Bolivia picks Chinese consortium for lithium project

Economy & Policy Bolivia China

CATL, Brunp and CMOC partner with Bolivia's YLB to extract the white metal from salt flats

IDB approves loans for water services

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Debt

US-based development bank provides $880 mln in financing for four countries, including $500 mln for Bolivia and $150 mln for Argentina

Market awaits name for Peru's next finance minister

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Peru

One investor says there is a chance that Kurt Burneo could come back

S&P downgrades Bolivia for higher deficits

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Downgrade

Rating agency says the country's external financing needs are expected to rise as natural gas exports decline

Integra buys stake in oil refinery

M&A South America Argentina

Argentine holding company picks up 50% of Refinor on a bet that demand will rise from the lithium industry

IDB finances airport renovations in Bolivia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Debt

US-based development bank supplies $60 mln for the Joya Andina and Capitán Oriel Lea Plaza airports

Fonplata approves funding in Brazil

International Financial Institutions Loans South America

Bolivia-based development bank partners with China’s NDB on $56 mln in financing

Fonplata picks interim CEO

People International Financial Institutions Brazil

Luciana Botafogo steps in for Juan Notaro until a permanent replacement is elected in March 2023

Argentina set for surge in lithium M&A

M&A Energy In Depth

Big companies are looking to buy projects to meet rising demand, source says

Minka makes plans for next fundraising round

Equity Funds IPO

Colombian fintech could raise another $50 mln before the end of the year, COO says

Mercantil Santa Cruz acquires Acurio Restaurantes

M&A Equity Commerce

Bolivia's largest lender buys a majority stake in the restaurant group founded by Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio

Trilogy to sell Bolivian telco

M&A Telecoms Mobile

US operator deals its stake in Nuevatel to Peruvian wireless company Balesia

Canacol to drill for gas in Bolivia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy Gas

Canadian oil and gas company signs a contract with state-owned YPFB to drill seven natural gas wells in Santa Cruz

Bolivia ends long absence with benchmark bond

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

South American sovereign issuer prints $850 mln in eight-year notes with a "reasonable" coupon of 7.5%, economy minister says

Bolivia sets rates for new bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

South American sovereign issuer expects to price eight-year notes at 7.5% after extending the buyback deadline last week