Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Fitch downgrades Peru on low growth prospects

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

Rating agency cuts the sovereign issuer by one notch to BBB as S&P casts a negative outlook on the country's ratings

CGC extends bond swap deadline

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine oil company struggles to get much participation, but says it will pay off its 2021 notes at maturity

Assaí rules out share sale for Extra acquisition

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian wholesale retailer plans to take on debt to fund a $952 mln deal with fellow Casino division GPA, CEO says

Ecopetrol takes step toward share sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy IPO Debenture

Colombia's state-owned oil company gets permission from Superfinanciera to sell 4.36 mln shares and lower the government's stake to 80%

Oi deal could lead to more private equity in infrastructure

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

BTG's acquisition of the telco's fiber optics business with GIC and GlobeNet could be a catalyst for similar deals in Brazil, lawyer says

Colombia taps 2049 bonds again

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer takes advantage of a dip in yields and adds $1 bln above par after receiving $4 bln in orders, sources say

Braskem Idesa increases size of SLB sale on strong demand

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Mexican petchem company raises $1.2 bln to pay off 2029 notes and refinance project finance debt

Chilean lenders raise francs in Swiss bond market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Banco de Chile upsizes its latest deal to $141 mln as Banco BICE goes for $119 mln in CHF debut

EDP wins privatization auction in Goiás

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Brazil

Portuguese utility company bids $358 mln for Celg's transmission business, but says it does not need to finance the acquisition in the capital markets

Arcor to sell bonds in local market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine food company looks to raise up to $40 mln as liquidity runs high

Falabella finishes first half of bond buyback

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean retailer agrees to repurchase $307 mln in 2023 notes after issuing $650 mln in fresh debt this week

Pague Menos to roll over debt with new debentures

Debenture Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian drugstore plans to raise $82 mln to protect itself from volatility in the run-up to next year's elections

Codelco to sell new bonds to finance buyback

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chile's state-owned copper miner seeks to repurchase up to $1.75 bln in notes to reduce short-term debt payments

Falabella issues bonds in 'well-supported' deal

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean retailer sells $650 mln worth of 10-year bonds to fund the buyback of 2023 and 2025 notes

Colbún plans to reset bond benchmark this week

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean utility company could raise up to $500 mln for renewable energy investments