Daily Brief

Aug 10, 2020 Issue

FACTBOX 8/10/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Panama creates $150 mln fund for MSMEs and $500 mln fund for banking sector

Ser Educacional acquires med school

Equity M&A Brazil

Brazilian for-profit education company agrees to spend $28 mln for Facimed in the state of Rondônia

Ecuador to get ahead of default status

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

S&P says it could upgrade the sovereign once new bonds are issued

Renova considers bid for Alto Sertão III

Debt Equity M&A

Brazilian private equity firm Prisma Capital makes a binding offer for the second phase of the wind power project

Moody's see negative outlook for LatAm telecoms

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

EBITDA is forecast to fall this year as capex keeps rising, rating agency says

Argentine provinces ready restructuring offers

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Chubut, Entre Ríos, Neuquén and Río Negro seek to stretch out payments in wake of sovereign's deal with creditors

US Exim Bank guarantees financing for YPF

Loans Energy Gas

Bank of America supplies an $83 mln loan for Argentina's state-backed oil company to buy US-made equipment

JSL holding company falls short of investment grade

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

S&P assigns Simpar a BB- rating and downgrades the logistics company itself to B+

CGC looks to swap notes after cancelling buyback

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine oil producer seeks to exchange $300 mln worth of 2021 bonds for 2025 notes

S&P downgrades Gol to CCC-

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Ratings agency says default looms if the Brazilian airline does not renegotiate a $300 mln loan due this month

Yuny gets in IPO line

Capital Markets Equity IPO

Brazilian homebuilder joins Kallas and Patrimar in a growing list of real estate developers planning to sell shares