November 12, 2020
Brazilian companies raised BRL35.3 billion ($6.54 billion) in the local capital markets in October this year, the highest level since February, before the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the country, according to the capital markets association Anbima.
The volume for both debt and equity deals in October rose 43.7% on September's levels, Anbima said. Share sales, including follow-on offerings and initial public offerings (IPOs), rose 88.9% to BRL19.1 billion and accounted for 54.2% of the total,
Corporate issuers deal $6.5 bln in debt and equity in October, the highest level since February this year