United Kingdom

Chilean lenders ready to sell Transbank

International Financial Institutions Equity M&A

South American country's largest payment processing company will be put up for sale by a group of banks

Walgreens' Chilean chain names new CEO

People Commerce Retail shopping

Juan Pablo Corvalán is appointed to take the helm of Farmacias Ahumada

Inchcape picks up car distributor in Chile

M&A Latin America Chile

London-based distributor buys Derco to expand in Latin America

Echo Energy gets nod for bond restructuring

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentina-focused oil company gets more time to pay and an interest rate reduction

GIP buys Latin American power firm

M&A Latin America United States

US infrastructure fund picks up Atlas from Britain’s Actis

Globcash puts off IPO in 'too volatile' market

Bonds Debt IPO

Mexican pawn shop operator postpones a potential $57 mln deal until the first quarter of the next year

Echo Energy asks to restructure 2022 bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine-focused oil company wants to extend the maturity by seven years, reduce the interest rate to 2% and convert half of the debt into shares

EDP sells power station to UK investors

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian unit of Portugal's EDP Group to earn up to $235 mln from the sale of the Mascarenhas hydropower plant

GMOL acquires comparator in Mexico

M&A Mexico Spain

Italian insurance broker to pay $150 mln for Rastreator and Lelynx comparison services in France, Mexico and Spain

Anglo American loses CEO in Chile

People Chile United Kingdom

British miner appoints Patricio Hidalgo as interim head as Aaron Puna prepares to leave the company after 14 years

Bunge wants out of ethanol JV in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

BP is also reported to be interested in selling its stake in BP Bunge Bioenergia

UK supermarkets buy Brazil's first dollar CRAs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debenture Brazil

Tesco, Sainsbury's and Waitrose put in $11 mln for sustainable soy farming in the Cerrado

IFC funds green loans by BBVA in Colombia

Loans Debt International Financial Institutions

World Bank's private sector lender supplies $200 mln for green buildings through the MAGC program with the UK government

Phoenix adds to bridge loan

Loans Argentina United Kingdom

Argentina-focused oil company borrows $35 mln more from commodities trader Mercuria

Uruguay awards offshore exploration contracts

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Africa Argentina

APA and Shell are expected to invest $200 mln to drill for oil and gas and potentially produce green hydrogen as well