Daily Brief

Dec 20, 2018 Issue

Televisa snares Axtel unit

M&A Telecoms Mexico

Mexican media company pays $235m for fiber-optic internet business in six cities

Investors balk at Mexico's new airport plans

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Government leaves out private contractors and enlists the military to build a terminal and two runways at the Santa Lucía air force base

Avianca could buy back 2020 notes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Bonds

Colombian airline aims to lower its debt load to at least 5.3 times EBITDA

Rodoil snaps up Megapetro

M&A Gas Brazil

Brazilian service station operator is said to have paid up to $50m to buy its rival in Rio Grande do Sul

IDB names new VP

People Loans

Brian O'Neill joins the development bank from the financial advisory firm Lazard

Taesa charts bond sale

Debenture Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds

Brazilian power transmission company prepares to offer $218m in local notes to raise money for recent acquisitions

Statkraft sells bonds in Brazil

Debenture Bonds Debt

Norwegian renewable energy company gets $59m for its local subsidiary, Statkraft Energias Renováveis

Gerdau goes big in debenture debut

Debenture Debt Bonds

Brazilian steelmaker earns $387m from the sale of four-year notes in Brazil

Petrobras leads rush to local bond market  

Debenture Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's state-owned energy company plots $775m debt sale as other issuers line up to raise reais