Bolivia

Bolivian Brings Size to Local Bond Market

Bolivia Bonds

Bolivia’s Transierra has raised $135m in domestic dollar-denominated bonds, giving the country’s local market a rare sizeable transaction at a time when the international...

Bolivia Picks Banks for Cross-Border Sequel

Bolivia Bonds

Bolivia has mandated Bank of America Merrill Lynch and HSBC to manage its next international bond transaction, according to people familiar with the matter. Plans for tim...

Bolivia Nationalizes Airport Group

Bolivia M&A

Bolivia has nationalized Airport operator Servicios de Aeropuertos Bolivianos (Sabsa), owned by Spain's Abertis and Aena, according to the government’s official news agen...

Bolivia a Comp for Paraguay: Barclays

Bolivia Bonds Paraguay

Bolivia’s (Ba3/BB minus) benchmark 2022 bond, which priced under 5% in October last year, would serve as a comp for Paraguay’s debut benchmark-size 10-year bond, Barclays...

Bolivia Takes Iberdrola Units

Bolivia M&A

Bolivia's government has nationalized two electric utilities controlled by Spain's Iberdrola, according to the country's energy ministry. Officials justified the takeover...

Ally LatAm Assets Go Back to GM

Chile Colombia Mexico

Ally Financial has agreed to sell its operations in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and Chile to General Motors, it says, as part of a larger $4.2bn sale of all Ally's internati...

Votorantim Sees Cement CEO Switch

Bolivia People

Walter Schalka will step down from his role as CEO of Votorantim Cimentos, the company says. He will be replaced in the interim by Paulo Henrique de Oliveira Santos, corp...

Bolivia Return Lands inside Expectations

Bolivia Bonds

Investor demand for yield and Bolivia’s strong macroeconomic credentials appear to have overcome political risk concerns, as the Andean sovereign got a yield inside 5% in...

Smaller Sovereigns Line Up to Tap Demand

Bolivia Costa Rica El Salvador

A group of the LatAm’s smaller sovereign issuers have their eyes on the international bond markets, likely following a transaction from Bolivia expected as soon as today....

Bolivia Seen Yielding in 5% Range

Bolivia Bonds

On the roadshow this week, Bolivia is seen likely pricing a new bond at a yield between 5%-6% should it decide to do a deal, according to investors following the process....

Bolivia to Meet Buyside

Bolivia Bonds

With investors still clamoring for both yield and new names, Bolivia will meet investors ahead of what could be its first international issuance in decades. The sovereign...

Fitch Moves Bolivia into Double-B Territory

Bolivia Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Fitch has raised Bolivia’s credit rating to BB minus from B+, it says, giving the potential international bond issuer its third of three double-B ratings. “Bolivia's upgr...

Telefonica Brasil Defines Domestic Jumbo

Bolivia Bonds

Telefonica Brasil has finalized the sale of BRL2bn ($985m) in Brazil’s debenture market, according to Anbima. The 2017 bullet debenture pays the DI+0.75%. The unit of the...

Miner Names CFO

Chile Bolivia People

South American Silver has named Matias Herrero full-time CFO at the company. He replaces part-time CFO William Filtness, who takes on a new role as consultant to the Vanc...

Miner Swaps CEOs

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Chile

Gregory Johnson has left his role as president and CEO of Vancouver-based mineral exploration company South American Silver to pursue other interests, the LatAm-focused m...