FACTBOX 4/9/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE 4/9: Chile creates a $24 bln credit line for small businesses

Short-term debt deals hit screens in Brazil

Debt Capital Markets Fixed Income

Infrastructure company CCR sets up $78 mln in new notes, following recent sales by Magazine Luiza and BR Properties

MIGA brings new COVID-19 facility to LatAm

Loans Coronavirus Regulation

World Bank's credit guarantee agency is working on a couple of transactions, regional head says

Argentine oil driller taps financial advisor as activity sinks

Asset Management Bonds Debt

San Antonio hires Finanzas y Gestión to help restructure an estimated $105 mln in loans

Fitch rates Aruba as junk on bleak tourism outlook  

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Fixed Income

Island nation's fiscal and external accounts are expected to deteriorate severely, rating agency says

CAF devotes $2.5 bln to fight coronavirus  

Loans Economy & Policy Debt

South American development bank approves a new credit line to fund responses to the outbreak

BNDES chips in for small businesses

Loans Economy & Policy Debt

Brazil's national development bank opens a new $7.8 bln credit line to help companies make payroll

Telecom draws from IDB Invest credit line

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Argentine telecom says it will use the financing to expand 4G and broadband networks

IFC drafts green bond guidelines for DR

Bonds Capital Markets Economy & Policy

Multilateral lender bases the criteria on best practices from the EU

S&P cuts Argentina credit rating to selective default  

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Bond payment postponement triggers downgrade as coronavirus exacerbates fragile economy

FACTBOX 4/8/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE 4/8: Colombia offers cash transfers to 3 million households

Argentina to extend coronavirus lockdown  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

President Fernández says he may allow some businesses to reopen to limit the economic fallout

Idesa postpones swap deadline

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Some bondholders are pushing for more collateral in a $303 mln debt exchange

Pemex likely to tap full credit line in 2020 - Moody's

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Rating agency says tax break will not be enough, debt likely to grow

EcoRodovias approves debt sale after reaching plea agreement

Debt Debenture Capital Markets

Brazilian infrastructure company sets up $235 mln in notes after settling bribery charges with São Paulo state