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Apr 02, 2020 Issue

Chilean central bank says unconventional measures to fight COVID-19 possible  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Bank president says will use “expansive power” to secure credit for business, households

FACTBOX 4/2/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE 4/2: Chile cuts rates; Mexico participates in US dollar swap

Maintaining steady access to dollars a challenge during coronavirus crisis - BIS  

Capital Markets Coronavirus

Preserving the flow of payments is "essential" to avoid further economic meltdown

Eletrobras puts off privatization plans until 2021  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy

Coronavirus outbreak postpones an auction planned for this year and may impact price, board member says

Buenaventura nears refi on five-year loan

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

BBVA leads a new $275 mln facility to replace a loan from 2016 for the Peruvian mining company

Investors flee emerging markets in March in record numbers  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

EM debt and equity markets see record-breaking outflow in March of $83.3 bln, IIF says

Promigas prepares to borrow

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Colombian gas company plans to get $37 mln and act as guarantor for $31 million in loans to subsidiary

Brazil carries on with port concession auctions  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

Infrastructure Ministry says it will stick to the auction timetable despite market turmoil

Local pension funds largest net buyers in Colombian stock market

Asset Management Capital Markets Equity

Foreign investors account for 43% of sales on the BVC in March

Petrobras issues teaser for pipeline stake

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Brazil's state-owned oil company also calls for binding offers for two oil fields in the Santos Basin

Argentina offers guidelines for $83 bln debt restructuring  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government asks to renegotiate more than previously announced, but the goal remains to defer payments, extend maturities and possibly reduce the face value

Punta Blanca, Wenco line up local bond sales

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Chilean real estate developer and plastic goods maker both seek to sell inflation-linked notes

IDB Invest funds fintech loans  

Loans Funds Debt

Multilateral lender puts $50 mln into a credit fund from Victory Park Capital