Economy & Policy

FACTBOX 8/4/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB grants a $43 mln loan for coronavirus cases in Nicaragua

FACTBOX 8/3/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Colombia's central bank cuts interest rates to boost an economy hobbled by the pandemic

Argentina hints at extending restructuring talks

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Economy Minister Guzmán repeats that offer is "final," but leaves room for negotiations beyond August 4

INTERVIEW: Minerva lines up first VC investment

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Latin America

Brazilian meatpacker plans to spend $30 mln for stakes in startups in agtech, food retail and alternative proteins, CFO says

FACTBOX 7/31/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Banconal sets up $1 bln in 10-year bonds after deferring or restructuring 11% of loans during the pandemic

Ecuador rebuffs legal challenge to restructuring  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Lawsuit from Contrarian and GMO could curtail any economic recovery from COVID-19, government says

FACTBOX 7/30/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Bank of America improves Brazil's 2020 GDP forecast to -5.77% on upside surprise in economic activity

Chile dismisses Codelco privatization

Economy & Policy M&A Chile

Recently appointed chief of staff says selling the state-owned copper company is not on the agenda

Petrobras opens bidding for Alagoas oil fields

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Brazil's state-owned oil company is selling E&P rights for seven concessions in the northeastern state

FACTBOX 7/29/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19 (1)  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: BBVA grants $200 mln loan to CAF for COVID-19 assistance programs

Petrobras pays off part of loan

M&A Economy & Policy Debt

Brazil's state-owned oil company also issues teasers for an exploratory block in Colombia

Brazil eyes green bonds for sanitation sector

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Concessionaires could raise $15 bln for investments over the next 10 years, regional development minister says

FACTBOX 7/28/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB schedules annual meeting in March next year after postponing the assembly for the COVID-19 pandemic

Banco do Brasil CEO asks to leave in August

People Economy & Policy Brazil

Rubem Novaes, a proponent to privatize the state-owned lender, plans to steps down next month

CORRECTED: IDB sets date for delayed annual meeting  

People Economy & Policy Coronavirus

DC- based development bank also says it will name a new president in Septmeber