Japan

Japan interest building, says Vale CFO Siani

Asia Japan Bonds

Both sides need to be proactive and make concessions in order to improve financial ties

Japan interest building, says Vale CFO Siani

Japan Funds Project & Infrastructure Finance

Both sides need to be proactive and make concessions in order to improve financial ties

Chilean Raises $57m in JPY Placement

Chile Japan Bonds

Banco de Chile has raised JPY5.8bn ($57m) through a private placement in the Japanese bond market, according to people familiar with the transaction. Issued on the back o...

Banco de Chile Makes Japan Debut

Chile Japan Bonds

Banco de Chile has raised JPY11.1bn ($112m) through a private placement in the Japanese bond market, it says, its first such transaction. The 2016 bond priced at par with...

BdB Targets Euroyen

Brazil Japan Bonds

Banco do Brasil has set its sights on a Japanese yen-denominated bond issue in the international market, according to people familiar with the issuer’s plans. Banco do Br...

Usiminas to Get Japanese Capital

Brazil Japan M&A

Sunitomo has agreed to give Mineracao Usiminas a $100m capital injection, the mining arm of Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas says. In exchange, Usiminas is to give the Japan...

Mexico Taps Samurai Investors for $820m

Mexico Japan Bonds

Mexico has raised JPY80.6bn ($822m) through a triple-tranche Samurai issue, marking its second non-JBIC guaranteed bond in the Japanese market. In the largest unguarantee...

Petrobras Fills Up on Japanese Credit

Brazil Japan Loans

Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras has signed a $1.5bn credit package with JBIC, it says. The two credit lines in the deal are insured by Nippon Export and Inves...

Chilean Sees Potential Return to Japan: CFO

Chile Japan Bonds

After a successful JPY24bn ($253m) bond sale in which Banco de Estado de Chile was able to print inside its USD curve and upsize from a targeted JPY20bn size, the bank ho...

Bank Plants Chilean Flag in Japan

Chile Japan Bonds

Banco del Estado de Chile has become the first Chilean bond issuer in Japanese yen, raising JPY24bn ($253m) in a Euroyen transaction. The 2018 bond priced at par with a 0...

Mexico Visits Samurai Buyside

Mexico Japan Bonds

Mexico is visiting Japanese credit investors this week through Wednesday, according to people familiar with the process. The issuer has indicated previously that a Japane...

Japanese Telecom Specialist Partners with Brazilian

Brazil Japan M&A

Japanese manufacturer Oki Electric Industry has agreed to acquire a 70% stake in Brazilian electronics company Itautec’s automation and services business for BRL100m ($49...

Mitsui Enters Brazil Hydro Project

Brazil Japan Europe

Japan’s Mitsui has agreed to enter the Jirau hydroelectric project in Brazil’s Amazon region, buying a 20% stake from GDF Suez in the ESBR Participacoes vehicle, the part...

Mazda Mexico JV Closes Financing

Mexico Japan Loans

Mazda Motor Manufacturing de Mexico, a joint venture between Mazda and Sumitomo Corporation, has closed a $320m, 7-year term loan, according to sources familiar with the ...

Japanese Group Closes Brazilian Offshore Loan

Brazil Japan Loans

The Cernambi Norte project has closed on a $1.17bn financing package, according to people familiar with the transaction. The deal includes a $700m, 19-year JBIC-funded tr...