Economy & Policy

Blue Finance brings private funding to MPAs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Loans

French impact investment manager looks to draw private investors to marine conservation projects through revenue-generating PPPs

Argentina's financial woes get worse

Economy & Policy Equity Capital Markets

Loss of emerging markets status is seen tightening access to credit and increasing financing costs, analysts say

IDB funds tech investments for MSMEs in Peru

Loans Economy & Policy International Financial Institutions

US-based development bank supplies $300 mln to fund innovation projects and provide guarantees for start-ups

Argentina gets extension from Paris Club

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

South America's second-largest economy averts default with a nine-month agreement on a $2.45 bln loan

Mexico prepares third infrastructure package

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Government is expected to include more investments than the second package from November last year, analyst says

Eletrobras expected to clear next privatization hurdle

M&A Equity Economy & Policy

Chamber of Deputies will likely approve a measure to allow the government to sell a stake in the state-owned power company

Argentina drums up US support in IMF talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Government seeks more time and a lower interest rate in new loan program, congressional leader says

Panama pitches new Euroclearable bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Central American sovereign issuer schedules meetings with local investors on Friday and with international investors early next week

CAF names candidates for president

International Financial Institutions CAF Economy & Policy

Christian Asinelli from Argentina and Sergio Díaz-Granados from Colombnia are in the running to lead the South American development bank

Brazil's M&A market heads towards new record this year

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Volumes are expected to rise nearly 50% to $60 bln in 2021 as the petrochemical and healthcare sectors log large deals, banker says

S&P sees 'important' risks in Mexico

Credit Ratings S&P Global Economy & Policy

Rating agency hints at a downgrade in the next 12 months if the government interferes in the energy sector

Market questions AMLO's plans for CFE

Economy & Policy Energy Electricity

Analysts says the state-owned utility needs to invest in transmission lines, rather than increase generation

Bondholders doubt rapid return to Suriname talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) Economy & Policy

Negotiations could stall until oil companies announce final investment decisions for offshore discoveries in early 2022

Peruvian elections put Grupo México project at risk

Economy & Policy Regulation Politics

Mexican conglomerate could sell or cancel the Tía María copper project if the apparent president-elect increases taxes and royalties, analysts say

Suriname bondholders enact default clause

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Creditor committee says the South American country's latest proposal does not accurately reflect its ability to pay