Energy

Petrobras keeps focus on lowering debt

Debt Energy Oil

Brazil's state-owned oil company ends the first quarter with the lowest debt-to-EBITDA ratio since 2012

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

Eletrobras issues debt for Angra 3

Debenture Debt Brazil

Brazilian state-owned power company raises $282 mln for the stalled nuclear power plant and issues $226 mln to keep in cash

Argentina's renewable energy firms look for green financing

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

AES' local division made the first green bond issue last year, and now others are taking steps to follow suit

Enel names new head in Argentina

People Electricity Energy

Claudio Cunha rises to the top job at the Italian energy company's local division after managing the firm's finances for nearly two years

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

AI Candelaria bumps up buyback after bond sale

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Stakeholder in Colombian pipeline now plans to repurchase $375 mln in 2028 notes as bondholders tender more than the targeted amount

Ontario Teachers' agrees to buy Evoltz

M&A Energy Electricity

Canadian pension plan will take over seven transmission lines in Brazil from US investment firm TPG

Uruguay preps issues of local currency global notes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Bonds

Sovereign issuer wants to raise $4.5 bln in financing this year and is considering an eventual green bond deal

Albanesi finds demand for inflation-linked notes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine electricity generator raises a more-than-expected $45 mln in an issue of dollar- and inflation-linked bonds

Cemig asks for bids for Taesa stake

Equity M&A Capital Markets

Minas Gerais state power company could earn more than $1.6 bln in an auction for its shares in the Rio-based transmission firm

Atlas secures another dollar loan for solar plant in Brazil

Debt Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

Actis' renewable energy division borrows $150 mln from IDB Invest and DNB for the Lar do Sol-Casablanca project in Minas Gerais