Daily Brief

Aug 03, 2020 Issue

Odebrecht presses ahead with debt exchange

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian conglomerate could also sell its stake in chemical company Braskem within two years, source says

FACTBOX 8/3/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Colombia's central bank cuts interest rates to boost an economy hobbled by the pandemic

YPF swaps 59% of $1 bln bond

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Argentine state-backed energy company extends payments by four years on 2021 bond, but doubts linger on financing capacity

ASTM to increase direct stake in EcoRodovias

Equity Capital Markets Project & Infrastructure Finance

Italian company will buy $345 mln in new shares issued by the Brazilian infrastructure operator

Omega earmarks funds to buy wind farms from Eletrobras

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Brazil

Brazilian renewable energy company plans a $96 mln share sale to fund a deal with the state-owned power company

US-based LatAm equity funds take in fresh cash  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

LatAm funds break three-week outflow streak, AUM rises less than 1%

Vasta shares hold value on first day

Capital Markets Equity IPO

Shares close slightly lower after the Brazilian private education company prices the IPO of its K-12 division above the target range

Liberty lines up financing for Telefónica deal in Costa Rica

M&A Loans Debt

US-based telecom says it will use credit from VTR and local loans to cover the all-cash transaction for $500 mln