Daily Brief

Dec 18, 2020 Issue

Peru's new finance minister predicts fast recovery

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Waldo Mendoza says the Peruvian economy will recuperate rapidly in 2021, underlining market confidence

Cemex increases stake in LatAm business

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Mexican cement company spends $103 mln to buy an additional 19% of the Bogot√°-listed holding company

Chubut reaches restructuring agreement

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine province gets holders of 90% of its 2026 bonds to agree to extend the maturity and lower the interest rate

Telecom lands loan from China

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Argentine telco takes out a $100 mln credit line from CDB to buy equipment

FS Bioenergia pays high price to refinance debt

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian ethanol company issues $550 mln worth of 2025 notes to yield 10% in its first international bond sale

Aguas Antofagasta sells inflation-linked bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Chilean water company raises $121 mln in two-part deal

Turks and Caicos negotiates new revolver

Loans Debt Caribbean

British territory in the Caribbean picks Republic Bank to provide a $80 mln loan at a fixed rate of 2.9%

Icetex places first bonds in local market

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Colombia's student-loan agency prints $107 mln in social bonds with maturities of five and 15 years

BNDES offers export financing to Embraer

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

Brazil's national development provides $593 mln for the aircraft manufacturer to make sales to US and Irish buyers

Suzano taps cash reserves for capex in 2021

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance Brazil

Brazil's largest pulp and paper company will use cash on hand to fund $967 mln in investments and pay down debt, says CFO

Guararapes, Orizon get in IPO line

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets Equity

Brazil's largest wood products manufacturer joins a waste management company in looking to list shares on the B3

IDB offers funding to Uruguay, Panama

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

US-based development bank supplies $200 mln for energy and water projects in Panama and $100 mln for disaster relief in Uruguay