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IDB issues largest SOFR bond deal this year

Bonds Debt International Financial Institutions

US-based development bank prints $600 mln in new 10-year notes in its third SOFR-based issue in 2021

FEATURE: Argentine corporates step up borrowing

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

An expected boom in bond sales is starting as companies take advantage of high liquidity and demand for dollar-linked notes

CABEI funds coronavirus vaccines in Costa Rica

International Financial Institutions Loans Debt

Central American development bank provides $80 mln to inoculate 72% of the population in the Central American country

Bondholders reject Belize pleas before talks

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

Creditor committee says it cannot support the Central American nation's revised proposal until both sides return to the negotiating table

Enjoy loses CEO to Cencosud

People Retail shopping Commerce

Rodrigo Larraín leaves the Chilean casino operator to run the retail company's shopping mall division

TNG calls for 'rethink' as retailer tries to restructure debt

Commerce Retail shopping Regulation

Other Brazilian retailers seek protection from creditors as they are caught in the pandemic quagmire

Ancap seeks loan as price freeze widens losses

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans Latin America

Uruguayan state-owned company wants a $40 mln loan and possibly credit lines from Banco República

Argentina seeks IMF deal as soon as possible

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

IMF managing director says she is open to reducing surcharges on the country's debt payments

Dotz shelves IPO amid market concerns

IPO Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian loyalty program delays market debut for at least two months due to "deteriorated conditions"

CAF issues inflation-linked bonds in Mexico

International Financial Institutions CAF Bonds

Latin American development prints $71 mln in UDI-denominated notes to help finance recovery efforts in the region

FEATURE: YPF’s plans to sell oil blocks may face hurdles

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Economy & Policy

Argentine energy company wants to use the proceeds to finance growth, but economic and political risks could deter investors

Cielo sets up receivables fund for MSMEs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

Brazilian payment processing company works with BNDESPar to offer $98 mln in credit to micro- and small businesses

Garbarino could go up for sale again

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Retail shopping

Argentine home appliances retailer seen in talks with Prado and CarVal as debts mount

CABEI funds recovery in El Salvador

International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy Debt

Central American development bank grants $600 mln in financing to help the country's economy recuperate from the COVID-19 pandemic

Buenos Aires city banks on local funding

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine capital will limit its financing in dollars, a strategy that has helped it skirt the problems hitting some provinces