Coronavirus

Grupo Axo axes C&A deal

M&A Mexico Europe

Mexican retail group blames the COVID-19 pandemic for abandoning an offer to buy the European clothing store's local business

Argentina plans to borrow $2 bln from World Bank this year

World Bank International Financial Institutions Loans

Funds will go to climate, infrastructure, social welfare and other projects, economy minister says

IDB studies capital increase

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

US-based development bank needs to raise funds for the recently approved "Vision 2025" program

IDB commits to economic recovery in Colombia

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

US-based development bank also adds $500 mln to an infrastructure financing program with South Korea

Moody's downgrades Panama to Baa2  

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Downgrade

Rating agency cites the "unusually large" economic impact of COVID-19 in a one-notch cut for the Central American nation

Planigrupo plans to sell local notes

Fitch Ratings Credit Ratings Bonds

Mexican shopping center administrator looks to raise $49 mln to pay off debt

IDB Invest draws up Mexican bond sale

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

IDB's private sector division aims to raise $122 mln in what could be its largest MXN-denominated debt deal to date

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Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

BNP Paribas’ Florence Pourchet talks about the economic and market conditions in the region, renewable energy investing and the post-COVID climate

Argentina to meet with IMF on new program talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) Economy & Policy

IMF says the negotiations are "constructive" but are going to "take time"

OMA launches local notes

Bonds Fixed Income Capital Markets

Mexican airport operator sets up a two-part deal for $170 mln to pay off bonds that mature in June this year

IDB puts up money for jobs, vaccines in Ecuador

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

US-based development bank also supplies $75 mln for cash transfers and small business grants in Jamaica

EIB funds micro-businesses in northeast Brazil

Loans Debt International Financial Institutions

European development bank supplies $238 mln in financing through the regional lender BNB

Kallas, Yuny call off IPOs

IPO Equity Capital Markets

Brazilian homebuilders increase to 15 the number of issuers to cancel listings this year in light of market volatility

Entre Ríos wraps up debt exchange

Bonds Debt Latin America

Argentine province says it can meet its debt obligations "without inconvenience" after bondholders agree to swap 2025 notes for new 2028s

LatAm lenders face billions in losses, S&P says

S&P Global Credit Ratings Economy & Policy

Banks could write off $136 bln as defaults rise and government aid fades this year, rating agency says