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Dec 05, 2014 Issue

Alfa & PacRu set up Mexico JV

M&A

Mexican and Colombian-Canadian companies establish joint venture to bid on oil and gas concessions

Andino appoints CemPacasmayo exec as CFO

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Peruvian logistics firm replaces Jose Balta

Argentina announces Boden swap

Bonds

Sovereign prepares liability management exercise on local law bond due in 2015

Banxico likely to hold despite slow growth

Economy & Policy

Mexico’s central bank has its last chance this year to revive Mexico’s flagging economy, though analysts expect it to keep rates on hold

BRAM targets Peruvian AFPs

Funds

Bradesco Asset Management wants to attract Peruvian institutional investors to its bond and equity funds

Braskem closes revolver

Loans

Brazilian petrochemical firm closes revolving credit facility

CFE prints large MXN dual-tranche

Bonds

Mexico’s state-owned utility sells dual-tranche bond

Chile swaps $500m into new paper

Bonds

Sovereign buys back around $500m worth of old notes in one-day switch liability management exercise

Fibria closes syndication

Loans

Brazilian pulp Fibria moves a step closer to finalizing syndicated loan

Pemex returns to loan market with dual-tranche jumbo

Loans

State-owned energy company Pemex seeks for jumbo loan

Standard & Poor’s upgrades CFR

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Chilean pharmaceutical firm upgraded after being acquired by global firm