Economy & Policy

Steel tariffs hurt US industry, Brazilian association says

Economy & Policy Regulation Politics

Brazil Steel Institute points out that US mills rely on semi-finished products from South America to keep running

Honduras seeks to restructure multilateral loans

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

President Hernández cites the costs of climate change and tells a UN conference that it is "just and moral" to request renegotiations

Fernández refuses remaining IMF credit

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

President-elect also says he will open talks with creditors to renegotiate Argentina's 2020 and 2023 bonds

Buenos Aires places local paper

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine capital looks to raise $100 mln from a two-year deal

Mexico announces infrastructure plan

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Government outlines $44 bln in investments over five years, including $22 bln in 2020

Santa Catarina seeks IBRD loan

Loans Politics Economy & Policy

State government wants to pay back Bank of America with money from the World Bank

Barbados gets near unanimous response in bond swap

Asset Management Bonds Debt

International creditors with 94% of outstanding notes agree to participate in a $500 mln debt exchange

Peru repurchases old notes

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Finance Ministry uses proceeds from recent local-currency bond sale to buy back $1.7 bln in dollar- and sol-denominated notes

Petrobras asks for refinery bids

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Brazil's state-owned oil company also leases two fertilizer plants to Unigel for $42 mln

Argentina's renewable energy sector puts new projects on standby

Project & Infrastructure Finance Energy Renewable

Companies and investors see huge growth potential for solar and wind projects, but they lack the capital to do much about it

Peru charts record low yields on latest bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Less than two months after a constitutional crisis, investors show confidence in Peru's macroeconomic policies and pile into a $3 bln debt deal in local currency

Brazil signs green bonds agreement with CBI

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Agriculture Ministry also pushes for Congress to approve new mechanisms for agribusinesses to finance investments

Argentine companies put lid on investment during political transition

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Regulation

Executives wonder what the next administration will do to revive the economy and cut interest rates

Colombia drops ISA sale

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

Finance Ministry withdraws an invitation for investment banks to present offers on how to structure the sale of the state-owned holding company

Panama tightens spreads on retap

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuers adds $1 bln to its 2053s and $300 mln to its 2030s at lower rates than the initial issues