Colombia pursues new initiatives to lower fiscal deficit

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Andean

Analysts warn Colombia's tax reform won't produce enough revenue to meet fiscal deficit targets

EFE issues UF notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Chile's state-owned rail company raises $144m at the lowest rates for a corporate issuer in more than 20 years, source says

APM Terminals talks loan in Peru

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Dutch port terminal operator discusses a new $200m facility to pay off debt

Bolivariano requests IFC funding

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Ecuadorean lender asks for $50m to support more SME loans

Hites issues UF notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Chilean retailer sells $60m in inflation-linked bonds in the local market

DP World shops for financing in Peru

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Dubai-based port operator looks for a $250m loan to pay off debt from the Callao terminal

Chile's Velasco says more pragmatism, less ideology can solve economic problems

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Policies must be enforceable, transparent and flexible to tackle economic challenges, says Chile’s former finance minister

World Bank's Familiar says more political consensus needed to achieve prosperity

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

More action and less discussion are needed to achieve economic and social improvements, says World Bank expert on Latin America

Capital market reforms have enhanced liquidity but more change is needed

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Markets have experienced sweeping change. But further regional integration and investment diversification are needed

Bond markets see April pickup

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Colombian and Peruvian issuers will lead the way with both new notes and buybacks, source says

GEB moves to buy Peru's Dunas

Energy Electricity Peru

Colombian utility company will offer to take full control from the US private equity firm BWA

Peru proceeds with PPPs

Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance Regulation

ProInversión approves wastewater concession contract and prepares to open bidding for a railroad

CAF goes big in dollar bond return

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Caracas-based development bank brushes off turmoil in Venezuela to sell $1.25bn in three-year notes

Transelec obtains loan for power transmission project

Debt Capital Markets Loans

Chilean power company secures $360m, loan for four projects, source says

China's Joyvio buys Australis

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets Debt

Chinese food service company plans to pay $880m for the Chilean salmon producer