Economy & Policy

CFE has to tap private investors for priority projects

Energy Electricity Economy & Policy

Mexico's state-owned utility company does not have the resources to cover $19 bln in planned investments alone, analyst says

Brazil tries to overcome image problem for green certification

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Infrastructure and agricultural projects rely increasingly on green financing, despite criticism of the government's environmental policies

Bondholders reject Belize pleas before talks

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

Creditor committee says it cannot support the Central American nation's revised proposal until both sides return to the negotiating table

Grupo México hangs mining investments on politics

Debt Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Results in Peru's presidential run-off could affect the Tía María copper project, while strained relations with AMLO could hinder plans in Mexico

Brazil drafts new tax breaks to lure foreign investors

Project & Infrastructure Finance Toll Road Ports

Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Freitas says Congress is set to pass a bill to scrap the withholding tax on project bonds issued abroad

BNDES moves into infra bonds

Debenture Bonds Debt

Brazil's national development bank plans to work in a pool with other banks to sell debentures in the local market, CFO says

'Public factors' cause concern for BlackRock in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

Fitch also cites the government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic as it maintains a negative outlook on the country's credit ratings

Mexico uses Banobras reserves for refinery

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

AMLO says the development bank will transfer funds to Pemex to cover the $596 mln acquisition of Deer Park in Texas

Ecuador rounds out new financing team  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Ecuador

President Guillermo Lasso picks Diego Burneo and Luis Fierro as deputy ministers

Brazil's energy minister 'confident' Senate will approve Eletrobras capital increase

Regulation Politics Energy

Bento Albuquerque also says Brazil is well positioned to benefit from a "virtuous" cycle in commodity prices over the next two to three years

Pemex buys out Shell in Texas refinery

M&A Equity Economy & Policy

Mexico's state-owned oil company agrees to pay $596 mln for full control of Deer Park

BNB forms fund to buy infra bonds

Funds Debt Debenture

Brazilian development bank can finance up to 30% of green projects through a new $376 mln debt fund

Moody's casts negative view on Peru

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Revision

Ratings agency says "polarized and fractured" politics could weigh on investments in the Andean nation

Uruguay bets on deepening global market for peso bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer enhances liquidity of local currency bonds through inclusion in JPMorgan's GBI-EM

Eletrobras takes step closer to privatization

Economy & Policy Politics Regulation

Brazil's Senate has one month to approve a presidential decree for a capital increase in the state-owned power company