Fixed Income

Mabe to take out loan for bond buyback

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Loans

Mexican home appliance manufacturer plans to borrow $240 mln from Citi and BNP Paribas to repurchase notes that mature in 2028

Fitch improves outlook for Brazil

Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings Debt

Rating agency applauds the government for posting the first primary fiscal surplus since 2013

S&P downgrades Guacolda

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings S&P Global

Rating agency cuts the Chilean power transmission company by one notch due to a wider-than-expected cash deficit

PCR to sell peso bonds

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Argentine energy company plans to issue $47 mln in two series of notes

Pampa Energía finds demand for peso bonds

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Argentine energy company maxes out a $100 mln deal in the local market

Petrobras wraps up bond buyback

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Brazil's state-run oil company agrees to repurchase $796 mln in bonds that were set to mature between 2024 and 2115

Santander preps bond sale in Chile

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Spanish bank's local subsidiary goes for $340 mln in four series as Banchile Inversiones is expected to issue $33 mln in inflation-linked notes

Fitch ranks Simpar above Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Equity

Rating agency upgrades the Brazilian holding company to BB on rising revenues and greater scale

Investors take Mexico downgrade in stride

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Moody's Investors Service Downgrade

Bond buyers say the move was expected because the sovereign issuer had been on negative watch for more than two years

Moody's downgrades Mexico

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Moody's Investors Service Downgrade

Rating agency cuts Latin America's second largest economy to Baa2 due to sluggish growth and high government spending

Argentina to focus on belt-tightening

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

New Economy Minister Silvina Batakis says achieving a balanced budget is the key for economic growth and paying down debt

Caja Los Andes keeps tabs on bond market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean retirement fund manager is "paying attention" to international financing sources after first-time ratings from Moody's and Fitch, source says

Caja Los Andes issues local social bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean retirement fund manager prints $61 mln in inflation-linked notes to fund social loans

Banco Pichincha sells receivables in private placement

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Quito-based lender issues $300 mln in seven-year DPRs in a deal led by Goldman Sachs

AA2000 finds high-flying demand for bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine airport operator picks up $20 mln in the sale of three-year notes