Moody's increases Ecopetrol's BCA, affirms IG rating

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy

Colombian oil company reaps rewards of increasing its reserves and maintaining solid credit metrics

Acciona, Tuto Energy gather solar debt

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Renewable

Developers of the Puerto Libertad farm secure 18-year, $264m loan from four banks

Red Electrica picks up Minera Centinela

M&A Energy Chile

Spanish firm, through local subsidiary, acquires Chilean power line operator for $117m

EEB taps investors ahead of follow-on equity offering

Capital Markets Equity Energy

Colombian energy provider charts at least $500m in a secondary sale scheduled for July 19, source

Argentina talks transmission line PPPs

Project & Infrastructure Finance Electricity Argentina

Energy, finance ministries publish draft outlining terms on its first power-related PPP

Cemig fills out 2024 bond ahead of par

Capital Markets Bonds Energy

Brazilian power utility tacks on $500m, offering roughly 30bp in new issue concession, sources

Neuquen awards unconventional concession

Energy Argentina Europe

Pampa Energia, Mobil Argentina and Total Austral snare a 35-year concession for the Sierra Chata field

Natixis, SMBC lead proceedings on Glenfarne debt

Project & Infrastructure Finance Energy Loans

Commercial lenders syndicate $400m in bank debt, while Apollo lends $300m in mezzanine funds, sources

Petrobras pens MoU with French pair

Brazil Europe Renewable

State-run energy company chases deeper solar power development with Total and Total Eren

Moody's upgrades Peru's Calidda

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy Peru

Gas distributor gets a bump to Baa2 on the back of increased cash flows and higher operating margins

Ecopetrol charts second prepayment in as many months

Loans Debt Energy

Colombian oil company targets a 12-year, $969m facility it signed with seven banks back in 2013

São Paulo readies CESP privatization

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Energy

Brazilian state government sets the minimum price per share in the electric company at $3.77

Cemig delays telecom auction amid heightened interest

M&A Energy Brazil

Brazilian utility pushes asset sale to August 8, giving bidders more time to digest company information

IEnova wins Mexican hydro contract

Project & Infrastructure Finance Mexico Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Sempra Energy's local unit charts $150m investment into a storage terminal in Sinaloa state

Petrobras, CNPC talk refinery partnership

Energy Brazil M&A

Brazilian oil company could complete the Comperj refinery with fresh funds from the Chinese state-owned producer