Daily Brief

Aug 07, 2020 Issue

Fitch fears for 'fallen angels' in Latin America  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Issuers with BBB- ratings may lose investment-grade status as EBITDA falls and debt rises, rating agency says

FACTBOX 8/7/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Uruguay's central bank adjusts monetary policy instruments in the face of the pandemic

Minerva buys slaughterhouse in Colombia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian beef company plans to spend $26 mln to acquire and expand a facility in Bucaramanga

Mendoza extends restructuring offer yet again  

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Argentine province gives creditors three more weeks after getting nearly 60% acceptance with early-bird sweetener

Ecuador gets debt reprieve from China  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Andean nation puts off $417 mln in loan payments for a year

AI Candelaria adds again to 2028 notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Colombian pipeline stakeholder raises $50 mln to put in its reserve account and pay shareholder dividends

Bahamas borrows $200 mln from IDB

Loans Economy & Policy Bahamas

Caribbean nation receives 20-year funding to help SMEs and develop the "blue economy"

Vista finds strong demand for local notes

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Oil and gas company raises $30 mln in pesos and dollars, paying as low as 0% over currency depreciation

CSD lines up for IPO

Capital Markets Equity IPO

Brazilian retail group looks to raise funds to open new stores, invest in IT and offer consumer credit

IFC finances SME loans from BHD León  

Loans Coronavirus Debt

Multilateral lender supplies $60 mln to cover liquidity lines to small businesses in the Dominican Republic

CAF makes calls for green bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Latin American development bank works with Credit Suisse and ZKB on its second green deal in Europe