Latin America

Merama funds growth with debt, equity

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

E-commerce start-up raises $160 mln from Valor Capital, Monashees, Balderton and others

Argentina's JEMSE mulls Chinese funding

Loans Energy Electricity

State-run power and mining company wants to finance a $200 mln solar power project to expand output by 200 MW

Four bidders submit opening offers for Cedae

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Rio de Janeiro state water and sewage company plans to auction off four concession blocs on Friday

Log-In plans debt sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Debenture

Brazilian logistics company will issue $63 mln in debentures to make loan payments

Localiza names new CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Latin America South America

Brazilian car rental company promotes COO Bruno Lasansky as Eugênio Mattar becomes chairman of the board

Argentina to borrow for satellite program

Loans CAF Technology

CAF will provide a 15-year loan for up to $244 mln to extend digital connectivity to more rural areas

IMF head to step down in August

Economy & Policy International Monetary Fund (IMF) Capital Markets

US-based multilateral lender will begin the search to replace Alejandro Werner as the head of the Western Hemisphere Department

SoftBank buys stake in Afya

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Japanese holding company pays $150 mln for 8.4% of the Brazilian medical education group

Arezzo declines to make counter-offer for Hering

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian footwear company says it will not challenge Grupo Soma to buy a stake in the clothing retail chain

Nexus to buy second health insurer in Chile

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Healthcare

US private equity firm will add Colmena to its holdings in the sector

Aeris reappoints founder as CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Energy

Brazilian wind turbine blade manufacturer names Bruno Vilela Cunha to the post six months after it priced an IPO below target

Buenos Aires city banks on local funding

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine capital will limit its financing in dollars, a strategy that has helped it skirt the problems hitting some provinces

Ualá to bring in first Argentine investor

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Technology

Argentine fintech is in talks with Eduardo Eurnekian to finance its regional expansion plans

Grupo Soma snaps up Hering

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Debt

Brazilian retail chain agrees to pay $977 mln to buy the rival clothing company after a failed attempt by Arezzo

Buenos Aires province weighs changes to restructuring plan

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentina’s largest province says its could amend its offer to reach a deal by May 7