Daily Brief

Mar 18, 2019 Issue

Enel ups Colombian bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Enel-Codensa tightens spreads on $155m in local notes on strong demand, sources say

AES Gener gets set for new benchmark

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Chilean power company plans to sell $500m in new 60-year notes to fund a buyback of its 2073 hybrid

Aguascalientes picks BBVA for loan

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Mexico

Mexican state selects the Spanish lender from four other banks to supply a 20-year loan

Fitch upgrades Cemex

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Mexican cement maker rises to a BB by refinancing debt, selling assets and increasing cash flow

CAF lends to Paraguay, Trinidad

Loans Economy & Policy Paraguay

Latin American development bank endorses a $300m contingent credit line for Paraguay and a $200m loan for roadworks in Trinidad and Tobago

Banco Hipotecario looks to reacquire 2020s

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Argentine lender offers a $30 premium for up to $75m in 9.75% 2020 notes

Brazil auctions 12 airport concessions

Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A Economy & Policy

Spain's Aena bids $500m for six airports, while Switzerland's Flughafen Zürich gets two for $115m

Banco Nacional settles buyback

Costa Rican lender accepts $150m in 2021 notes after bondholders tender $237m for repurchase

Marfrig biz buys US beef company

M&A Brazil US

Brazilian meatpacker's subsidiary National Beef agrees to pay $150m for Iowa Premium

Enel unit sells debt in Brazil

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Italian energy company raises $170m for its distribution business in the state of Ceará