Daily Brief

Dec 21, 2020 Issue

Argentina to borrow $30 mln from Fonplata

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Argentina

State-owned water company AySA will use the funds for waterworks in Buenos Aires

Mineros takes full ownership of Nicaraguan mines

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A

Colombian gold miner acquires 50% of Luna Roja from Royal Road for $22.5 mln plus royalties

Argentine investors eye buying Edenor

Equity M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Manzano and other businessmen may pay $140 mln for Pampa Energía's stake in the electricity distributor

Frigorifico Concepción wraps up second tap

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Paraguayan meatpacker adds another $21 mln to its 2025 notes in what could be the last cross-border bond deal of the year

Petrobras offloads half of BSBios

Debt Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's state-owned oil company earns $63 mln for its stake in the biofuels producer and also sells 14 oil fields to 3R for $250 mln

IDB funds more BRDE loans

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

US-based development bank grants $100 mln for tourism, health care, sanitation and jobs in southern Brazil

Caja Arequipa places first local bonds

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Peruvian credit union raises $16 mln in the sale of 2028 notes

AES reorganizes to increase leverage in Brazil

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

US power company's Brazilian business plans to merge two subsidiaries to enable it to take on more debt

Santander lends to branch in Peru

Loans Debt Peru

Spanish bank grants $25 mln in 10-year money to go along with $15 mln from a recent local bond sale

Enel sets out to increase stake in Chilean subsidiary

Equity Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Italian energy company could pay up to $1.5 bln to buy another 10% in Enel Américas after merger with EGP Américas

Odebrecht changes names to Novonor

People Brazil

Brazilian conglomerate, once a target in the Lava Jato investigation, says the new name marks a transformation over the past five years