SAO PAULO, Sept 6 Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro
SA agreed to sell 90 percent of its natural
gas pipeline unit to a group of investors led by Canada's
Brookfield Asset Management Inc for $5.2 billion, a
source with direct knowledge of the deal said on Tuesday.
The investor group includes British Columbia's pension fund
and Chinese and Singaporean sovereign wealth funds CIC and GIC.
The agreement will be submitted to the Petrobras board and the
transaction is expected to close in late September, the source
said. Petrobras declined to comment and Brookfield didn't
(Reporting by Tatiana Bautzer; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)