Mexico floats fund plan to aid Pemex

Economy & Policy Funds Energy

Government says it could use a budget surplus to help the state-owned oil company pay down $6.6bn in debt this year

OPIC lines up LatAm loans

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Energy

US development agency approves $775m for a toll road in Colombia, a power plant in El Salvador and middle-income housing in Latin America

Pension funds oppose Enel capital increase

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Funds

AFP Capital has proposed a smaller share sale to finance the Eletropaulo acquisition but not dilute minority owners

Funds size up oil investments in Venezuela

Funds Economy & Policy Politics

Venezuela's petroleum industry needs at least $30bn to increase production, source says

Fibra The Latam Reit sets up IPO

Funds Asset Management Equity

Lima-based REIT will sell shares in April, the first step in raising $7.5bn for real estate investments in Peru, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica and Chile, source says

Investors eye upcoming issues

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Bond buyers set their sights on planned cross-border sales by Costa Rica and AES Gener

SoftBank forms LatAm tech fund

Funds Equity M&A

Tokyo-based conglomerate commits $2bn to the $5bn fund and names Marcelo Calure to head a new subsidiary in the region

Israel, IDB form LatAm fund

Funds Loans Debt

15-year fund plans to invest in technology, cybersecurity, agriculture, health and water

Argentina settles defaulted Samurai bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Government agrees to pay 150% of the outstanding principal from four series of notes

Bondholders oppose Odebrecht restructuring

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Investors fume at request to take an 80% haircut on $3bn in outstanding notes

Investors stay away from Cuba

Funds Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Island nation attracts $1.5bn in FDI in 2018, short of its $2bn target

Bricks postpones IPO

IPO Equity Capital Markets

Mexican real estate investor now plans to lists shares on BIVA in late March, CEO says

Ecuador arranges $10bn in multilateral funding

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

IMF signs on for $4.2bn, while six other lenders contribute $6bn to a cut-rate financing plan

BTG Pactual hires Brazil's former finmin

People Funds Brazil

Eduardo Guardia takes over the bank's asset management division in July

Ecuador negotiates IMF loan

Loans Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Multilateral lender says it has sent a team to Quito to discuss a "financial arrangement"