Andean

Moody's improves Ecuador outlook to stable

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Economy & Policy

Rating at Caa3 is deep within junk status, but stabilized by debt restructuring and IMF loan agreement

Bogotá offers local notes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Colombian capital plans to raise at least $223 mln in a four-part deal on Thursday

PODCAST: Two big Chinese lenders skip LatAm loans in 2020  

Loans Latin America Andean

CDB and Chexim make no loans in 2020, but Chinese inbound M&A hits $7 bln

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

SQM to raise capital through follow-on

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Project & Infrastructure Finance

Chilean chemical company says it will use most of the proceeds to finance a new lithium project in Australia

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

Iansa hires new CFO

People Andean Chile

Pablo Hirmas replaces Melvin Wenger, who moves to the Chilean food company's controlling shareholder

Parque Arauco sells stake in Colombian malls

M&A Funds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Chilean shopping mall operator turns a $52 mln profit in the deal

Wenco prints first local bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Chilean plastic goods maker raises $99 mln in the sale of 10-year notes

Terra takes control of VivoCorp

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Andean

Chilean construction company buys BTG Pactual's 25% stake for $100 mln

Cerda appointed finance minister in Chile

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People

Replacement for Ignacio Briones who has resigned to run for president

Celsia plugs in new loans

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

Colombian power company could borrow up to $113 mln to cover investments and operating costs

Inter-American Development Bank to hold virtual annual meeting for second time  

Economy & Policy Andean Central America

Bank president to travel to Barranquilla, Colombia for March 17-21 event, but hold meetings virtually.

Petroperú gets go-ahead for bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Peruvian government allows the state-owned oil company to issue up to $1 bln in notes to finance renovations to the Talara refinery

PetroTal picks bookrunner for bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Canadian oil company hires Pareto to lead a $100 mln deal to pay off debt owed to Petroperú and develop the Bretaña field