Japan

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

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