Coronavirus

MercadoLibre picks up funds to increase lending

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans Digital Payments

Argentine e-commerce company borrows $233 mln from Goldman Sachs to expand credit to SMEs in Brazil and Mexico

Argentina to focus on belt-tightening

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

New Economy Minister Silvina Batakis says achieving a balanced budget is the key for economic growth and paying down debt

Regency buys Nike in Argentina, Uruguay

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Central America

Panamanian retail group picks up US apparel business on sale since 2020

Roch gets approval for bond swap

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Argentine oil producer exchanges $16 mln in defaulted notes for 2027s at lower rates

Roch lines up bond swap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine oil producer looks to exchange notes in default for up to $24 mln in new bonds

CCU buys stake in Danone unit

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Argentina

Chilean beverage company picks up 49% of the French food company's bottled water subsidiary in Argentina

Avianca to merge with low-cost carrier

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Colombian airline agrees to form a new company with Viva to reduce costs and bolster growth after emerging from bankruptcy

Santiago subway names new chairman

People Hospitals Chile

Guillermo Muñoz takes over at state-owned Metro as Clínica Las Condes sacks its CEO

Multitiendas Corona pulls out of bankruptcy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Loans

Chilean retailer pays off $25 mln in bank loans after a rise in sales and now seeks fresh financing

Enjoy to sell new shares

M&A Equity Chile

Chilean casino company plans to issue $250 mln in stock as part of a merger with Dreams

Argentina gains access to IMF fund

International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF) Funds

South American government is allowed to tap $1.3 bln in financing to confront climate change and COVID-19

World Bank approves new loan to Peru

International Financial Institutions World Bank Loans

US-based multilateral lender grants $500 mln for ESG investments in a "green economic recovery"

Itaú buys into fintechs in Uruguay

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Technology

Brazilian bank picks up 30% stakes in Prex and Paigo in a bid to expand into the low-income market in Latin America

Enjoy emerges from bankruptcy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Fitch Ratings Upgrade

Chilean company has restructured its debt, sold assets and merged with a rival

IDB backs economic reforms in Suriname

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

US-based development also grants $260 mln for transmission lines in Paraguay and $100 mln to address the COVID-19 pandemic in Jamaica