Economy & Policy

Petrobras cuts debt to 'comfortable' level

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Brazil's state-run oil company also posts record first-quarter profits, but possible political interference in pricing policies is a concern for analysts

Colombia carries out another debt swap

Debt Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

South American government exchanges $634 mln in peso-denominated and inflation-linked bonds for longer-dated notes in the local market

Madero leaves IPO on back burner

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Brazilian burger chain has no fundraising plans after reprofiling debt, CEO says

Congress approves early pension withdrawal in Peru

Economy & Policy Funds Capital Markets

Lawmakers pass a bill that allows contributors limited access to their savings, despite objections from economic policy makers

Moody's downgrades El Salvador

Credit Ratings Downgrade Moody's Investors Service

Rating agency cuts the Central American sovereign issuer to Caa3 on funding difficulties and high financing needs

Orizon 'decouples' from stormy capital markets

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Brazilian waste management company escapes "negative pressures" and solves the "financial equations" for building a biomethane plant, CFO says

Mexico sets stage to issue more ESG bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Finance ministry could return to the market this year after raising $986 mln in its first sustainable bond sale in pesos, deputy minister says

BNDES contributes to new impact investment fund

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Brazilian development bank hires Lightrock to raise up to $148 mln for the equity fund

Pemex may issue bonds to pay suppliers

Economy & Policy Bonds Debt

Mexico's state-owned oil company is looking into a debt deal to cover late payments in dollars and pesos, CFO says

IMF cuts credit line for Colombia

International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF) Loans

Washington DC-based lender grants a two-year, $9.8 bln loan to replace a larger, existing arrangement

Petrobras backpedals on fertilizer deal with Russia's Acron

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Brazil's state-owned oil company says Acron's proposed business plan failed to get government approval

Mexico faces tests to attract infrastructure investments

Economy & Policy Funds Mexico

Investors question regulations and government policy, panelists say at LatinFinance forum

Argentina sets up fund for small business loans

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Loans

Banco Credicoop will use the $139 mln fund to offer microloans to MSMEs

Mexico willing to help Pemex with debt payments

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Finance minister also says the government will make greater use of multilateral credit lines for infrastructure investments

Mexico to 'complement' infrastructure spending with PPPs

Project & Infrastructure Finance ESG Economy & Policy

Finance ministry plans to turn to multilateral lenders and ESG-certified investors to finance projects