Capital Markets

Moody's ranks Iguá below investment grade

Capital Markets Bonds Fixed Income

Brazilian wastewater company receives a Ba2 rating on "good revenue visibility"

LatAm 2020 economic recovery “will not happen” – IMF  

Bonds Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Expectations ratcheted down by IMF, banks as COVID-19 rates rise in region

Brazilian IPO market slows as coronavirus spreads  

IPO Equity Capital Markets

Four prospective issuers have cancelled or suspended stock market debuts since last week

Venezuelan opposition critical of Maduro’s $5 bln IMF plea  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Opposition sees ulterior motives in Maduro's COVID-19 loan request

Brazil cuts rates in 'challenging' environment

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Brazil

Central bank lowers the Selic by 50 bps to 3.75% in response to the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak

Argentina seeks to extend maturities on $7.9 bln in local bonds  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government wants time for foreign-law debt restructuring and extraordinary spending during COVID-19 crisis

Hidrovias also puts off IPO

IPO Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian waterway operator becomes the fourth company to delay a planned share sale this month

Petrobras presses divestments forward after oil price plunge  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Brazilian oil company may have to execute a u-turn, oil and gas specialists say

Emerging market outflows exceed $50 bln since outbreak

Funds Asset Management Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Outflows are already twice as much as during the financial crisis of 2008, according to the IIF

LatAm borrowers hunt for liquidity  

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Companies draw down revolvers and seek new credit lines as industries question how long it will take to contain the coronavirus

JSL postpones Vamos IPO

IPO Equity Capital Markets

Brazilian logistics company becomes the third issuer to suspend a planned share sale since March 12

'How are you?' replaces 'How is the market?'  

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Sincerity in the markets? Pausing to take a breath

SulAmérica sticks with debt plans

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian insurance company intends to sell $100 mln worth of debentures this month, despite outbreak

Canadian pension plans open offer for IDEAL

M&A Equity Capital Markets

CPPIB and Ontario Teachers' plan to spend more than $2 bln for a part of the Mexican infrastructure developer

Paranapanema begins restructuring talks

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Brazilian copper company asks creditors to delay debt payments