Economy & Policy

Brazilian bond issuers wait in line

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Blackout period sidelines corporate issuers as the government monitors market conditions

Ecuador negotiates IMF loan

Loans Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Multilateral lender says it has sent a team to Quito to discuss a "financial arrangement"

Mexico drafts plans for rail concession

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Mexico

Fonatur says the private sector will finance 90% of the $7.7bn project and operate the 1,525km line for 30 years

M&A picks up in Mexico

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Values rise 40% to $1.8bn in January, spurred by América Móvil's deal with Telefónica

Mexico pays off airport investors

Project & Infrastructure Finance Equity Economy & Policy

GACM strikes a $1.76bn deal to liquidate a Fibra-E issued to raise funds for the cancelled project

Mid-market M&A surges in Brazil

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Buyers are meeting sellers' expectations as economic prospects improve, sources say

Mexico looks to review pipeline contracts

Economy & Policy Energy Gas

State-owned power company CFE wants to renegotiate natural gas deals with Carso, IEnova and TransCanada

Corporate bond sales decline in Brazil

Debt Capital Markets Bonds

Real estate investment funds surpass debentures for the first time in January, according to Anbima

Peru holds rates

Economy & Policy Debt Regulation

Central bank has left the benchmark interest rate at 2.75% for 12 months in a row

Colombia reworks O&G contracts

Economy & Policy Energy Regulation

National hydrocarbons agency approves model to award its first blocks in four years

Mexico maintains rates

Economy & Policy Regulation Mexico

Central bank leaves the benchmark at 8.25% after inflation cools in January

Investors advise three-pronged strategy for Pemex

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Mexico's national oil company needs a cash injection and lower royalty payments to go along with a proposed tax break, source says

Brazil maintains rates

Economy & Policy Regulation Politics

Central bank points to steady inflation projections and keeps its benchmark lending rate at 6.5%

BNDES unloads Petrobras shares

Equity Economy & Policy Loans

Brazil's national development bank reduces its stake in the state-owned oil company to less than 20%

Paraguay cuts funding costs with new bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer prices 31-year notes at 5.4%, the lowest rate of all its long-term paper