IFC names new LatAm director

People Loans Coronavirus

Martin Spicer is promoted from head of blended finance to lead the World Bank's private sector division

Argentina to borrow $300 mln from CAF

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Federal government will use the money to finance a food assistance program

MetrôRio prints new notes to pay off debt

Debenture Capital Markets Debt

Rio de Janeiro subway operator calls on local investors for $224 mln in 2031 debentures

Grupo Dasi refinances bank loans

Loans Debt Coronavirus

Mexican restaurant operator takes out an 18-month loan from Banco Actinver to pay off all outstanding bank debt

LatAm, Caribbean recovery will be slow, IMF says

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

GDP per capita in the region will not return to pre-crisis levels until 2025, according to director

IDB Invest lends to Creditas

Loans Debt Coronavirus

US-based multilateral lender supplies $30 mln to increase loans to small business owners in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic

Phoenix Global gets additional funds

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Controlling shareholder Mercuria puts in more money as the oil and gas company restructures a $291 mln revolver

YPF improves restructuring offer for third time

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine energy company puts in more cash as it seeks to reach a deal in the next two weeks, source says

Parque Arauco sells stake in Colombian malls

M&A Funds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Chilean shopping mall operator turns a $52 mln profit in the deal

LATAM SUMMIT: Mexico looks east to Samurai bonds, ramps up for ESG funds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

EXCLUSIVE: ESG debt will figure more prominently in Mexico's international financing plans

Cerda appointed finance minister in Chile

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People

Replacement for Ignacio Briones who has resigned to run for president

LatAm, Caribbean GDP forecast to grow 4.1% in 2021 - IMF

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Prospects for LAC region have improved but remain uncertain says IMF director of research

Costa Rica comes to terms with IMF

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

Central America's third-largest economy agrees to a three-year, $1.75 bln facility from the multilateral lender

Inter-American Development Bank to hold virtual annual meeting for second time  

Economy & Policy Andean Central America

Bank president to travel to Barranquilla, Colombia for March 17-21 event, but hold meetings virtually.

Medanito faces pressure to pay back loan

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Credit Suisse asks for information about repayment plans after Argentine company sells assets