Bolivia

Indians Quit Bolivia

Bolivia M&A

India's Jindal Steel & Power has terminated its $2.1bn contract with the Bolivian government for the El Mutun iron ore project, it says. The exit is prompted by the Boliv...

Bolivia Banks Stable: Moody’s

Bonds Structured Finance Bolivia

The outlook on Bolivia's banking system remains stable, Moody’s says, as sustainable economic growth, decreasing unemployment, and moderate inflation continue to support ...

Glencore to Lose Bolivia Mine

Bolivia M&A

Bolivia's government has nationalied Glencore International's Colquiri mine, Glencore says, with immediate effect. The move comes after negotiations to increase the gover...

Bolivia Eyes Mine Nationalization

Bolivia Europe M&A

Discussions remain underway with Bolivia's government amidst reports that the government will nationalize the Swiss-owned Glencore International Colquiri mine, located in...

Moody's Lifts Bolivia

Bolivia Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Bolivia has seen its bond rating upgraded to Ba3 from B1 by Moody’s, which cites economic growth and increasing international reserves, as well as improvement in debt met...

Bolivia Gets Upgrade

Bolivia Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

S&P has raised Bolivia’s sovereign credit rating to BB minus from B+, it says, giving the country a stable outlook. The agency cites Bolivia’s improvement in the governme...

Bolivia Nationalizes Grid

Bolivia Europe M&A

Bolivia’s government has issued a decree nationalizing its electricity grid, it says. The government’s Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) is to absorb 99% of the sha...

BAML, GS Clinch Bolivia Mandate

Bolivia Bonds

Bolivia has mandated Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs to manage its planned international bond issue, Bolivia´s Finance Minister Luis Arce tells LatinFinan...

Bolivia Nears Bond Return: Minister

Bolivia Bonds

Bolivia is close to selecting banks for its debut international bond issue, which it plans to complete this year. “It is a good moment to put our country on the internati...

Bolivia Seizes Pan American Gas Venture Stake

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The Bolivian government has seized the 25% stake that Pan American Energy (PAE) owned in the Caipipendi natural gas field, a venture run jointly with Spain’s Repsol YPF a...

Bolivia in Discussions about Foreign Bond Foray

Bolivia Bonds

The Bolivian sovereign has been talking to 8 banks about raising at least $500m in the international bond market after sending out proposals (RFPs) earlier this year, say...

Chihuahua Exits Bolivia Cement

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Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC) has agreed to sell its 47% stake in Bolivian cement maker Sociedad Boliviana de Cementos (Soboce) to Consorcio Cementario Sur, a unit of...

S&P Raises Prospects of Bolivia Upgrade

Bolivia Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

S&P has revised its outlook on Bolivia’s B+ rating to positive, citing large infrastructure and investment projects that may benefit the country’s growth prospects. In Ju...

Total and Gazprom Partner in Bolivia

Andean Bolivia Europe

French oil company Total has signed a farm-out agreement in which it will transfer a 20% interest in Bolivia's Ipati and Aquio licenses to Russia's Gazprom. As a result, ...

IMF Stymies Bolivia Bond Comeback

Andean Bolivia Bonds

The IMF will be doing a study of the financial system in Bolivia next March or April, meaning the country’s planned bond issue will not take place until 2012, finance min...