Project & Infrastructure Finance

Itaipu Binacional appoints CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil Paraguay

Anatalício Risden Jr. rises from CFO to take the top job at the hydroelectric dam

Argentina seeks more project financing

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

South American country lines up funding from EIB and eyes Chinese energy investments

Sacyr concessionaire arranges refinancing deals in Colombia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Unión del Sur plans to issue $253 mln in UVR-denominated notes and take out three loans for $536 mln to refinance the Rumichaca-Pasto toll road

EIB funds water works in Ecuador

International Financial Institutions Debt Loans

European development bank provides a $100 mln loan for BDE to fund water and sewage projects

BMR refinances debt with new loan

Loans Debt Energy

Virgin's renewable energy company borrows $88 mln from CIBC FirstCaribbean in Barbados and NCB in Jamaica

Banorte, BlackRock applaud Mexico's ESG bond plans

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

Institutional investors will still review each deal, but sustainable bonds will be "more than welcome," fund managers say

S&P lifts Invepar from default rating

Credit Ratings S&P Global Upgrade

Brazilian infrastructure company rises to CCC+ after swapping debt for its stakes in two Rio subway concessionaires

Argentina announces Chinese railroad investment

Project & Infrastructure Finance Railroads Argentina

CRRC and CRIG sign agreements to build and finance three commuter rail projects in and around Buenos Aires

IDB funds storm drainage in Peru

Debt Loans International Financial Institutions

US-based development bank covers $74 mln of a $103 mln project to install systems in Puerto Maldonado and El Triunfo

State Grid to build power lines in Argentina

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance Electricity

Chinese company's CET unit agrees to invest $1.1 bln to boost electricity transmission after a major blackout in Greater Buenos Aires

Sigma sells plants in France

M&A Mexico France

Mexican food company deals sausage and ham facilities to Cooperl, following last year's sale of its businesses in Belgium and the Netherlands

STOA invests in Poseidón wind farm in Dominican Republic

Equity Project & Infrastructure Finance ESG

French infrastructure investor puts in $128 mln to double capacity at the Los Guzmancito project in Luperón

AES, InterEnergy JV funds power plant in Panama

Loans Debt Funds

Group Energy Gas Panamá borrows $175 mln from New York-based fund manager GIP for the 670 MW Generadora Gatún project

Sacyr, Ocho A refinance toll road concession in Paraguay

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) IDB Invest

Rutas del Este issues $219 mln in 15-year bonds in a private placement with IDB Invest to pay off a loan from the multilateral lender

Pemex refinances short-term debt

Economy & Policy Bonds Debt

Mexico's state-owned oil company swaps near-term notes for new 10-year bonds and repurchases medium-term bonds to cut debt by $3.2 bln