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Mexico Markets Samurai

Mexico Japan Bonds

Mexico has started marketing efforts for a Samurai bond this week after filing with Japan’s Finance Ministry on Monday, Juan Pablo Newman, Mexico’s general director of de...

Mitsui Agro Unit Gets Credit Line

Brazil Japan Loans

Brazilian grower Multigrain is set to receive a credit line of up to $500m from its parent Mitsui, it says. The facility will be used to help repay debt at the agricultur...

Hyatt Adds in Mexico

Mexico Japan M&A

Hyatt Hotels has agreed to acquire the Hotel Nikko Mexico in Mexico City for $190m from Japan-Mexico Hotel Investment. The deal for the 38-story luxury hotel is scheduled...

Brazilian FPSO Set for Financing

Brazil Japan Loans

The Cernambi Sul MV24 production, storage and offload (FPSO) project is expected to close a 19-year $1.1bn term loan this week. The financing is divided into a $450m tran...

Peru on Track for Infrastructure Project Funds

Peru Japan Loans

The government of Peru is on track to receive $95m in loans from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). A JPY4.4bn ($54.9m) 25-year loan with a 1.7% fixed interes...

BNDES Approves Hyundai Brasil Loan

Brazil Japan Loans

BNDES has approved a 6.5-year, BRL307.4m ($179.3m) loan for Hyundai Motor Brasil. The interest rate is the TJLP plus a spread which BNDES declines to disclose. Proceeds w...

Mitsubishi Buys Brazilian Grain Stake

Brazil Japan M&A

Mitsubishi has agreed to purchase a 20% stake in Grupo Los Grobo’s Ceagro do Brasil unit, one of Latin America’s top grain producers, for about JPY3.5bn ($45.61m). Rece...

Court Orders Anglo to Show Mitsubishi Contract

Chile Japan Europe

A Chilean court has ordered Anglo American to unveil the details of its sale of a 24.5% stake in the Anglo American Sur project to Mitsubishi, a deal at the heart of an o...

UMS Moves Closer to Samurai Sale

Mexico Japan Bonds

United Mexican States (UMS) may issue its Samurai as soon as December as it looks to consolidate its presence in the Japanese market with a transaction that is not guaran...

Chilean Court Backs Codelco, Freezes Anglo Stake

Chile Japan Europe

A Chilean court on Tuesday issued an order to prevent global miner Anglo American from selling its remaining 75.5% stake in the Anglo Sur copper mining complex, following...

Mitsubishi Upends Codelco’s Anglo Sur Ambitions

Chile Japan M&A

Anglo American has agreed to sell 24.5% of the Anglo Sur copper mining complex in Chile to Mitsubishi in a surprise $5.39bn deal. The move lands a blow to Chilean state c...

Mitsubishi Nabs Chilean Salmon Play

Chile Japan M&A

Japan’s Mitsubishi has agreed to pay $125m for Chile’s Salmones Humboldt, as it expands its salmon fishing business in South America. The deal is valued at roughly JPY10b...

Kirin Pays Top Dollar for Rest of Schincariol

Brazil Japan M&A

Japanese beer company Kirin struck a $1.35bn deal with minority shareholders of Brazilian brewer Schincariol, to acquire the 49.54% stake in the company that it didn’t al...

AMX Debuts in Samurai Market

Mexico Japan Bonds

America Movil (AMX) has raised JPY12bn ($156m) through in dual tranche issue, marking its debut in the Samurai market. A 3-year JPY6.9bn tranche was sold at par to yield ...

Colombia Eyes Samurai in 2012

Colombia Japan Bonds

Colombia is taking steps to potentially issue in the Samurai bond market in early 2012, says Miguel Angel Gomez, capital markets advisor at Colombia’s ministry of finance...