March 21, 2016 |
Amid expectations of global volatility, uncertainty over global interes rates and continued emerging market outflows, Latin American borrowers will be heavily concentrated on finding windows of opportunity for capital markets fundraising. These were among several themes at a roundtable discussion that comprised leading investors, issuers and bankers in New York in January.
Mexico was one of Latin America’s first sovereign borrowers to access dollar funding in 2016, pricing a $2.25 billion 2026 bond ahead of anticipated market volatility. The Fed lifted the federal funds rate target to between 0.25% to 0.5%, from 0% to 0.25% in December last year, citing stronger employment figures. The Fe
An acute sense of timing and an ability to navigate dynamic markets will be imperative for Latin American issuers in 2016. LatinFinance convened a group of leading investors, issuers and intermediaries to discuss strategies in New York in January