Highways

CAF approves $1 bln in loans for transport, power companies

Loans International Financial Institutions CAF

South American development bank funds an addition to the São Paulo metro system and provides liquidity lines to CFE in Mexico and ICE in Costa Rica

Aleatica picks up project financing in Chile

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Toll Road

IFM-owned infrastructure company borrows $205 mln for the Puente Industrial concession in Concepción

Ecopetrol leans on loan for ISA deal

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity

Colombia's state-owned oil company also extends exclusive talks with the finance ministry until the end of August

Mexico prepares third infrastructure package

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Government is expected to include more investments than the second package from November last year, analyst says

Brazil drafts new tax breaks to lure foreign investors

Project & Infrastructure Finance Toll Road Ports

Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Freitas says Congress is set to pass a bill to scrap the withholding tax on project bonds issued abroad

B3, EcoRodovias announce local debt deals

Debenture Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

São Paulo stock exchange aims to raise $574 mln for day-to-day business as the infrastructure company shoots for $115 mln for the Imigrantes toll road

Argentina picks up more funds from development banks

International Financial Institutions CAF Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

CAF to provide $275 mln and Fonplata another $48 mln for healthcare, highway and urban development projects

IDB funds feeder roads in Peru

Debt Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Loans

US-based development supplies $114 mln in financing to lower transport costs in the Andean country

Brazil receives one bid for FIOL railroad concession

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Bahia-based miner Bamin meets the minimum asking price in an auction for the 35-year concession

S&P expects fewer foreign bidders in Brazil's next concession auctions

Credit Ratings S&P Global Economy & Policy

But rating agency still sees "sufficient" investor appetite due to financing conditions and the infrastructure gap

Vinci plans four more infra funds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Funds

Brazilian investment firm raises $46 mln for a water fund and targets other infrastructure sectors this year

CCR extends Via Dutra concession contract

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Brazilian infrastructure company will remain in charge of the Rio-São Paulo highway until an auction is held next year

Vinci, Conconcreto borrow for 4G toll road

Loans Debt Andean

Vía 40 Express gets a $195 mln loan from Crédit Agricole, Santander and MUFG for the $1.4 bln project

Ecopetrol enters ISA talks

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Colombia

Colombia's state-owned oil company says it has until June 30 to come to an agreement with the finance ministry