Daily Brief

Dec 22, 2020 Issue

FACTBOX 12/22/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB lends a record $21.6 bln to its 26 member nations to counteract the effects of the pandemic

Eletrobras renegotiates debt, signs new loan

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Economy & Policy

Brazilian state-owned power company reschedules $786 mln in payments to a former subsidiary and agrees to a credit line from regional development bank BNB

Gol lands $200 mln in private placement

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian airline does not name the buyers of the new six-year dollar bonds

Emerging market debt trading volumes fall in third quarter  

Bonds Asset Management Debt

EMTA says $1.13 tln in EM debt traded in Q3 2020, down 20% year-on-year

Río Negro boosts acceptance in restructuring

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine province surpasses 96% acceptance to extend maturity and cut interest rate on $300 mln in 2025 bonds

IFC foots Fedecrédito loans in El Salvador

Loans Debt El Salvador

World Bank's private sector lender provides $60 mln in the first gender-focused financing to be backed by remittances

CIFI places first peso paper in Colombia

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Panama-based infrastructure lender raises $30 mln to offer more credit

Magazine Luiza buys payments startup

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Equity

Brazilian retail chain agrees to pay $57 mln to acquire Hub as it continues its drive into digital services

IFC to pull out of Medanito

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

World Bank's private sector division agrees to sell its stake in the Argentine oil producer to the parent company Exmed

EIB backs Cofide loans in Peru

Loans Debt Energy

EU's development bank grants $100 mln to fund loans for SMEs and climate projects