Paraguay holds discussions for new finance minister - source

Economy & Policy People Paraguay

Talks are underway on a short list to replace Benigno López, who is expected to take a position at the IDB

YPF Luz names new CFO

People Renewable Electricity

Argentine power company appoints veteran executive Luis Sas to run its finances

IDB breaks precedent, elects US citizen as new president  

Economy & Policy People Regions

Mauricio Claver-Carone elected to top spot, pledges to serve single 5-year term

IEnova names new CFO

People Energy Gas

Carlos Mauer replaces Nelly Molina, who becomes the head of investor relations at parent company Sempra

Vicentín CEO dies as company flounders

Debt Loans M&A

Argentine agribusiness was target for state takeover after running up $1.35 bln in debt

Omega names new head of development division

People Renewable Brazil

Brazilian renewable energy company hires Rogério Zampronha from Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas

Brazil's former treasury secretary to join BTG Pactual

People Brazil Latin America

Mansueto Almeida will become chief economist at the investment bank in January next year

Emerald Peak names new partners

People Funds Equity

US-based private equity firm hires former World Bank and IDB executives as it raises $150 mln LatAm fund

Banco do Brasil CEO asks to leave in August

People Economy & Policy Brazil

Rubem Novaes, a proponent to privatize the state-owned lender, plans to steps down next month

CORRECTED: IDB sets date for delayed annual meeting  

People Economy & Policy Coronavirus

DC- based development bank also says it will name a new president in Septmeber

SMBC names new heads in LatAm

People Project & Infrastructure Finance Structured Finance

Japanese bank promotes Luis Fernando Perdigón to head of the region and puts David González in charge of project finance

PODCAST: Pandemic exposes LatAm's past complacency, says World Bank VP  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Economy & Policy

New LAC head for multilateral lender says the region has an opportunity to rethink the future

Iguá Saneamento appoints new CEO

Brazil Latin America People

Former CEO Gustavo Guimarães oversaw restructuring of company after debt-to-equity negotiations and rebranding

Brazil's Itaú names Pimentel head of LatAm region

People Argentina Paraguay

Pimentel will oversee bank operations in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay from Brazil.

Brazil throws support behind US nominee for IDB head  

People Economy & Policy Debt

Treasury Department puts forth Mauricio Claver-Carone to replace Luis Moreno at the DC-based development bank