Economy & Policy

Mexico books investor meetings

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Barclays takes the sovereign issuer to New York to gauge interest in a possible cross-border deal, sources say

Banco do Brasil signals asset sales

M&A Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

State-owned lender could offload a stake in its investment management division BB DTVM

Petrobras hawks natural gas holding

M&A Gas Energy

Brazilian energy company sends out teasers for its 49% stake in CDGN Logística

Carso shields itself from cancelled airport

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Mexican conglomerate is not expected to sue the government to recover losses, sources say

Chile fills equity pipeline

Equity Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

As investors keep tabs on Brazil, Chile's stock market is poised to make a run in 2019, sources say

Bolsonaro signals start of Brazilian infra push

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regions

The Brazilian president says he wants to attract $1.85bn in investments and announced plans to privatize 12 airports and four ports

S&P upgrades El Salvador

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

S&P has upgraded El Salvador’s long-term rating to B- from CCC+, as congress approves refinancing plans

IDB Invest books more local currency bond sales

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Multilateral agency studies additional issues after launching a guaraní-denominated program in Paraguay

S&P cuts Costa Rica

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Rating agency gives the country a one-in-three chance of another downgrade in two years

Neoenergia wins four transmission lines

Energy Electricity Regulation

Iberdrola's Brazilian subsidiary signs on for more than $1.5bn investments in five years

Brazilian judge blocks Boeing-Embraer JV

M&A Economy & Policy Regulation

Metalworkers' union says the proposed $5.26bn tie-up could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs in Brazil

Investors enroll in Mexican airport bond buyback

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

A "substantial majority" of bondholders tender their notes in a $1.8bn offer from Mexcat, finance ministry says

Mexico hikes rates

Economy & Policy Loans Regulation

Banxico raises its benchmark interest rate to 8.25% in a "highly uncertain environment"

Investors balk at Mexico's new airport plans

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Government leaves out private contractors and enlists the military to build a terminal and two runways at the Santa Lucía air force base

Investors see risks in Mexico despite "positive" budget

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Airport bond buyback could spoil appetite for future debt sales, despite prudent spending plans, sources say