Eletrobras advances privatization plan

M&A Brazil

Brazil's government agrees to sell shares in six subsidiaries of the electric company

Liberty Latin America acquires Cabletica

M&A Telecoms

US-based telecom purchases majority of the Costa Rican cable services provider for $200m

Advent sells higher learning unit to Brazil's Cruzeiro

M&A Brazil

Private equity firm agrees $105m deal with the local university operator

YPF offloads stake in power subsidiary to GE

M&A Energy Electricity

US industrial conglomerate agrees to pay the Argentine company $275m in cash for YPF EE

Tigo El Salvador agrees sale-leaseback with SBA

M&A Telecoms Central America

Millicom's local subsidiary nets $145m for roughly 800 wireless comms towers

Petrobras wins favorable ruling, shops Texas refinery

Energy Brazil M&A

Brazilian state-run energy company also launches teaser for biodiesel producer BSBios

Intercorp charts expansion with Kaluz link

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Peruvian financial services company outlines $150m investment alongside local conglomerate, bringing its Innova Schools brand to Mexico

Suzano buys Duratex plots

M&A Brazil

Brazilian pulp and paper company signs potential $325m DEAL for 29,500 hectares of land

Three vie for TAG after Patria, Blackstone cull interest

M&A Energy Brazil

Engie, Macquarie-led consortiums and a Mubadala, EIG-led team remain in the hunt for the Brazilian gas pipeline unit

DLA Piper's Colombian unit names partners

M&A Capital Markets People

Juan Manuel de la Rosa, Felipe Quintero and Jose Miguel Mendoza join from rival law firms to boost M&A and corporate practices

EcoRodovias acquires local highway operator

M&A Brazil

Brazilian infrastructure company agrees to pay $189m for Minas Gerais-based peer

Morgan Stanley names Brazil M&A head

M&A People Brazil

US investment bank promotes Andres Sommer to MD, relocates him to Sao Paulo from Santiago

Brazil's Dias Branco snaps up local rival

M&A Brazil

Food processor agrees to buy Alimenticios Piraque, values company at roughly $491m

Fibria, DP World ink agreement over Santos port

M&A Brazil Project & Infrastructure Finance

Brazilian pulp and paper exporter estimates approximately $220m of investments will filter into the port over the next three years

InRetail Peru acquires pharma distributor

M&A Loans Equity

Andean firm picks up drug manufacturing capabilities, expands regional footprint with $583m purchase