Economy & Policy

El Salvador refuses América Móvil acquisition of Telefónica unit

M&A Economy & Policy Regulation

Mexican telecom is expected to appeal the antitrust agency's decision

Venezuelan opposition hires debt advisor

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Capital Markets

Former Cleary Gottlieb partner Lee Buchheit has said holdout creditors present a "potentially debilitating" risk

IDB, BICE finance green SMEs in Argentina

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy

IDB uses $100m from GCF to fund biomass and biogas projects, while BICE contributes $60m to the financing

LatAm bonds shrug off market jitters

Capital Markets Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Sour US-China trade relations have not led to a spike in spreads for Latin American issuers, sources say

Mexico holds rates again

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Fixed Income

Banxico keeps the benchmark at 8.25% but warns that wage increases could lead to higher inflation

Fonplata approves infrastructure funding for Argentina

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy

Regional development bank provides $120m for hospital and road projects in the country's provinces

Casan issues reais

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Santa Catarina's state water company sells $150m in five-year notes to local bond buyers

Eletrobras to pick Angra 3 partner next year

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

State-owned power company expects to finalize a corporate model for the nuclear power plant by the end of May, CEO says

Paraguay outlines infrastructure financing plans

Project & Infrastructure Finance Bonds Debt

Public works ministry wants to take advantage of investor confidence to raise more than $1.5bn for PPPs and concessions

Guatemala eyes bond after 'positive' IMF review

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Sovereign issuer could sell $500m in new notes and lower its average financing costs to 6.5%, source says

Petrobras starts sale of thermal power plants

M&A Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's state-owned energy company sends out teasers for Breitener Energética in Manaus

Pemex refinances debt with new loan

Loans Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lead an $8bn syndicated facility for the state-owned oil company

Dominican central banker says Q1 GDP growth slowed to 5.7%

Economy & Policy People Dominican Republic

Valdez forecasts 2019 economic growth will exceed 5.5% in 2019, down from 7% in 2018

PDVSA ad-hoc board confirms bond payment

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

State-owned oil company will make the May 27 deadline, rather than risk losing control of Citgo

Debt sales drop in Brazil

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Debenture deals decline 37% in the first four months of the year as equity offers stay flat