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Fintechs develop trade financing tools

Loans Structured Finance Argentina

Cross-border trade is set to get faster and cheaper as financiers develop distributed ledger projects to streamline documentation and facilitate credit. Latin America cou...

M&A House of the Year - Credit Suisse

M&A Brazil Mexico

Swiss bank completed transactions across borders and sectors and played a key role in several award-winning deals

Brink's Co. picks up Brazilian peer

M&A Brazil US

US-headquartered security company agrees to pay $145m for Rodoban Seguranca e Transporte

MUFG gears up for Latin America expansion

Bonds Asset Management Debt

John Koike, the regional head for Latin America at MUFG, discusses the Japanese bank's plans for the region in a one-on-one interview

Ergon buys SemMaterials Mexico

M&A Mexico US

Petrochemicals company nabs the Mexican asphalt producer for an undisclosed price

Eight lenders emerge on loan to USAVflow

Debt Loans US

Six banks, two local investment funds make up the lenders of the five-year $150m loan to the purchaser of Avianca receivables

Peruvian educator snares equity injection

Equity Paraguay Peru

LatAm investor Kandeo Fund agrees $50m deal with Corporacion Ignacio de Loyola

Avianca sells receivables

Structured Finance Costa Rica Colombia

Colombian airline snaps up $150m in exchange for future US receivables

ATCO buys Mexican hydropower plant

Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A US

Canadian utility holding company agrees to pay $90m, including net debt, for Electricidad del Golfo

Slim's Inbursa finishes NY Times exchange

Capital Markets Equity Mexico

Mexican businessman's local FI buys $250m worth of securities that he holds in the US newspaper

BCI subsidiary picks up Miami bank

M&A Chile US

City National Bank agrees to pay Santander $528m for TotalBank

Fitch downgrades Citgo

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Venezuela

Venezuela's contagion effect forces rating agency to cut the state's US-based service station provider to CCC from B-

ING names new LatAm head

US People

Willem Sutherland takes on the newly-created role after serving as the Dutch bank's head of infrastructure financing for the Americas

Burger King Brasil mulls IPO

Brazil Equity IPO

The fast food operator's controlling shareholder Vinci Partners will sell some stock in a secondary offering, along with minority stakeholders Sommerville Investments and...

China shapes stronger trade ties with Latin America

Argentina Brazil Chile

Following the end of the commodities boom, China and Latin America are forging bonds in a range of new industries