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Dec 23, 2010 Issue

Credito Inmobilario Downgraded by Moody’s

Mexico

Moody’s downgraded a Mexican construction loan securitization issued and serviced by Credito Inmobilario to Caa3 from B3 on a global scale, and to Caa3 from Ba3 on the Me...

Metepec Downgraded by Moody’s

Mexico

The Municipality of Metepec is seeing its issuer rating downgraded to Ba1 from A1 by Moody’s. The ratings agency is also downgrading the Mexican municipality’s issuer rat...

Pine Closing Syndications This Month

Brazil

Brazil’s Banco Pine, which launched a $75m A/B loan via the IIC in early December is expected to close syndication by the end of the year. Signing is expected in the thir...

Infrastructure CCD Closes

Funds

Mexico’s I Cuadrada (I2), a unit of US-based PE manager Black Creek, has raised MXP2.74bn through an infrastructure-focused certificado de capital de desarrollo (CCD) tra...

Colombiana RMBS See Demand

Colombia Structured Finance

Mortgage securitization Titularizadora Colombiana has issued COP94.2bn ($49.0m) in UVR-denominated residential mortgage backed securities, getting 4.3x demand, according ...

Argentina Reopens Debt Swap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

The government of Argentina has announced that it will reopen a debt swap, exchanging 2033 discount bonds, global 2017 bonds and GDP warrants for around $6bn in defaulted...

Santander Gives Loan to Guerrero

Mexico

Mexico’s state of Guerrero has received a 15-year MXP375m enhanced loan from Santander. Guerrero has pledged the flows and rights to 3.17% of its participation revenues, ...

Chile Eyes Utility Stake Sale

Chile

The Chilean government is planning to sell its stakes in local water utilities to raise about $1.6bn, according to the finance ministry. The government would sell its 34....

Suzano Buys Conpacel for BRL1.45bn

Brazil

Suzano Papel e Celulose is acquiring pulp and paper mill assets from rival Fibria Celulose for BRL1.45bn, according to the company. The assets, known as Conpacel, consist...

DCM Awaits New Corporate Names

With spreads compressing in 2010 and many higher-rated issuers facing small refinancing necessities, fixed-income bankers’ attention is set to turn more toward bringing o...

EM Ready for Jan Debt Sales

Bonds

After record DCM volume in 2010, bankers and investors are optimistic that deal flow can resume in January, based on pent-up buyside cash, provided there are no surprises...