Coronavirus

Chile raises dollars in second social bond sale this week

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Sovereign issuer completes a three-part deal for $3.75 bln, bringing the amount raised for the COVID-19 recovery to $5.81 bln

Bondholders endorse CLISA debt swap

Debt Bonds Fixed Income

Group with 73% of 2023 notes says the proposed exchange is the result of "constructive engagement" with the Argentina infrastructure company

CLISA launches debt swap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine infrastructure company asks to extend maturity on $332 mln in 9.5% international notes

VaxThera considers future partners for clinical trials

Equity Healthcare Pharmaceuticals

Colombian vaccination company will use $54 mln from Sura to build a production plant, but it could need more investments for later stages, CEO says

Argentine corporate issuers to focus on refinancing

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Demand for dollar-linked bonds likely to hold steady, but political volatility is a growing threat

ECLAC pushes to include middle-income countries in debt relief

Capital Markets Coronavirus Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

UN commission also calls on governments to maintain emergency transfer programs

IDB Invest finances SME in loans in Panama

Loans Debt Panama

IDB's private sector affiliate provides $52 mln for Capital Bank to fund working capital, capital investments and fixed assets

Argentina's financial woes get worse

Economy & Policy Equity Capital Markets

Loss of emerging markets status is seen tightening access to credit and increasing financing costs, analysts say

CABEI sells social bonds in Mexico

International Financial Institutions Bonds Debt

Central American development bank raises $253 mln to buy COVID-19 vaccines and fund micro-businesses in the region

Argentina gets extension from Paris Club

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

South America's second-largest economy averts default with a nine-month agreement on a $2.45 bln loan

Argentina drums up US support in IMF talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Government seeks more time and a lower interest rate in new loan program, congressional leader says

Ser funds distance learning with IFC loan

Loans Debt Brazil

Brazilian for-profit education company borrows $40 mln to spend on its digital platform during the COVID-19 pandemic

Brazilian corporate issues double during pandemic

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Percentage of publicly listed companies with too much debt rises above 25%, says head of research center at USP

CABEI plans to sell social bonds in Mexico

Bonds Debt International Financial Institutions

Central American development bank schedules a trip to the Mexican bond market with $250 mln in three-year notes

Argentina takes CAF loan for vaccinations

Economy & Policy Loans International Financial Institutions

South America's second-largest economy borrows $75 mln from the regional development bank to buy and produce COVID-19 vaccines