Asset Management

Bladex looks to add to Mexican bonds

Credit Ratings Bonds Funds

Panama City-based trade finance bank plans to tap its 2024 notes for $145 mln to fund loans in Mexican pesos

Brazil approves MAM takeover of Alliar

M&A Economy & Policy Capital Markets

Anti-trust agency CADE imposes no restrictions on the acquisition of the medical services company by Nelson Tanure's investment firm

Banorte, BlackRock applaud Mexico's ESG bond plans

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

Institutional investors will still review each deal, but sustainable bonds will be "more than welcome," fund managers say

Greystar, Ivanhoé Cambridge create JV in Chile

Funds Asset Management Brazil

North American developers announce their entrance into the multi-family rental sector in Santiago

Betterware finances Jafra acquisition

Debt Loans Funds

Mexican direct-to-consumer borrows $225 mln from HSBC and Citi to buy the German company's operations in Mexico and the United States

AES, InterEnergy JV funds power plant in Panama

Loans Debt Funds

Group Energy Gas Panamá borrows $175 mln from New York-based fund manager GIP for the 670 MW Generadora Gatún project

XP moves to take over Modal

M&A Equity Capital Markets

Brazilian brokerage firm plans to acquire the local investment bank in all-stock transaction worth around $541 mln

Macquarie searches for CFO for Mexican infrastructure fund

Funds Mexico Capital Markets

Ivone Lechuga steps in as an interim replacement for Pablo Palma

XP teams with BNDES in SME fund

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Funds Loans

Brazilian brokerage firm and development bank form a $71 mln FIDC with fintechs One7 and Acqio

Brazil prepares for more rate hikes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

Central bank is expected to raise the benchmark Selic to 9.25% on Wednesday with more increases anticipated for next year

Alsea sets benchmark in dollar bond debut

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Mexican restaurant operator raises $500 mln to pay off bank loans in its first international bond sale

MAM pays high price to woo Alliar shareholders

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian asset management company could end up spending $411 mln to buy the medical services company, analyst says

Brazil's capital markets face stern test in 2022

Bonds Fixed Income Equity

Pre-elections jitters and rising interest rates keep issuers away from the local market, but there is still no reason to panic, sources say

Seaya, Cathay raise funds for LatAm start-ups

Funds Asset Management Equity

Venture capital firms put $125 mln in Seaya Cathay Latam Fund to invest in fintech, healthtech, proptech and other sectors

Moody's sinks Cuba deeper into junk territory  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Downgrade

Rating agency downgrades the Caribbean nation as sanctions and the COVID-19 pandemic limit the government's ability to pay external debt