Economy & Policy

CAF lends to Paraguay, Trinidad

Loans Economy & Policy Paraguay

Latin American development bank endorses a $300m contingent credit line for Paraguay and a $200m loan for roadworks in Trinidad and Tobago

Brazil auctions 12 airport concessions

Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A Economy & Policy

Spain's Aena bids $500m for six airports, while Switzerland's Flughafen Zürich gets two for $115m

Houston firm ponders Venezuela fund

M&A Energy Gas

Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co confirms it is considering a $3bn fund for distressed oil assets

Tax cuts spur investments in Colombia

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Economy is also on pace to grow 3.5% this year, central bank governor says

Investors eye upcoming issues

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Bond buyers set their sights on planned cross-border sales by Costa Rica and AES Gener

Banco do Brasil borrows from the bond market

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

State-owned lender sells $750m in five-year notes a day after Petrobras set the stage with a $3bn deal

JCR rates Chile

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Finance minister says new investment-grade rating is proof of Asian interest in Chile

PDVSA seeks syndicated loan

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Venezuela's state-owned oil company could borrow money to make a $70m coupon payment in April, sources say

Moody's upgrades Panama Canal

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Bonds

ACP's A1 rating now stands a step above Panama's sovereign ceiling and three notches above the government

S&P could drop PDVSA

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Rating agency does not have access to the Venezuelan state-owned oil company's financial statements, source says

Petrobras cuts costs

M&A Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's state-owned energy company tries to lower operating expenses by $8bn in five years

Costa Rica eyes billions in bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Bonds

Government hopes to get legislative approval for $3bn to $4bn in international notes over five years

BlackRock waxes optimistic on LatAm

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

US firm identifies ETFs and infrastructure projects as promising investments

IMF revises growth forecasts for LatAm

Economy & Policy Brazil Argentina

Region will likely grow 2% this year, led by a rising economy in Brazil

Mexico makes stops in UK, Germany

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer will meet investors in London, Frankfurt and Munich on a non-deal roadshow, source says