $150 mln for the Argentine fintech and each get a seat on the board

Marubeni team lines up loan for Codelco desalination plant

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

Mizuho is leading at least nine other lenders in a long-term deal for $1 bln

Monashees rebuffs SoftBank involvement in latest fund

Funds Asset Management Equity

Brazilian VC firm turns away the Japanese investor, but still hits the $280 mln hard cap with relative ease, sources say

Mizuho loses LatAm bankers

People Japan

Mark Tuttle stays as the head of investment banking in the region after the departure of David Costa and Mauricio Voorduin

SoftBank leads financing round for Brazil's Olist

Equity Brazil Japan

Japanese investor collects $47m for the online marketplace aggregator to increase the number of clients to 100,000

Petrobras charters two FPSO ships

Energy Gas Brazil

Brazil's state-owned oil company signs agreements with Japan's Modec and Malaysia's Yinson for two production vessels in the Campos Basin

IDB targets Japanese investors with next sustainable bonds

Asset Management Bonds Debt

DC-based development bank could carry out a private placement before the end of the year, according to the head of funding

CMPC seals green loan

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

MUFG leads six other Japanese lenders in a $100m syndicated facility for the Chilean paper company

SoftBank leads financing for MadeiraMadeira

Equity Brazil Japan

Brazilian online furniture store raises $110m to spend on IT and delivery services

SoftBank increases stake in Banco Inter

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Funds

Japanese investor acquires the right to appoint a board member to the Brazilian online lender

QuintoAndar finishes another funding round

Equity Funds Brazil

Brazilian proptech firm raises $250m in Series D financing, led by Japan's SoftBank

SMBC adds to LatAm DCM desk

People Debt Capital Markets

Alfredo Ugarte joins the Japanese bank after leaving Credit Suisse