Economy & Policy

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

Costa Rica goes on the road

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer hires Citi and HSBC to lead it back to the cross-border bond market

Brazil buys back bonds

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer repurchases $895 mln in outstanding notes a day after it raises $3 bln in the cross-border market

Investors ask US government to lift collateral restrictions on PDVSA bonds

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Bondholders say the state-owned oil company's ad-hoc board, appointed by opposition leader Juan Guaidó, must change its approach to renegotiate the debt

Brazil sells bonds to buy back old notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer tightens the spreads on $3 bln in new notes, two weeks after Congress passed landmark pension reform

Argentina takes CAF loan for infrastructure projects

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy

Central government will use the funds to pave highways, increase power generation and build a solar-powered train, among other projects

BNDES grants loans for grain storage, ethanol production

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Brazilian development bank approves $48 mln for Coamo in Paraná and $25 mln for CMAA in Minas Gerais

Argentina's agribusiness financing costs ripe for cuts, Fernández advisor says

Loans Economy & Policy Debt

President-elect's transition team eyes slashing interest rates to improve access to credit, attract more dollars

Brazil's central bank sees more rate reductions

Regulation Economy & Policy Capital Markets

Monetary policy committee says another 0.5% cut is likely after it lowers the Selic for the third time in a row to 5%