Daily Brief

Dec 21, 2017 Issue

BCI picks up Walmart's Chilean credit card businesses

M&A Chile

Local bank inks $92m agreement with the US retailer's holding company

EDP snares stake in Celesc

M&A Brazil

Brazilian power company pays $70m for 14.5% in the local utility

Slim's Inbursa finishes NY Times exchange

Capital Markets Equity Mexico

Mexican businessman's local FI buys $250m worth of securities that he holds in the US newspaper

CFE ponders Fibra-E IPO

Equity Structured Finance Mexico

Mexican utility picks six banks to coordinate a rare equity offering, grouping transmission line assets into a trust

Oi, creditors agree terms

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A

Brazilian telecom goes up for sale, talks bids from Chinese phone carriers

Pemex dials down bond talk ahead of elections

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Mexican energy company's CFO says he will focus on opportunistic debt raising in 2018

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

Brazil awards power projects

Solar dominated auction expects to generate $1.3bn in total investments

Alpargatas sells triple-tranche note

Debenture Capital Markets Debt

Brazilian footwear company raises $76m in local currency paper

PPU appoints two new partners

People Colombia Peru

Cesar Barrero, Javier Ezeta join the Andean law firm in Colombia and Peru, respectively