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Dec 19, 2014 Issue

Advent buys Allied from OEP

M&A

Private equity firm buys Brazilian tech company

Aguas Andinas files bond registration

Bonds

Chilean sewage and drinking water firm files registration to issue up to UF4m in bonds

Alsacia concludes restructuring

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Chilean transport operator Inversiones Alsacia issues 8% 2018 bond as part of a restructuring

Fitch cuts Venezuela

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Fall in oil prices and low hard-currency reserves lead to downgrade

Grupo Security takes UF3m

Bonds

Chilean financial company sells oversubscribed deal in local market

S&P cuts Sete, QGOG and Odebrecht Oleo e Gas

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Petrobras corruption investigation leads to rating downgrades

Scotiabank Inverlat issues subordinated bond

Bonds

Scotiabank Inverlat goes to the Mexican bond market to issue subordinated debt

Toll-road operator REA sells ABS

Bonds

Mexican toll-road operator REA sells securitization

Carrefour mulls Brazil IPO

Equity

Retailer opens capital of Brazilian subsidiary to fresh investors

Cielo plans jumbo private placement

Bonds

Brazilian credit and debit cards business Cielo is planning to sell triple-tranche local market debentures to fund its joint venture with Banco do Brasil

Grupo Bimbo to buy Saputo Bakery

M&A

Mexico-based bread maker Grupo Bimbo to make follow-on Canadian acquisition