Daily Brief

Dec 21, 2018 Issue

Petrobras ponders bond repurchases

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds

Brazil's state-owned energy company keeps trimming debt after a $1.07bn bond buyback

Brazilian judge blocks Boeing-Embraer JV

M&A Economy & Policy Regulation

Metalworkers' union says the proposed $5.26bn tie-up could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs in Brazil

Investors enroll in Mexican airport bond buyback  

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

A "substantial majority" of bondholders tender their notes in a $1.8bn offer from Mexcat, finance ministry says

BASF sells CRAs

Funds Brazil

German chemical company raises $78m from the sale of agricultural receivables in Brazil

Terra Santa renegotiates loan

Debt Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian agribusiness moves to restructure $85m that it owes to Itaú

CAF arranges financing for Banco Regional

Loans Paraguay

Latin American development bank leads $120m A/B loan with seven other lenders

Mexico hikes rates

Economy & Policy Loans Regulation

Banxico raises its benchmark interest rate to 8.25% in a "highly uncertain environment"

Issuers hurry to Brazil's bond market

Debenture Bonds Capital Markets

BR Properties, DASA, Eren and JSL sell a combined $455m in debentures as Allied, Hermes Pardini and Localiza prepare deals of their own