Muffato acquires Makro stores

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Paraná-based retailer buys 16 stores and 11 service stations from the Dutch company in the state of São Paulo

Banks to emerge unscathed from Americanas saga

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Brazil

Moody's says lenders have "excess reserves" and enough flexibility to soften the blow

CAF upsizes latest Swiss bond sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

South American development bank raises $206 mln in the sale of seven-year notes

Multibank issues first international bonds in six years

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Panamanian lender prices $300 mln in five-year notes to yield 8%, source says

Grupo Luksic looks to end tie-ups with Paraguay firms

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Latin America

Chilean conglomerate wants to offload stakes in companies linked to former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes

Arrendamás looks for next loan

Debt Funds Loans

Mexican leasing company plans to borrow up to $37 mln in the second half this year after signing a $53 mln loan with IFC, CEO says

Bachoco names new CEO

People Commerce Mexico

Mexican poultry producer promotes Ernesto Salmon to the top job, starting in April

Healthatom eyes another fundraising round this year

Equity Funds Central America

Chilean healthtech start-up could raise $30 mln to set up shop in Central America, Argentina and Ecuador, CEO says

Ecopetrol to start search for next CEO

People Energy Oil

Felipe Bayón is set to leave Colombia's state-owned oil company at the end of March

Social services key to growth in Belize

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Belize

Prime Minister Johnny Briceño says the Central American country's new-found economic stability can lead to more nearshoring

América Móvil to launch new global notes program

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Mexican telco expects to issue peso-denominated ESG bonds through the program, CFO says

CGE prints UF bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Bonds

Chilean power line operator raises $88 mln in the sale of inflation-linked notes in the local market

Credit Suisse sacks bankers in Mexico

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Swiss lender reportedly lays off the majority of its staff in Mexico as part of investment banking cutbacks

Brazil almost doubles FDI in 2022

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Brazil

Latin America's largest economy attracts $91 bln in foreign capital, the highest amount since 2012, central bank says

BNDES elects new CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Aloízio Mercadante, a former senator, is close to President Lula, who has advocated for Brazil's national development bank to finance a natural gas pipeline in Argentina