Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Odebrecht case delays M&A deals

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

A far-reaching bribery scandal has shifted the landscape of M&A in Latin America. Now the sale of Peru's Chaglla hydropower plant is in danger of collapsing.

Skadden makes two LatAm lawyers counsel

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets People

Lauren Bennett and Ralph Perez earn promotions in the law firm's Sao Paulo and Chicago offices, respectively

IMF loan curbs Argentine bond sales

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentina agrees to speed up spending cuts and set more realistic inflation targets to secure $50bn in financing

Enel outlines Eletropaulo investments

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Italian utility charts some $1.7bn of investments into Brazil over the next two years

Talking growth with Chile's Finance Minister Felipe Larraín

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

As Chile feels the effects of its first downgrade since the 1990s, Finance Minister Felipe Larraín lays out the plan to improve the country’s credit rating.

Peru's president pledges renewed infra investments

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Peru’s new president enjoys widespread support as he faces the lingering fallout from the Odebrecht corruption scandal and tries to boost economic growth.

Mexican issuers face uncertainty

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

In the 2018 Mexico Roundtable, LatinFinance brought together a group of business leaders, investors and government officials to discuss the country's political, economic ...

Latin America widens trade relations in the time of Trump

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy M&A

As the United States imposes tariffs on steel imports, Latin America downplays the threat of a trade war but looks to reinforce commercial ties with other countries.

Fibra Prologis prepares for next funding cycle

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets Mexico

Mexican REIT files debt, equity shelf after completing a $225m syndicated loan

BNDES, IDB pick manager for new infra fund

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Bozano Investimentos will handle investments for the $1.5bn B2 Infra fund

Brazilian court suspends Eletrobras privatization

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy M&A

State-owned power company has 90 days to present a report on what the planned sale would mean for its workers

QP buys into ExxonMobil in Argentina

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy

Qatar's state-owned oil company takes 30% stakes in two affiliates with licenses throughout seven blocks in the Vaca Muerta shale gas field

Barbados reveals plan to address debt, FX reserves

Fixed Income Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Caribbean island says public debt is more than 175% of GDP, while gross reserves was $220m at May 31

Latin America widens trade relations in the time of Trump

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy People

As the United States imposes tariffs on steel imports, Latin America downplays the threat of a trade war but looks to reinforce commercial ties with other countries. By L...

Mexico goes to the WTO against US tariffs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Mexico

Mexico follows fellow Nafta member Canada to Geneva (Photo courtesy WTO)