Japan

Tokyo Gas invests in Engie in Mexico

M&A Energy Renewable

Japanese natural gas company forms a 50-50 renewable energy JV with the French firm

JCR rates Chile

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Finance minister says new investment-grade rating is proof of Asian interest in Chile

Odebrecht offloads commuter rail unit

M&A Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Japanese group takes 88.7% of the SuperVia concession in Rio de Janeiro

Carso sizes stake in Japanese retailer

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Mexican conglomerate could acquire up to 30% of low-cost chain Miniso, analysts say

Teck sells stake in Chilean copper mine

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Chile

Japan's Sumitomo shells out $1.2bn for 30% of the Quebrada Blanca expansion project

CABEI signs loan agreements with Bladex, JBIC

Debt Loans Renewable

Central American multilateral lender grants $160m to the Panamanian trade bank and receives $100m from the Japanese export credit agency

Mexico's CFE secures JBIC, Nexi-backed loan

Loans Energy Japan

Japanese ECA provides 60% of a $100m financing for the state-run utility

Metro de Panama issues RFP for Line Three

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance Japan

Government entity calls for candidates to design and build the transportation system

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