Daily Brief

May 23, 2018 Issue

Brazil shuts down sovereign fund to pay debts

Economy & Policy Brazil

Sovereign wealth fund ends 2017 with more than $7bn in total assets, government says

IDB approves loan for Ecuador port

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Ecuador

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

CPFL unit plots debenture issuance

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian power company looks for up to $380m from a two-part transaction

Hospital Sírio-Libanês sells CRIs

Loans Structured Finance Debenture

Brazilian hospital secures $41m from Banco Safra via securitized real estate receivable certificates

Citi, Bancomext appear on Prumex III loan

Loans Debt Mexico

Prudential's Mexican real estate fund obtains $175m from the pair of lenders

BancoEstado touts other currencies after two-prong Asian trade

Capital Markets Debt Bonds

Chilean lender charts Swiss francs and euros among its usual suspects, CFO says

Baptista joins Norton Rose Fulbright

People US

Capital markets and corporate finance lawyer moves from Mayer Brown

CFE talks peso debt

Capital Markets Debt Mexico

Mexican state-run utility files MXN, UDI shelf, picks three bookrunners

Valid plans bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian payment services firm aims for $99m from the sale of five-year debentures

CSN offloads US assets

M&A Brazil

Brazilian steelmaker snares $400m from Steel Dynamics for facilities in Terre Haute, Indiana

Brookfield, BTG Pactual pen asset swap

M&A Funds Brazil

Canadian investor pays roughly $398m for assets from the Brazilian real estate investment fund