BCP, Cineplanet draw up bond programs in Peru

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Local lender could raise $850 mln, while cinema chain goes for $150 mln

Ecuador seeks $2 bln in external debt

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

President Moreno says the country is in talks with two international financial institutions to borrow money at preferential rates

ISA acquires energy business in Peru

M&A Energy Electricity

Colombian state-owned holding company agrees to buy Orazul's local operations from US infrastructure investor I Squared

Moody's downgrades Bolivia

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency cites erosion in fiscal savings and foreign exchange reserves as it cuts the country to B1 from Ba3

SQM owners raise capital to cover debt

Equity Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Shareholders pitch in as lower lithium prices put a strain on the Chilean chemical company's financial results

Ecuador names new energy minister after oil prices tumble

People Economy & Policy Politics

Oil expert René Ortiz returns to the ministry to replace José Agusto

Petrobras starts sale of Colombian fuel business

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazil's state-owned oil company retains UBS to advise on deal for Pecoco

Colbún fills bond buyback

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Chilean utility company repurchases $343 mln of its 4.5% 2024 notes

Antioquia port concessionaire closes in on financing

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Puerto Bahía Colombia de Urabá is weeks away from signing a $480 mln loan, sources say

Bear Creek lines up loan in Peru

Loans Debt Peru

Canadian company hires BNP Paribas and Société Générale to arrange $400 mln in financing for the Corani project

Tigo rings up local bond buyers

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Colombian telecom opens new debt program with $42 mln in 10-year notes

Patio picks up UF loan

Loans Debt Chile

Chilean real estate company gets a two-year facility from BTG Pactual to go along with a recent bond sale

Cencosud redeems cross-border bonds

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Chilean retailer pays $882 mln to settle its 2021 and 2023 notes

Alupar looks for financing in Colombia

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

Brazilian power generation company wants a $160 mln mini-perm for the Nueva Esperanza-La Virginia transmission project

Itaú issues notes in Colombia

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian bank's local branch earns $142 mln in a two-part deal