Origen to buy lithium prospects in Argentina

M&A Argentina Bolivia

Canadian company is latest to enter the lithium rush in South America

Moody's casts negative outlook on Bolivia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service

Rating agency says it could issue a downgrade if the country cannot refinance bond payments in 2022 and 2023

Fonplata drafts SLBs for Mexican bond market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Bonds

Bolivia-based development bank is also in talks to sign a loan from Deutsche Bank, CFO says

Millicom taps bonds for swap

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Nasdaq-listed telco agrees to exchange $336 mln in 2031 bonds for outstanding 2026 notes

Millicom dials up tap for bond swap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Nasdaq-listed telco plans to reopen its 2031 bonds in an exchange for its 2026 notes

Fonplata approves funding in Argentina, Brazil

Loans Debt International Financial Institutions

Bolivia-based development bank supplies $30 mln for water projects in São Paulo state and $18 mln for digital investments in Buenos Aires province

Bolivia faces challenging debt payments schedule

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Moody's Investors Service Economy & Policy

Sovereign issuer must pay $1 bln in 2022 and 2023 as foreign reserves stand at $2 bln, Moody's says

CAF appoints new head in Bolivia

CAF People Bolivia

South American development bank picks Florentino Fernández as its representative in the country

Bolivia returns IMF loan

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Loans

Central bank sends back a $347 mln credit line, rather than take more debt and agree to fiscal "impositions"

Cresud boosts stake in BrasilAgro

Equity M&A Argentina

Argentine agribusiness picks up more shares in Brazilian firm as it expands in Bolivia

Fonplata preps Swiss bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Regional development bank outlines a benchmark-sized debt deal with Credit Suisse as the sole bookrunner

Bolivia outlines international bond plans

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

South American sovereign issuer intends to sell $3 bln in new notes to boost public spending and refinance debt, finance minister says in a TV interview

Market presses for pragmatism in Bolivia

Bonds Capital Markets Debt

Analysts worry that President-elect Luis Arce will fail to rein in spending, but others say he will reassure investors with sound policies

Fitch downgrades Bolivia on deteriorating growth prospects  

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Fixed Income

Rating agency puts the country deeper into junk territory with a B rating and a negative outlook

Moody's cuts Bolivia to B2  

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Ratings agency cites erosion of fiscal and currency reserve buffers, weak hydrocarbon sector