IFC funds SME loans in Brazil

World Bank Debt Loans

US-based multilateral lender arranges $400 mln in financing for Banco Daycoval to increase lending to women-owned businesses

Chaco reaches preliminary restructuring deal

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine province will launch a bond swap to stretch out the maturity and lower the interest rate

S&P cuts Invepar on expected restructuring

Credit Ratings S&P Global Debenture

Brazilian infrastructure company is in a "fragile financial position" as it faces $400 mln in debt, rating agency says

Funding needs leave Brazil open to shocks, Fitch says

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

South American nation faces $239 bln in local debt maturities this year alone, according to the rating agency

Alsea extends agreement with lenders

Loans Debt Mexico

Mexican restaurant operator commits to holding debt below $1 bln and keeping cash above $150 mln until June next year

Argentina wind power poised for fresh investment

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Equity

With ample resources, companies see opportunities but also bottlenecks, particularly in financing

World Bank funds vaccines in Ecuador

World Bank Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Economy & Policy

US-based multilateral lender approves $150 mln in financing in its first deal for COVID-19 shots in Latin America and the Caribbean

Gildemeister plans to file for bankruptcy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean car dealer skips an interest payment and blames the high exchange rate, civil unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic for its pedicament

Argentina bags $330 mln from World Bank

Loans World Bank Economy & Policy

Country will receive $250 mln for public health costs and $80 mln for digital services

Falabella may reduce asset sale in Argentina

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Andean

Chilean retailer could decide to keep the home improvement chain Sodimac

Argentina to seek support for debt refinancing in Europe

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) Debt

Economy minister is trying to renegotiate $46 bln in debts with the Paris Club and the IMF

World Bank bumps up GDP estimates in LatAm

World Bank Economy & Policy Debt

Multilateral lender now expects the region to grow 4.4% this year as a post-pandemic recovery presents a chance for "significant transformation"

Buenos Aires province vows to pay debts despite lawsuit

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Governor says bondholders are trying to extort Argentina's largest province

Argentina, IMF move forward on debt negotiations

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

Sovereign issuer wants more time to pay and possibly a lower interest rate

IDB renews partnership with JICA

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)

Japanese lender and US-based development bank reaffirm their $3 bln co-financing commitment