Economy & Policy

S&P improves outlook for Mexico

Credit Ratings Economy & Policy Mexico

Rating agency expects "cautious" macroeconomic policies to hold sway over the next two years

Mexico offers financing for nearshoring

Economy & Policy Funds Loans

Finance ministry rolls out a $200 mln financing package backed by the IDB for companies that relocate to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

Ecuador names new finance minister

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Ecuador

President Guillermo Lasso picks Pablo Arosemena to replace Simón Cueva

Argentina's new economy minister faces hurdles

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Silvina Batakis will focus on cutting the fiscal deficit and inflation, but investors have their doubts

Investors applaud choice for finance minister in Colombia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

José Antonio Ocampo will bring balance to the left-leaning economic policies of President-elect Gustavo Petro, sources say

Inflation 'discourages' capital markets in LatAm

Bonds Debt Economy & Policy

Latin America's governments must focus on fighting inflation to improve conditions for debt and equity sales, BIS' Tombini says

FDN taps BBVA for loan

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Toll Road

Colombian development bank borrows $238 mln from the Spanish lender with backing from the World Bank's MIGA

Mexico prints 30-year bonds in swap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Government issues $622 mln in 2053 Mbonos in exchange for notes due in 2027, 2042 and 2047

Neoenergia turns to BNDES, debentures for transmission lines

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debenture

Brazilian subsidiary of Spain's Iberdrola commits to more than $1 bln in investments after winning two contracts at auction

Public debt costs take toll on corporate borrowing in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Brazil

Rising rates discourage investment, but the situation is still manageable for some sectors, sources say

Actis acquires stake in Omega

Economy & Policy Equity Funds

British private equity firm buys 10% of the Brazilian renewable energy company for $149 mln and agrees to invest up to another $162 mln

World Bank grants recovery loan to Panama

International Financial Institutions World Bank Loans

US-based multilateral lending provides $250 mln for healthcare, education and social services after the COVID-19 pandemic

Credivalores issues second FNG-backed bonds

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Colombian financial services company raises $10 mln in three-year notes backed by the national guarantee fund

Argentina swaps out peso debt

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

South American government replaces $5 bln in local bonds with new short-term notes

Ecuador fines Novonor for corruption

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Anti-trust agency orders the Brazilian conglomerate to pay $57 mln for rigging bids for hydropower projects