Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Bond bankers prepare for better days

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Syndicate desks stay in touch with clients, although no deals appear in sight

Argentina goes on lockdown to stem coronavirus spread

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy People

President Fernández orders people stay at home, warns that the economy will suffer

Paraná Banco puts off IPO

IPO Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity

Brazilian mid-sized lender becomes the fifth prospective issuer to cancel or delay a share sale in just over a week

Petrobras postpones refinery sales

M&A Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's state-owned oil company also asks to draw $8 bln from revolving credit lines to maintain liquidity in crisis

Argentina swaps $4.8 bln in local notes

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government had sought to extend the maturities on more than $8 billion, looking to get a financial breather during the coronavirus outbreak

LatAm 2020 economic recovery 'will not happen' – IMF  

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Debt

Expectations ratcheted down by IMF, banks as COVID-19 rates rise in region

Grupo Aval funds BAC acquisition of Multibank

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Colombian conglomerate will use the proceeds from a recent bond sale to pay for the Panamanian lender

Coronavirus outbreak puts brakes on project finance  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Lenders focus on reviewing their portfolios and providing short-term liquidity, rather than drumming up new deals

Hypera sells brands to Eurofarma

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian pharmaceutical company agrees to sell 12 recently acquired OTC and prescription drugs for $161 mln

LatAm 2020 economic recovery “will not happen” – IMF  

Bonds Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Expectations ratcheted down by IMF, banks as COVID-19 rates rise in region

Brazilian IPO market slows as coronavirus spreads  

IPO Equity Capital Markets

Four prospective issuers have cancelled or suspended stock market debuts since last week

Venezuelan opposition critical of Maduro’s $5 bln IMF plea  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Opposition sees ulterior motives in Maduro's COVID-19 loan request

Argentina unveils $11 bln stimulus package  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Government earmarks half for low-interest loans to sustain production

Argentina seeks to extend maturities on $7.9 bln in local bonds  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government wants time for foreign-law debt restructuring and extraordinary spending during COVID-19 crisis

Cerrado acquires gold mine in Argentina

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Canadian mining company agrees to pay $45 mln over five years for Minera Don Nicolás