Economy & Policy

BNDES auctions off more JBS shares

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Brazil

Brazilian development bank reduces its stake in the local meatpacker to less than 20%

IDB funds social spending, healthcare in Guatemala

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) IDB Invest

US-based development bank supplies a $300 mln loan to close the gender gap in social programs and improve reproductive care in the Central American country

Peru reappoints deputy finance minister

Economy & Policy Peru People

Betty Sotelo takes the job for the third time, following the recent appointment of Oscar Graham as finance minister

Brazil puts two Rio airports in same concession auction

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Brazil

Infrastructure ministry plans to award a contract to one operator for Galeão and Santos Dumont in the second half of next year

BNDES finances national park concessions

Economy & Policy Loans Debt

Brazil's national development bank earmarks $94 mln for loans with tenors up to 25 years

FEFA replants local bonds

Credit Ratings Economy & Policy Bonds

Mexico's state-backed agribusiness lender plans to raise up to $243 mln in a two-part deal

Fitch lifts expectations for Panama

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

Rating agency gives the Central American nation a stable outlook on a better-than-expected economic recovery

Argentina arrives at 'reasonable' agreement with IMF

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

South American government agrees lower the deficit and reduce energy subsidies, but not cut public pensions or social programs, president says

HSBC weighs offer for Citibanamex

Economy & Policy Funds M&A

British bank is "looking at the opportunity," says CEO in Mexico

Chile's president-elect selects next finance minister

Economy & Policy People Chile

Gabriel Boric picks central bank head Mario Marcel to join the incoming cabinet

Pemex inks supply agreement for US refinery

Economy & Policy M&A Mexico

Shell promises to deliver crude for 15 years as Mexico's state-owned oil company ties up the $596 mln acquisition of Deer Park in Texas

Brazil approves MAM takeover of Alliar

M&A Economy & Policy Capital Markets

Anti-trust agency CADE imposes no restrictions on the acquisition of the medical services company by Nelson Tanure's investment firm

Banorte, BlackRock applaud Mexico's ESG bond plans

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

Institutional investors will still review each deal, but sustainable bonds will be "more than welcome," fund managers say

Mexico refinances government bonds

Economy & Policy Bonds Debt

Finance ministry extends maturities to 2050 with $6.5 bln in new notes

Brazilian, Chinese banks lead chase for Citibanamex

Economy & Policy Funds M&A

Itaú and Bradesco could look to enter the Mexican market as Citi announces its exit, analyst says