Middle East

Techint subsidiary grows stake in Saudi Steel Pipe Co

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Argentina

Argentine metals firm increases its exposure to the Middle East with $144m transaction

CABEI goes to Qatar

Project & Infrastructure Finance Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Central America

CEO Nick Rischbieth discusses energy, transportation, telecommunications and agriculture investments with Qatari ministers

IDB approves loan for Ecuador port

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Ecuador

UAE-headquartered DP World will use $50m to fund construction of Posorja port

Buenos Aires province gets loan

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Argentina

Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development agrees to 24-year $51m facility, funding a water project

Abraaj Group announces first Mexican investment

Electricity Gas Energy

Emirati investor taps into debt from Banobras and Nafin to help execute the first phase of a 500 MW power plant in Chihuahua

Bank of Palestine eyes TF, infra, energy in maiden LatAm venture

People Project & Infrastructure Finance Middle East

Salim Hodali moves from the bank's Bethlehem office to lead its first LatAm venture

ADFD, Masdar ink Caribbean power project fund

Caribbean Middle East Funds

UAE-based renewables developer sets aside $50m for solar initiatives throughout the region

Mexichem picks up Israeli irrigation business

Mexico Middle East M&A

Mexican petrochemicals company agrees to pay private equity firm Permira roughly $1.9bn for its 80% stake in Netafim

J&F offloads Vigor

Brazil Middle East M&A

Mexican dairy producer Grupo Lala agrees to pick up its Brazilian peer

BRF buys Turkey's Banvit

Brazil Middle East Equity

Acquisition could move the Brazilian meatpacker closer to spinning off its OneFoods subsidiary in a London-listed IPO

Sawiris talks Oi bid

Brazil Middle East M&A

Egyptian billionaire thinks he can turn around the indebted Brazilian telecommunications company

Argentina, Qatar set up infra fund

Argentina Middle East Funds

Qatar's sovereign wealth fund QIA will contribute $1bn, while Argentina's ANSES will put in $300m

BRF plots Sadia spinoff

Brazil Middle East Europe

Brazilian meatpacker picks two banks to coordinate a potential IPO in London and the UAE for its Sadia Halal unit

Abraaj sells Koba

Colombia Middle East M&A

Dubai-headquartered private equity fund sells Colombian retailer to Capital Group Private Markets

Qatar Airways signs deal for LATAM stake

Brazil Chile Middle East

Middle Eastern airline will invest $613m for a 10% stake in Latin America's largest carrier