Economy & Policy

Sovereign Issuer of the Year - Argentina

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentina diversified its investor base and pushed the boundaries with a surprising 100-year bond

Sovereign Bond of the Year - Peru

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

In an effort to reduce dollar debt, Peru explored the Euroclear market and international investors lined up

Sovereign Liability Management Deal of the Year & Local Currency Bond of the Year - Uruguay

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

The country’s first nominal fixed-rate global bond in local currency paved the way for Uruguay to fund itself entirely in pesos in 2017

Mexico roundtable: Gearing up

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

With presidential elections on the horizon and the future of NAFTA uncertain, Mexico’s economy faces potential headwinds at the start of 2018. LatinFinance convened a gro...

Markets applaud Chile's election results

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

After a decisive election victory, Sebastián Piñera has promised to unlock an investment logjam and revitalize Chile’s sluggish economy. Once again, he has the global eco...

Bondholders brace for Venezuelan default

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Venezuela is edging closer to default on its foreign debt as vulture funds snap up the country’s bonds and push an acceleration clause for missed coupon payments

MUFG gears up for Latin America expansion

Bonds Asset Management Debt

John Koike, the regional head for Latin America at MUFG, discusses the Japanese bank's plans for the region in a one-on-one interview

LatAm, Caribbean credit remains stable, Moody's

Economy & Policy

Conditions are improving but rising debt and election year uncertainties cause some doubts, rating agency says

El Salvador budget approval lowers near-term risks, Fitch Ratings

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy El Salvador

Central American sovereign issuer gets green light for up to $300m in external debt issuance

Mexico reopens LatAm bond market with dual-tranche offering

Capital Markets Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Sovereign issues $2bn in fresh 2028 debt, adds $600m in 2048 securities

Moody's upgrades Tegma

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

Brazilian logistics company earns bump to B1 from B2 due to an improved liquidity profile

Chile, Peru leave door open for easing in 2018

Economy & Policy Chile Colombia

Andean nations' central banks expect to cut interest rates in the coming months

Chile’s bonds tighten after Piñera victory

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy People

Spreads on sovereign's 10-year notes shrink 5bp after pro-market candidate wins presidential runoff

Honduras declares winner, protests continue

Honduras Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Electoral tribunal finishes recounting votes and sticks with it previous decision, giving current President Juan Orlando Hernández the victory

Fitch warns legislation could harm Brazilian banks

Regulation Economy & Policy

Possible new law threatens to reduce sovereign support, rating agency says