Coronavirus

El Salvador signs new loan from IDB

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Loans

Central American nation gets $400 mln in contingent credit to face natural disasters and health emergencies

ACI schedules new bond swap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Uruguayan airport operator sets up the sale of 2034 notes to exchange for debt that matures in 2032

Chilean casino operators enter merger talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Equity

Dreams, Enjoy would operate 60% of the casinos and earn 75% of gaming revenues in the country

IRSA to merge real estate, shopping mall units

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Equity

Argentine real estate developer looks to streamline business, cut costs and reduce debt, including by selling assets, executives say

Fitch says Brazil can weather the storm

Economy & Policy Brazil Capital Markets

Latin America's largest economy is vulnerable to shocks but can preserve stability if it sticks to fiscal discipline, says the co-head of Latin American sovereign ratings

IDB funds small business loans in Argentina

Loans International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

US-based development bank approves a $58 mln loan for MSMEs in San Juan province to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic

Moody's drops Bahamas deeper into junk status

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Downgrade

Rating agency keeps a negative outlook on the Caribbean nation due to a loss of "fiscal strength"

Garbarino fails to attract bids for stake in retailer

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Debt

Buyers hold back on concerns the Argentine group could fall into bankruptcy

Longvie seeks to restructure defaulted bond

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine home appliances maker will try to extend maturity as sales show slight improvement

Argentina picks up loans for hunger, digital programs

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy

Government agrees to borrow $200 mln from the IDB and $50 mln from CABEI

Ecuador plans return to international bond market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Economy Minister Cueva says he wants to reduce the sovereign risk rating with structural reforms first

Buenos Aires province gets nod for restructuring deal

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Coronavirus Economy & Policy

Argentina's largest province reaches 98% acceptance as creditors seek to sell the new bonds during an expected election-led surge in prices

MercadoLibre buys Brazilian logistics operator

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Argentina

Argentine company's acquisition of Kangu comes as e-commerce surges in Latin America

Garbarino to sell stake in electronics chain

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Equity

Argentine home appliances retailer to offer 51% stake in Compumundo at auction

Brazil sees growth in stablecoins

Brazil Commerce Retail shopping

Central bank governor says these stable cryptocurrencies are gaining traction in online payments