Economy & Policy

Ecuador bonds fall after economic bill fails

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government faces a $1.6 bln funding gap in 2020 and a "challenging" debt repayment schedule in 2022, according to Moody's

Costa Rica readies next bond sale

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Finance Ministry will ask the Legislative Assembly to approve another $4.5 bln in international notes at the end of November

TGLT books share sale

Equity Capital Markets Bonds

Argentine real estate developer looks to raise a small amount, the latest trend on the local stock market

Mexico reduces rates again

Economy & Policy Bonds Fixed Income

Banxico lowers the benchmark lending rate by 25 bps to 7.5% in the third cut in a row

OAS comes to leniency agreement

Regulation Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Brazilian builder agrees to pay $460 mln to settle Lava Jato corruption charges

Petrobras starts service station sale in Uruguay

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

Brazil's state-owned oil company hires Itaú BBA to advise on a deal for the PUDSA distribution business

Fonplata discusses new financing program for Argentina

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

Regional development bank could provide $1 bln in funding during the administration of President-elect Alberto Fernández

Costa Rica re-enters bond market with $1.5 bln in notes

Asset Management Debt Bonds

Central American sovereign issuer ends its four-year hiatus with $1.2 bln in new notes and a $300 mln retap of its 2045 bonds

Political change in Bolivia heartens foreign investors

Economy & Policy Bonds Debt

Next administration has to cut spending and lower debt to regain credibility and set up a possible return to the cross-border bond market, according to sources

Antioquia asks EPM to buy Ituango

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

Gov. Luis Pérez suggests the city-owned utility company could take over the department’s stake in the hydropower project

Foreign investors support Barbados bond swap

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Creditor committee endorses a $500 mln debt exchange with the island nation and expects other bondholders to participate

Oil firms ponder how to finance projects in Argentina

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Capital Markets

Most companies scale back growth plans as interest rates run high

Oil majors skip second auction in Brazil

M&A Energy Gas

Petrobras and CNPC take the Aram block for the minimum bid, but four other blocks receive no offers

Agrofina, Celulosa book dollar bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine agribusiness and paper producer will test market conditions to raise funds to refinance debts

Brazil misses mark in oil auction

M&A Energy Gas

Government earns $17 bln from selling offshore blocks when it had expected to get $26 bln