Economy & Policy

Mexico prints more local ESG bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Economy & Policy

Finance ministry raises $730 mln in a two-part deal in the local market

EcoRodovias relies on development banks for toll road

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Loans

Brazilian infrastructure company raises $775 mln from bonds and loans through BNDES and BASA for Ecovias do Araguaia

BNDES rules out Santos port concession this year

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazil's national development bank still plans to have a part in four privatizations in 2022, including CBTU and CEEE-G

Macquarie backs CLI deal with Rumo

Economy & Policy Equity M&A

Australian firm buys half of the Brazilian port terminal operator and supports a $258 mln acquisition of two terminals at the Port of Santos

Citibanamex prepares shortlist of bidders

M&A Mexico Economy & Policy

Citi could name a buyer for its commercial banking business in Mexico in the third quarter this year

Costa Rica spies bond return next year

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Central American sovereign issuer could have legislative approval by the end of August to issue up to $1.5 bln in new notes, government spokesperson says

IDB to back more Caribbean bonds

International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy Bonds

US-based development bank expects to put up guarantees for another sovereign issuer like it did with the Bahamas in June, Claver-Carone says

IDB Invest looks to 'double' lending in LatAm

International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy Funds

IDB's private sector affiliate could use a proposed capital increase to increase financing to $12 bln to $13 bln per year, Claver-Carone says

Argentina appoints new securities head

Capital Markets People Argentina

Sebastián Negri takes over for Adrián Cosentino in the latest change to the government's economic team

América Móvil 'open' to increasing investments

Economy & Policy Funds Mexico

Mexican telco could spend another $386 mln in 2023, depending on demand, CEO says

AMLO presses Biden on bilateral agreement

USMCA Mexico United States

Mexican president calls on his US counterpart to implement plans to slow down inflation, supply gasoline to border towns and enact a public-private investment program

Argentina to focus on belt-tightening

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

New Economy Minister Silvina Batakis says achieving a balanced budget is the key for economic growth and paying down debt

IDB Invest offers financing for moves in Mexico

Economy & Policy Funds Mexico

IDB's private sector affiliate could provide up to $2.8 bln for companies that relocate to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

Fixed income steals spotlight in Brazil's capital markets

Economy & Policy Fixed Income Debenture

Fixed income issues rise 25% as overall market activity falls 12% in the first half of the year, according to Anbima

Investors accept Ecuador's new finance minister

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Markets are more concerned about the political situation in the country and the economic impact caused by the fall in oil prices, sources say