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

IDB Invest funds SME loans through Banco FIE, Promerica

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy IDB Invest Loans

IDB's private sector affiliate provides $45 mln to finance women-run businesses in Bolivia and the Dominican Republic

Bolivia sets date for bond return

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

South American sovereign issuer plans to price a benchmark-sized deal on February 17

Tul looks ahead to Nasdaq listing

Debt Equity Funds

Colombian e-commerce company first plans to borrow $20 mln to fund its expansion in Brazil and Mexico

Chile awards lithium rights

M&A Energy Argentina

China's BYD and Chile's Mineras del Norte pick up extraction contracts worth $121 mln

IDB approves five new sustainable loans

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Economy & Policy

US-based development bank grants $1.8 bln in financing, including $1.2 bln for rural development in Brazil and $300 mln for loans through Fonplata

Argentina earmarks more funds for gas pipeline project

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Funds

Government to seek builders of the $2.5 bln project in a bid to reduce dollar-draining gas imports and boost exports

Ecopetrol looks for acquisitions in ISA's markets

Debt Bonds Loans

Colombia's state-owned oil company see opportunities in fuel storage, renewable energy and hydrocarbons, CEO says

IDB funds cash transfers in Bolivia

Economy & Policy Debt Loans

US-based development bank supplies $500 mln to cover part of the Bono Contra el Hambre and Renta Dignidad programs

Origen to buy lithium prospects in Argentina

M&A Argentina Bolivia

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