Japan

IEnova takes long-term loan from JICA  

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Sempra's Mexican subsidiary borrows $100 mln from the Japanese development agency for solar investments

CAF gets credit from Japan

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

South American development bank will use up to $200 million from seven lenders to finance green projects

Sumitomo gets go-ahead for Nufarm acquisition

M&A Regulation Equity

Japanese chemical company could close the purchase of the Australian agrochemical company's businesses in South America by the end of the month

Hypera buys brands from Japanese pharma firm

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's largest drugmaker pays $825 mln to acquire 18 products in Latin America from Takeda

Japanese investors acquire Santher

M&A Equity Brazil

Daio Paper and Marubeni enter the Brazilian personal care market by buying the Brazilian paper maker for $516 mln

Moody's downgrades NR Finance

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency cuts the Mexican car financing company to Baa1 after downgrading Nissan last week

3corações buys Mitsui's coffee business

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian JV between São Miguel Holding and Israel's Strauss Group acquires the Japanese trading house's local brands for $48 mln

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