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Dec 08, 2014 Issue

Correction: Banco Comercial eyes Chile bond

A December 3 story titled “Banco Comercial eyes Chile bond” misstated the name of the borrower and has been corrected to clarify that the bank planning the bond was Banco...

Bancomext looks to bond market

Bonds

Mexican development bank eyes the bond market

Buyers put bullish spin on EM investing

Funds

Investors at EMTA’s annual meeting are worried about lower commodity prices, but confident on emerging market returns

CGE chief exec quits

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Eduardo Morande Montt set to step down as CEO following Union Fenosa’s acquisition

Chile’s Copec raises UF

Bonds

Chilean industrial conglomerate sells 10-year bond to refinance debt

Cotemar loan price emerges

Loans

Mexican offshore oil and gas service provider Cotemar prices term loan

Departures grow from LatAm equity funds

Funds

LatAm, emerging market equity fund outflows accelerate

IC Power closes club loan

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

IC Power closes club loan to two thermal-electric plants in southern Peru

IDB lends to Honduras, Paraguay

Loans

IDB extends long-term loans for road works, money transfers to Honduras, Paraguay

IDB lends to Lima Line 2 subway

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

Peru’s transportation ministry and Metro get loan package from IDB to expand subway

JBS USA heard to launch deal

Bonds

Brazilian protein producer plans to use the funds to finance a liability management exercise

Losses hit LatAm equity

Funds

Large drop in regional equity fund performance sees year-to-date losses top 10%

Mexico holds rates as inflation risks grow

Economy & Policy

Mexico’s monetary policy committee held the benchmark interest rate at 3% at its meeting on Friday, as expected by market consensus.

Quinenco plans Invexans bid

M&A

Chilean holding company wants to buy 19.6% stake in copper cable producer