Gramercy seeks over $1.3 billion from Peru

Gramercy said that it will pursue more than 1.3 billion US dollar from the government of Peru over a land bond clash. The dispute relates to bonds issued as per the military dictatorship in the 1960s and 1970s as reimbursement to farmers who lost their lands under the agrarian reform.

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Breakthrough in Trans Pacific trade talks

After five years of negotiations, 12 Pacific nations are about to conclude on a free trade agreement (FTA) as these countries have arrived on an understanding on Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deciding monopoly on new biotech drugs.

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China and Peru agree to study transcontinental rail link

China and Peru have agreed to study the feasibility of a controversial 5,300 km (3,300 miles) transcontinental railroad that will connect Peru's Pacific coast with Brazil's Atlantic coast, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported.

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China imposes trade restrictions on Canadian beef

China has imposed temporary trade restrictions on Canadian beef and beef products in the wake of Canada's discovery of mad cow disease earlier this month, Canada said on Friday.

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Most governments conceal data despite G20 pledges, study says

Myanmar, Haiti and Mali were ranked the least open and transparent countries in a global index of government data released on Tuesday, which found that most governments do not make official data openly available to the public.

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China's Xi woos Latin America with $250 billion investments

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Thursday $250 billion in investment in Latin America over the next 10 years as part of a drive to boost resource-hungry China's influence in a region long dominated by the United States.

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Mobilizing money from Wealthy Families in Peru & Latin America And Why Family money is Not Angel money—Day #3 in Lima, Peru

Entrepreneurs’ most frequent complaint is how challenging it is to raise money, especially risk capital; founders in developing countries have even more difficulty since the amounts of venture money for investment in most emerging markets is less vs. the USA.

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German credit rating startup Kreditech bags $15M in debt funding

Hamburg, Germany-based credit and loans startup Kreditech bagged $15 million in debt funding from Kreos Capital to finance consumer lending and expansion in Europe, Oceania, and Latin America.

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Colombia's Grupo Energy picks up $650M stake in Peru gas pipeline

Colombia-based firm Grupo Energia de Bogota inked a deal valued at $650 million to acquire a 23.61% stake in Peru-based gas pipeline operator Transportadora de Gas del Peru.

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Peru's Petroperu to raise $2.7B for refinery expansion

Petroperu will be seeking to riase $2.7 billion to fund the modernization and upgrades of its Talara refinery. About half of the funds will come from international investors, Reuters reported.

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Petroperu reviving share sale plans

State-owned oil company Petroleos del Peru SA (Petroperu) is reviving plans to sell as much as 49% of its shares,according to Energy and Mines Minister Jorge Merino.

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Hochschild to issue $350M in bonds to fund expansion in Peru, Chile

London-listed Hochschild Mining Plc plans a USD350 million bond issue to finance its expansion projects in Peru and Chile. It intends to invest USD372 million in a silver mine project in Peru and USD1 billion in a gold project in Chile.

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Canadian mining firm Trevali completes USD46-million financing

Canada-based base metals mining firm Trevali Mining Corp announced the closing of a USD46-million financing through the offering of 55.4 million of its shares priced at USD0.83 apiece.

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Canadian firm Pacific Rubiales completes Petrominerales acquisition

Canadian gas and oil producer Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp (PREC) announced that it has closed the acquisition of light oil and pipeline firm Petrominerales Ltd.

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Vena inks deal to sell Uranium assets to Azincourt Uranium

Vena Resources Inc agreed to sell its 50% stake in Minergia SAC, the company's joint venture with Cameco Global Exploration Ltd, to Azincourt Uranium Inc.

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