Daily Brief

Dec 17, 2020 Issue

Eletrobras units sells debentures

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Eletrosul issues $59 mln in eight-year notes for transmission investments in southern Brazil

Odebrecht plans Braskem sale in first quarter 2021

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity

Brazilian conglomerate expects to begin talks with possible buyers in February and March

FACTBOX 12/17/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB earmarks $1 billion to buy and distribute COVID-19 vaccines in Latin America and the Caribbean

Equatorial Energia sizes up BNDES loans

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian power company approves two loans for $413 mln for its distribution businesses in Pará and Maranhão

Vale outlines railroad investments

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance Brazil

Brazilian mining company plans to spend $4.86 bln to extend two railway concessions until 2057

ECLAC seeks wider access to funding for smaller economies

Capital Markets Fixed Income Economy & Policy

UN's economic commission for LatAm and the Caribbean also calls for the G20 to include more countries in its debt suspension program

Bondholder group refuses Córdoba's revised offer

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Ad-hoc committee hints that Argentina's second most-populous province has more room to pay its creditors

Neogrid misses target in IPO

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity

Brazilian software company raises $96 mln in what is expected to be the last stock market debut this year

Primax sells bonds in Colombia

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Alicorp's service station business earns $73 mln in a two-part deal to pay off debt

IDB earmarks $1 bln for vaccines

Coronavirus Loans United States

US-based development sets up funding to help countries purchase and distribute COVID-19 jabs

IDB Invest funds SME loans in Belize

Loans Belize Central America

IDB's private sector division supplies $20 mln in a three-year loan to Atlantic Bank

PetroRio plans follow-on for upstream investments

Equity Capital Markets Energy

Rio-based oil company expects to raise $250 mln to spend on existing assets and "potential new businesses"

ExxonMobil names new CEO in Brazil

People Energy Brazil

US oil company appoints Juan Lessmann to succeed Carla Lacerda