People

Former Brazilian central banker heads to BIS

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Tombini tapped to be as representative for Americas

Urzúa resignation stirs new doubts about AMLO economic policies

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People

Peso tumbles after finance minister cites policy differences with AMLO administration

Mexican finance ministry official denies Pemex heading to a debt crisis

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Gabriel Yorio says Pemex’s debt and tax woes are manageable but will take time to resolve

Accel-KKR makes majority investment in Chile's Lemontech

Equity M&A People

Lemontech plans to use the investment to accelerate its international expansion

SMBC hires Mizuho loans banker

People

Sara Pirzada will join SMBC's loan syndication team

Ex-Itaú M&A banker joins Santander in Colombia

M&A People Colombia

Marcel Patino joins Santander in Bogotá, sources say

Avianca names new CFO

People Debt Colombia

Adrian Neuhauser leaves Credit Suisse to help turn around the Colombian airline

Jefferies hires former Goldman Sachs director

People Capital Markets Bonds

US investment bank appoints Juan Carlos Lorenzo to head its LatAm DCM business, source says

JPMorgan makes Chilean hire

People Capital Markets Chile

Raúl Schmidt joins the investment banking team from Itaú BBA

Brazil appoints new BNDES head

People Economy & Policy Politics

Privatization advocate Gustavo Montezano is picked to take over the national development bank

Avianca names new CEO

People Debt Bonds

Anko van der Werff takes control as the Colombian airline works on refinancing $550m in bonds

Greenberg Traurig names new LatAm co-chairs

People

José Raz Guzmán and Marc Rosell succeed the longtime group leader Yosbel Ibarra

BNDES head steps down

People Economy & Policy Capital Markets

Joaquim Levy leaves the top job at the national development bank after six months

Brazilian banks keep hiring in muted market

Capital Markets M&A People

Rising deal activity in M&A, DCM and private banking leads lenders to build up their teams

Goldman Sachs lures former UBS exec

People Debt Capital Markets

Carlos Mendoza joins the US investment bank after almost three years as the head of LatAm DCM at the Swiss lender, sources say