Coronavirus

BNDES announces funding to help small businesses

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Fixed Income

Brazilian national development bank to provide $686 mln for SMEs impacted by coronavirus

CAF raises coronavirus relief funds in bond market  

Coronavirus Bonds Capital Markets

Latin American development bank prints $800 mln in three-year notes for an emergency loan program

Buenos Aires province hints at extending bond talks  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Gov. Kicillof is seen as taking a more moderate approach with bondholders, but success depends on the federal government's restructuring

Centauro owner takes out emergency loan  

Loans Debt Coronavirus

SBF borrows $22 mln from BTG Pactual and sets up a receivables deal with Banco do Brasil

Paranapanema gets temporary reprieve

Loans Debt Coronavirus

Brazilian copper company puts off debt payments for 30 days as it carries on with restructuring talks

FACTBOX 5/7/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: Brazil cuts benchmark rate to 3%, signals of another cut to come

Argentina says there’s time to reach a debt restructuring deal  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Economy Minister Guzmán says some creditors have agreed to the terms and he is willing to entertain alternatives

Brazil's central bank suggests more rate cuts to come  

Economy & Policy Regulation Coronavirus

Monetary policy committee says it could cut the already record low benchmark rate by another 75 basis points in June

INTERVIEW: Chile taps into improving market conditions for emergency funding  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer now turns its fundraising focus to the local market, says head of international finance

Uruguay considers bonds to fund coronavirus relief  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer says it is looking for a "cost-efficient window" in the cross-border market

Longvie defaults as lockdown cuts revenue  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Argentine home appliances maker is latest company to run into problems during COVID-19 shutdown

IFC covers more Davivienda loans

Loans Debt Coronavirus

World Bank lender arranges another $100 mln for women-owned small businesses and low-income households in Colombia

Fitch revises Brazil’s sovereign credit rating outlook to negative  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

Rating agency cites deteriorating economic outlook and political uncertainty

Latin American development bank commits $4 billion in financing for Argentina  

Economy & Policy Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

CAF to spend $900 million this year, with $340 million earmarked for pandemic emergency

FACTBOX 5/6/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: Chile issues $2 bln in debt to fight pandemic; Bolivia institutes a universal cash transfer program