Daily Brief

Dec 23, 2020 Issue

IFC funds electric car loans in Brazil

Loans Debt Coronavirus

World Bank's private sector division arranges $265 mln in financing for Banco Alfa

São Paulo state starts up EMAE sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

State government opens the call for consultants to structure a deal for the water and energy company

Ecopetrol withdraws from blocks in Angola

Asset Management Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Colombia's state-owned oil company liquidates an international subsidiary after it fails to find oil in the African nation

Axtel shares plunge on delayed sale

M&A Telecoms Mexico

Mexican telco's stock sinks 13% as the company says it will resume the search for a buyer

AV Villas readies local bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Colombian lender aims to raise $144 mln to refinance debt

S&P drops Compartamos Banco from investment grade

Coronavirus Loans Capital Markets

Rating agency downgrades the Mexican microfinance lender to BB+ due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

PetroRio turns bridge loan into three-year financing

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity

Brazilian investment firm Prisma Capital allows the oil and gas company to stretch out payments on a $100 mln loan