YPF, Pluspetrol get green light for drilling ops

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Gas Argentina

The Argentine shale deposit could see more than $3bn in investments over the coming years

Banco Atlantida scouts the market for green debt

Capital Markets Bonds Renewable

Honduran financial institution mandates Citi and UBS to coordinate investor meetings for a five-year bond

Paraguay’s ANDE charts Acaray dam renovation

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Electricity

Government agency starts talks with IDB, Manitoba Hydro International

Invenergy appoints new commercial director

Energy People

Ignacio Castro Foulkes joins the team's Mexican unit

Venezuela cedes Sinovensa stake to CNPC

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Gas

Chinese petroleum company nets 9.9% stake in the company through an international JV

EPSA files multi-currency shelf

Bonds Renewable Colombia

Colombian power unit could offer up to almost $300m in securities

Moody's upgrades Eletropaulo

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian power company gets a bump to Ba1 after issuing roughly $716m in simple 2025 debentures

Light books two-part debenture sale

Capital Markets Debenture Energy

Brazilian electric company advances potential $168m bond sale, picks four banks to coordinate meetings and bookbuilding

IDB Invest talks TCG opportunities

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debenture

Multilateral financier's CIO lauds the reception it received from the infrastructure debentures in Brazil and hopes to roll out similar initiatives in other markets

Actis' Echoenergia snares Voltalia portfolio

M&A Energy Brazil

French renewable power developer offloads a 197 MW group of assets in Brazil's north east

International tribunal sides with Chevron, Texaco in Ecuador

Politics Ecuador Gas

Ruling alleges that bribes led to a $9.5bn judgement against the petrochemicals company

Argentina reveals third RenovAr tender

Solar Wind Gas

Government to offer up to 400 MW in power across solar, wind, biomass, hydroelectric and biogas

IDB closes multi-part loan with Honduras' ENEE

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Electricity

Multilateral compiles $164m package for the Central American country's national power coverage

Cajamarca Transmission Line signs loan, private placement

Fixed Income Bonds Capital Markets

Natixis arranges $175m in long-term financing for BOW Power's 370km project in Peru

Pirapora charts more BRL-denominated debt

Debt Capital Markets Debenture

Brazilian power generator picks Itau BBA, BTG Pactual to lead a potential IDB Invest-backed debenture sale, sources