Energy

Political change in Bolivia heartens foreign investors

Economy & Policy Bonds Debt

Next administration has to cut spending and lower debt to regain credibility and set up a possible return to the cross-border bond market, according to sources

Eletronuclear negotiates US loan

Loans Debt Energy

Eletrobras' nuclear energy division seeks up to $240 mln for the Angra 1 plant from the US Export-Import Bank

Antioquia asks EPM to buy Ituango

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

Gov. Luis Pérez suggests the city-owned utility company could take over the department’s stake in the hydropower project

Oil firms ponder how to finance projects in Argentina

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Capital Markets

Most companies scale back growth plans as interest rates run high

Oil majors skip second auction in Brazil

M&A Energy Gas

Petrobras and CNPC take the Aram block for the minimum bid, but four other blocks receive no offers

Itaúsa team wins bidding for Liquigás

M&A Energy Gas

Itaú's holding company and its partners, Copagaz and Nacional Gás, offer more than $900 mln to buy the LPG business from Petrobras

Brazil misses mark in oil auction

M&A Energy Gas

Government earns $17 bln from selling offshore blocks when it had expected to get $26 bln

Sterlite sells transmission line

M&A Energy Electricity

Indian developer offloads the Arcoverde project to the local asset management firm Vinci Partners for $36 mln

Itaú invests in Equatorial Energia

M&A Equity Capital Markets

Brazilian bank agrees to pay $246 mln for 9.9% of the power company's electric utility subsidiary

Mainstream funds wind, solar projects in Chile

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Irish renewable energy company borrows $580 mln from seven banks for the first phase of the 1.3 GW Andes Renovables platform

MHTL issues first local bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Trinidadian methanol producer makes its bond market debut with $148 mln in three-year notes

Investors ask US government to lift collateral restrictions on PDVSA bonds

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Bondholders say the state-owned oil company's ad-hoc board, appointed by opposition leader Juan Guaidó, must change its approach to renegotiate the debt

Light pays off dollar bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian power company spends $210 mln to redeem 35% of its cross-border notes due in 2023

Enel refinances hydropower plant in Brazilian bond market

Debt Capital Markets Debenture

Italian energy company raises $200 mln for Volta Grande from the sale of 10-year debentures

Argentina takes CAF loan for infrastructure projects

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy

Central government will use the funds to pave highways, increase power generation and build a solar-powered train, among other projects