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Brazil presidential frontrunner's advisers clash over Petrobras

12 Oct 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Nationalistic and free market advisers to Brazil's right-wing presidential frontrunner are deeply split about the future of state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro, foreshadowing a showdown over divestments and fuel subsidies.

Brazil dealmakers seen emerging from hibernation after election

04 Oct 2018

SAO PAULO Whether Brazil's far right or hard left wins this month's presidential elections, sluggish M&A activity in Latin America's largest economy is likely to accelerate afterward, bankers and lawyers say. | Video

Why Brazil's business elites are warming to a far-right flamethrower for president

01 Oct 2018

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazil's business class is quietly rooting for far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro to win the nation's highest office this month, fearful of a return to leftist rule in Latin America's largest economy.

RPT-ANALYSIS-Why Brazil's business elites are warming to a far-right flamethrower for president

01 Oct 2018

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Oct 1 Brazil's business class is quietly rooting for far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro to win the nation's highest office this month, fearful of a return to leftist rule in Latin America's largest economy.

Pulp friction: Paper Excellence, Brazil's J&F joust over scuppered deal

21 Sep 2018

SAO PAULO Netherlands-based Paper Excellence will argue in arbitration over its attempted takeover of Brazil's Eldorado Brasil Celulose SA that surging pulp prices played a big part in Eldorado's owners canceling the deal, according to documents seen by Reuters and two people with knowledge of the matter.

RPT-Brazil's Netshoes working with Goldman Sachs to find partner -sources

27 Aug 2018

SAO PAULO, Aug 24 The founder and chief executive officer of Brazil's online shoe retailer Netshoes Ltd , Marcio Kumruian, is working with Goldman Sachs to look for a partner willing to inject cash in exchange for a stake, after the bank helped the company refinance its debt, two people with knowledge of the matter said this week.

Brazil's Netshoes working with Goldman Sachs to find partner: sources

24 Aug 2018

SAO PAULO The founder and chief executive officer of Brazil's online shoe retailer Netshoes Ltd , Marcio Kumruian, is working with Goldman Sachs to look for a partner willing to inject cash in exchange for a stake, after the bank helped the company refinance its debt, two people with knowledge of the matter said this week.

Brazil's Oi owners to focus on improving business before selling stakes: sources

24 Aug 2018

SAO PAULO The distressed asset investment firms that are Brazilian telecom Oi SA's top shareholders will focus on improving the company's mobile and broadband operations instead of a near-term sale of their stakes, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.

Brazil's Usiminas seeks to sell stake in miner Musa: source

23 Aug 2018

SAO PAULO Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais, known as Usiminas, has hired Banco BTG Pactual SA to sell its 70 percent stake in its mining company, one person with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.

Brazil's Marfrig focuses on beef after Keystone sale: CFO

20 Aug 2018

SAO PAULO The sale of Keystone Foods LLC to Tyson Foods Inc. for $2.4 billion concludes a major strategic change for Brazilian meatpacker Marfrig Global Foods SA , which will focus exclusively on beef, its chief financial officer said on Sunday.

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