PCR misses the max in local bond sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine energy producer raises $25.5 mln in a dollar-linked retap and new peso notes, although it sought up to $35 mln

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

Profertil moves closer to bond debut  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

Argentine fertilizer hires Fitch affiliate in the run-up to the first issues in a $500 mln program

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

Copec, Gasco find buyer for gas distribution business

M&A Gas Latin America

Chilean companies agree to sell Gasmar to Houston-based Arroyo Energy for $423 mln

Argentina considers Chinese financing for gas pipeline

Loans Gas Energy

PowerChina and Shanghai Electric sign MOU to study the viability of building a third backbone line

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

YPF trims down local bond plans

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine energy company says higher cash flow, a debt restructuring and a revolving credit line have reduced its near-term financing needs

Invenergy funds FSRU in El Salvador

Loans Debt El Salvador

US power generation company borrows $128 mln through IDB Invest to purchase and convert a vessel from BW Group

3R agrees to merger with DBO

M&A Equity Energy

Brazilian oil companies team up to buy more offshore assets after the Peroá deal in February

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

PetroRecôncavo prices IPO, CM Hospitalar cancels offering

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Brazilian oil and gas company moves $219 mln in a deal that prices below target, while the medical materials company cancels its planned market debut

Petrobras extends credit line

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

Brazil's state-owned oil company adds two years to part of a $3.25 bln revolver

AES Dominicana ties up notes in buyback

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Mexico's Metalsa and Brazil's Minerva also repurchase outstanding bonds to lower funding costs

Petrobras offloads remaining stake in NTS

M&A Equity Brazil

Brazil's state-owned oil company pockets $28 mln for 10% of the natural gas pipeline network