Economy & Policy

Chile unveils new road concession

Project & Infrastructure Finance Toll Road M&A

Public works ministry gives bidders until August 30 to present bids for the $35 mln project

Belize asks bondholders for more time

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Bonds

Central American nation wants to extend a grace period until September 19, but creditors have yet to consider the proposal

Moody's sees politics putting pressure on Chile's ratings

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service

Rating agency maintains a negative outlook despite a robust economic recovery in the South American country

Ripley pulls bond sale after surprise election results

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Economy & Policy

Chilean retailer calls off a $300 mln debt deal after voters pick mostly independents and opposition candidates to rewrite the constitution

Chile fields five offers for hospital concession

Project & Infrastructure Finance Chile M&A

Four bidders from Spain – Acciona, OHL, Sacyr and Grupo San José – join Mexico's GIA in the bidding for the Bíobío network

Ferromex, Cetelem issue local notes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Grupo México's rail subsidiary raises $253 mln to pay off a loan as Cetelem gets $99.9 mln in a two-part deal

Argentina seeks IMF deal as soon as possible

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

IMF managing director says she is open to reducing surcharges on the country's debt payments

Pampa Energía seeks partnership with Gazprom

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Deal will likely target the development of shale gas resources in Argentina, while high borrowing costs hold back power projects

Uruguay issues global notes in pesos, taps dollar bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Sovereign issuer raises $1.25 bln in cash to cover the fiscal deficit and gets another $490 mln is swaps

Uruguay readies international bonds in dollars, pesos

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Sovereign issuer hires Bank of America, HSBC and Santander to arrange the sale of new notes

Bondholders urge Belize to get IMF financing

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

Creditors warn that a restructuring may not be viable without a "feasible path of reform" through an IMF-supported program

Ecuador to focus on financing alternatives

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

Outgoing finance minister says conditions have improved for bond sales since a debt restructuring last year, but it may be too soon to issue new notes

Brazil's central bank forecasts rate hike in June

Bonds Economy & Policy Fixed Income

Copom expects to increase the Selic to 4.25% as it tries to get inflation under control

FEATURE: YPF’s plans to sell oil blocks may face hurdles

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Economy & Policy

Argentine energy company wants to use the proceeds to finance growth, but economic and political risks could deter investors

Colombia's ratings come under pressure from lack of tax reform

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Sovereign issuer has little time to renegotiate a tax reform bill that will preserve its investment-grade status