Daily Brief

Apr 24, 2018 Issue

Argentina's PCR books investor meetings

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Construction products producer chases $300m in debt to fund "aggressive" capex plans

Alpek secures syndicated loan

Loans Mexico Energy

Mexican petrochemicals company obtains $710m, funding part of its acquisition plans in the US and Brazil

Caja Los Heroes nets IFC loan

Debt Loans Chile

Social security services provider inks five-year $50m loan, the first international funding to a Caja de Compensacion in Chile

Credit Agricole opens Chile, Colombia offices

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Europe

French bank nominates Juan Carlos Alvarez and Julio Hochschild to represent the lender's interests in the Andean countries

Kroton snaps up rival Somos

M&A Brazil

Brazilian educator agrees to pay Tarpon Investimentos $1.3bn for a 73.4% stake in the listed company

Neoenergia raises stakes for Eletropaulo stock

M&A Energy Brazil

Brazilian Energy company offers $8.5 for each of the Sao Paulo-based power distributor's shares

Camuzzi Gas reviews potential bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine energy company plans $300m trade in the cross-border space, sources

Sinop gets the nod for new debenture issue

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian energy company chases roughly $73m in 2032 securities

Fitch upgrades GeoPark

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Chile

Chilean oil and gas company earns bump to B+ from B because of positive cash flow generation and increased production

Intermedica soars on debut as Brazil preps for another heavy issuance week

Equity IPO Brazil

Healthcare provider's shares jump nearly 20% on Monday after pricing IPO above the middle of a suggested range last week

CTG Brazil subsidiary pens two-part note

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian electricity company raises $93m across 2023 and 2025 paper