Daily Brief

Dec 18, 2017 Issue

Mexico raises rates

Politics Mexico

Central bank increases the borrowing costs on inflation fears

Becle buys Pendleton Whisky

M&A Mexico

Jose Cuervo's parent company agrees to pay $205m for Canadian whisky label

IDB approves housing loan in Brazil

Debt Fixed Income Loans

Multilateral lender provides $100m to help reduce the low-income housing deficit by 17%

Luz del Sur issues local paper

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

Peruvian utility company raises $49m from the sale of sol-denominated bonds

BR Distribuidora shares rise on first day

Capital Markets IPO Equity

Shares in Petrobras' service station business climb almost 7% after IPO

CAF finances Uruguayan road projects

Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt Loans

Regional development bank provides $80m for 28 road improvement projects in Montevideo

Burger King prices Brazilian IPO

Capital Markets Equity IPO

Fast food restaurant chain earns $668m from the sale of 123m shares at the high end of price range

Gol begins another buyback

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

Brazilian airline moves to acquire up to $50m of its 9.25% 2020s and announces intention to redeem its 2018, 2021 and 2028 notes

CCR wraps up four-part debenture deal

Debt Capital Markets Debenture

Brazilian toll road concessionaire raises $516m from the sale notes that come due in 2020, 2022 and 2024

EcoRodovias issues three-part bond

Debt Capital Markets Debenture

Brazilian logistics company earns $334m from the sale of local notes, maturing between 2020 and 2024

USS taps local bondbuyers

Debt Capital Markets Debenture

Brazilian roadside assistance company raises $86.5m from the sale of 2022 debentures