Economy & Policy

Brazil carries on with port concession auctions  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

Infrastructure Ministry says it will stick to the auction timetable despite market turmoil

Argentina offers guidelines for $83 bln debt restructuring  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government asks to renegotiate more than previously announced, but the goal remains to defer payments, extend maturities and possibly reduce the face value

FACTBOX 4/1/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

Measures may fall short; LatAm debt will grow, analysts say

US senators seek delay to June 1 start of USMCA  

Economy & Policy Regulation Canada

Bipartisan group says coronavirus puts added pressure on businesses to comply with rules by start date

Health crisis slows Argentine debt restructuring

Asset Management Bonds Debt

As a self-imposed deadline passes, analysts say the government cannot keep dipping into reserves to make bond payments

Argentina provides guidance for $83 billion debt restructuring  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Amount more than Argentina previously announced; goal remains to defer near-term payments, extend maturities and possibly reduce the face value

IMF fundraises in developed economies to help poorest countries  

Economy & Policy Fixed Income Loans

Haiti seeks financial support from the bank's Rapid Credit Facility

BNDES steps in for airlines  

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Brazil's national development bank says it will buy convertible debentures to finance operations

Argentina braces for gradual economic recovery after lockdown  

Economy & Policy Debt Bonds

President Fernández puts focus on protecting health over the economy, even as a possible default looms

US senators seek delay to June 1 start of USMCA deal  

Economy & Policy Regulation Canada

Bipartisan group of senators say coronavirus putting added pressure on businesses to comply with rules by start date

Ecuador bonds should trade with accrued interest, EMTA says  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Trade association adds that sellers are entitled to all unpaid interest during grace period

São Paulo state to cancel concession auctions  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

State government expects more postponements after deciding to call off the bidding for a toll road in June

Uruguay to block Tienda Inglesa from buying competitor  

M&A Economy & Policy Regulation

Goldman Sachs-backed retailer had tried to acquire Disco supermarkets from Grupo Éxito

S&P cuts Mexico, Pemex on coronavirus, oil prices

Bonds Capital Markets Mexico

Rating agency also downgrades Trinidad & Tobago and puts a negative outlook on Colombia

Panama bond sale may pave way for others  

Asset Management Bonds Capital Markets

Countries need to issue debt to raise resources to face the coronavirus crisis, analysts say