Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Petrobras draws more loans  

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's state-owned oil company says it will collect $700 bln from two new lines after withdrawing $8 bln this week

La Rioja skirts default, gets off ratings watch  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Province makes interest payment on 2025 bond, but could struggle to meet upcoming debt payments, S&P says

Bci extends tenor on short-term debt

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Chilean bank gets another three years on a $125 mln loan that was due this year

Peru creates coronavirus fund for SMEs  

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Finance ministry to provide for working capital, restructuring and refinancing debts

Brazilian business leaders urge restraint in coronavirus measures  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Coronavirus

Supply chains must be maintained to avoid economic collapse, executives say

Uruguay eyes $2.5 bln in funding from multilateral lenders

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Economy minister says a special line of credit would go to a COVID-19 response, helping to ease the economic fallout

Colombia's quantitative easing seen as bold move by former ministers  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Measures are expected to keep local markets liquid, limited capital flight expected

Brazil spends interest savings on healthcare, employment

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Regulation

Government outlines $24 bln in programs to combat the effects from the coronavirus outbreak on informal workers

World Bank, IMF ask G20 to allow poorest nations to delay debt payments  

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Request based on need to divert funds for coping with COVID-19 pandemic

Argentina turns to World Bank during health crisis

Economy & Policy Loans Debt

Government secures $300 mln to lessen the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on low-income households

S&P cuts Ecuador to CCC-

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency says default "appears inevitable" within six months

Televisa, Vesta draw down loans

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Mexican mass media company takes $607 mln from a local revolver, while real estate developer gets $85 mln

Ecuador credit rating cut to CC by Fitch  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Ecuador is nearing default of some kind after asking to renegotiate commercial debt, rating agency says

Peruvian highway and mining companies suspend dividends, cite COVID-19  

Asset Management Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Suspensions motivated by prudence and need to preserve liquidity

Uruguay borrows from IDB for COVID-19 response

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

DC-based development bank provides $125 mln to support companies hit by the health crisis and to help revive the economy