FACTBOX 7/3/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Colombia starts second round of cash transfers for workers in the formal sector

LatAm bond sales make a comeback in second quarter  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Issuers are encouraged by investor appetite in a market with high liquidity and low interest rates, sources say

YPF asks to restructure $1 bln bond

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Argentine state-backed energy company offers to extend maturity, pay cash sweetener

Arcor sells peso bonds in busy auction

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Argentine food company issues the maximum amount on offer, allowing it to lower the interest rate

Ribeiro misses another bond payment

Bonds Debt Argentina

Argentine home goods retailer fails to pay principal on local notes as a lockdown continues to slash sales

Nueva Atacama pitches UF notes

Capital Markets Bonds Debt

Chilean water utility takes advantage of lower rates to refinance debt

Invexans lines up share issue

M&A Equity Chile

Chilean copper cable manufacturer to issue $811 mln in new shares for Río Argenta merger

Famsa skips bond payments

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Mexican retail group misses interest and principal payments on two series of local notes after losing its banking license

Mexican markets pick up in second quarter, but risks persist  

Economy & Policy Regulation Mexico

Local banking system is strong, but unpredictability is a major challenge for economic officials, CESF says

Aura Minerals prices share sale in Brazil

Equity Capital Markets IPO

Toronto-listed mining company raises $148 mln in a deal of Brazilian depositary receipts

IDB Invest funds microfinance loans in Guatemala

Loans Debt Guatemala

Fundación Génesis Empresarial receives $20 mln in local currency to lend to MSMEs

FACTBOX 7/2/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB grants $100 mln loan for Trinidad and Tobago to strengthen health and economic response to COVID-19

Raízen adds $225 mln to 2027 notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian ethanol producer increases the size of the deal and prices the tap above par

Cálidda requests loan for expansion plans

Loans Debt Energy

GEB's natural gas business in Peru asks for $100 mln from IDB Invest to add to its distribution network in Lima

Enaex acquires South African explosives business

M&A Africa Chile

Chilean company widens global reach in a $30.8 mln deal with Sasol