Sumitomo snares bigger stake in Yanacocha

Peru Japan M&A

Japanese conglomerate pays the IFC $48m for a chunk of the Peruvian gold mine

MUFG offloads stake in Bradesco

M&A Brazil Japan

Japanese bank earns roughly $420m from the sale of 42m shares in the Brazilian lender

MUFG hires new Americas SCF head

US Japan People

Maureen Sullivan joins the Japanese bank from HSBC

MUFG picks up former Santander banker

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy US

Sandy Salgado joins the Japanese bank as its new head of LatAm corporate banking

Pemex, Mitsui partner on Tula coking plant

Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A Energy

Japanese conglomerate expects to take on the lion's share of outstanding investments in the $2.7bn Mexican refinery, sources say

MUFG gears up for Latin America expansion

Bonds Asset Management Debt

John Koike, the regional head for Latin America at MUFG, discusses the Japanese bank's plans for the region in a one-on-one interview

Vale, Mitsui net commitments on jumbo PF deal

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

Brazilian miner, Japanese conglomerate gather $2.7bn in 14-year funds for a logistics project in Mozambique

Sojitz snares stake in Mexican solar plants

Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A Japan

Japanese conglomerate nets a 20% stake in two renewable energy facilities in Aguascalientes

CABEI completes Uridashi return

Panama Central America Japan

Central American development bank raises $54m in the Australian dollar and South African rand markets

Strong market tone encourages LatAm issuers

Argentina Mexico Japan

Low interest rates and improved economic fundamentals are giving issuers the chance for lower coupons in the cross-border bond space

Nomura picks up ex-Deutsche Bank LatAm head

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico

Alberto Ardura joins the Japanese financial services group as head of sales and client coverage in Latin America

ING syndicates Vicentin financing

Bonds Structured Finance Argentina

MUFG and SMBC join the Dutch bank in a $115m PXF facility for the Argentine agroindustrial exporter

Vale nears coal mine agreement with Mitsui

Brazil Japan Loans

Brazilian iron ore miner will receive $733m by the end of the month

CAF issues Uridashi bonds

Bonds Structured Finance Brazil

LatAm development bank raises roughly $70m from Japanese investors to fund water projects in the region

Banco de Chile sells yen notes

Chile Asia Japan

Chilean lender raises $85m in a five-year private placement in Japan