A landmark for Brazil’s transport infrastructure development provides a model for similar projects
Structuring expertise made this bank stand out, despite some constraints on its balance sheet
The bank leads the league tables, and has managed a number of innovative transactions
Involvement in many of the most innovative and important deals of the period made the firm stand out
The region’s first greenfield international project bond has a sculpted payment structure and partial credit guarantee
The extent of funding needed to tap Brazil’s ultra-deepwater pre-salt oil fields is driving financing innovations
A Costa Rican electricity plant gets 20-year funding, bringing in international institutional investors
The winner of this deal pre-empts opportunities to come in Mexico’s energy sector
The winning firm has size, breadth and roles in important and complex deals
Strong sponsors and a well-known mineral deposit, alongside a wide syndication, lay behind this deal’s success
Competing firms come together on a crucial project for Peru’s mining exports
One of Peru’s largest-ever project financings broke ground in bringing together different developments banks
Diverse funding sources and empowered local employees are behind an unparalleled franchise across Latin America
Brazil’s local bond market took a step forward with this deal, the market’s longest-ever tenor
As growth booms, Colombia’s newly reappointed finance minister says the benefits will extend over the long term. By Lucien Chauvin
The shape of the financing for Colombia’s huge highway-building program is coming together, with local pension funds joining banks and development institutions. By Jason Mitchell
Colombia is on its way to developed-market status, according to Mauricio Cárdenas, the country’s finance minister. Peace with guerillas and new roads will help.
After a year of progress and innovation in deal-making, Latin America’s infrastructure financing markets have broader options, greater experience, and more maturity, despite — or perhaps because of — sometimes challenging market conditions
Newly elected presidents have taken on the leadership of three of the region’s economies. They all must confront important fiscal, institutional, and infrastructure hurdles.
With secondary legislation passed in August ending the state’s monopoly in energy, private firms are already positioning themselves operationally and financially for the opportunities to come. By Dominic O’Neill
The rules have been set for energy and telecommunications. Now, private firms must work out how to play the new game.
Panama’s new president inherits a country with Chinese-style growth levels, but maintaining that expansion, and realizing the country’s ambitions as a logistics hub, will require careful attention. By Lucy Conger
The Gasoducto Sur Peruano project will mark a turning point for Peru, say proponents. That depends on growth in supply and demand for gas.
By Lucien Chauvin
If government stimulus measures work, investors can forget about the sharp economic slowdown in the first half of 2014. If not, Peru may face tough years ahead.
Bond investors are showing a renewed interest in financing Latin America’s infrastructure. But bank lending still offers advantages that the markets cannot. By Joti Mangat
A number of large infrastructure projects are due to be financed in Peru this year. But they will first have to overcome a number of hurdles.
By Karen Schwartz
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