Coronavirus

YPF seeks to refinance $6.2 bln in bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine state-backed energy company wants to ease near-term debt payments and extend maturities

Salta skips bond payment

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine province says its finances have taken a hit from the recession and COVID-19 pandemic

Moody's sees LatAm creditworthiness under pressure in 2021  

Economy & Policy Andean Caribbean

Governments face difficulties stabilizing and reversing negative credit trends from last year, rating agency says

IDB Invest contributes to HMC fund

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

IDB's private sector division provides $20 mln to finance medium-sized companies in Chile, Colombia and Peru

Entre Ríos contests bondholder lawsuit

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine province says it will defend itself in US court "until the last instances"

World Bank sees muted recovery in LatAm, Caribbean  

Economy & Policy Regions Coronavirus

Region could record economic growth of 3.7% in 2021 or potentially worse if COVID-19 vaccine rollout is delayed

CAF breaks lending record in 2020

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

Latin American development bank says it approved $14 bln in loans last year, mostly to combat COVID-19

FDN adds to Alma funding

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

Colombian development bank leads four other lenders in a $101 mln facility for the 4G toll road concession

FEATURE: Argentina's bet on Vaca Muerta needs international financing  

Energy Gas Project & Infrastructure Finance

Huge shale oil site holds promise for exports, but analysts say conditions must improve to compete for capital

A note from the Managing Editor  

Coronavirus Regions People

An extraordinary year we should get past but never forget.

FEATURE: Brazil braces for record year for IPOs  

Features Brazil Latin America

After equity markets exceeded expectations in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, next year is shaping up to be even better, bankers say

IFC funds electric car loans in Brazil

Loans Debt Coronavirus

World Bank's private sector division arranges $265 mln in financing for Banco Alfa

S&P drops Compartamos Banco from investment grade

Coronavirus Loans Capital Markets

Rating agency downgrades the Mexican microfinance lender to BB+ due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

FACTBOX 12/22/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB lends a record $21.6 bln to its 26 member nations to counteract the effects of the pandemic

EIB backs Cofide loans in Peru

Loans Debt Energy

EU's development bank grants $100 mln to fund loans for SMEs and climate projects