Colombia

I Squared acquires Barranquilla port

M&A Equity Project & Infrastructure Finance

US infrastructure investors spends $220 mln for 77% of the port operator in the Caribbean city

Grupo Wertheim agrees to buy Vrio from AT&T

M&A Equity Telecoms

Argentine group takes over Sky in Brazil and DirecTV in 10 other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

Avianca lands funds to emerge from bankruptcy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Loans

Colombian airline asks court for permission to replace a DIP loan with $1.6 bln in long-term financing

Banco Popular offers local bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Colombian lender could raise up to $131 mln in a three-part deal on Thursday

VaxThera considers future partners for clinical trials

Equity Healthcare Pharmaceuticals

Colombian vaccination company will use $54 mln from Sura to build a production plant, but it could need more investments for later stages, CEO says

Sura buys stake in Chilean real estate developer

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Asset Management

Colombian financial services group invests in a $60 mln project to build an industrial park outside Santiago

Movistar takes out second sustainability-linked loan

Loans Debt Telecoms

Colombian telco borrows $130 mln from Bancolombia to pay off debt

Colombia sets sights on fiscal stability

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Economic growth and a new tax bill will underpin local and international support for the country's financing strategy, says director of public credit

CAF elects new president

International Financial Institutions CAF Economy & Policy

Colombia's former trade minister Sergio Díaz-Granados will lead the South American development bank for five years

Movistar signs sustainability-linked loan from Colpatria

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Loans

Colombian telco gets $53 mln in pesos with the interest rate tied to energy efficiency and training

Market takes Colombia's second downgrade in stride

Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings Bonds

Sovereign issuer's bond prices remain stable as Fitch joins S&P in cutting the country to junk status

Moody's upgrades Enel in Latin America

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Bonds

Rating agency gives a Baa2 to the Italian energy company's Chile-based subsidiary

Ecopetrol readies bond sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Colombia's state-owned oil company plans to raise $1.4 bln in debt for "organic" investment plans

Aleatica finishes financing 4G toll road

Debt Loans Bonds

Spanish infrastructure company raises a total of $733 mln in dollars and pesos for the Autopista Río Magdalena 2, FDN says

Ultracem issues local notes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Colombia cement producer raises $21 mln in the sale of peso-denominated bonds