Colombia

CAF issues first green bonds in euros

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

South American development bank receives €1.2 billion in orders for €750 million in seven-year notes

Vanti borrows from Scotiabank

Loans Debt Energy

Colombian natural gas company gets a one-year loan for $60 mln from the Canadian lender

GM Financial starts up bond program in Colombia

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

US carmaker's financing division looks to sell up to $270 mln in long-term, peso-denominated notes

Grupo Gilinski acquires CIBC's Caribbean business

M&A Equity Loans

Colombian banking group agrees to pay $797 mln for control of Barbados-based FirstCaribbean

Antioquia asks EPM to buy Ituango

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

Gov. Luis Pérez suggests the city-owned utility company could take over the department’s stake in the hydropower project

S&P downgrades Avianca after bond swap

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency cuts the Colombian airline to CC, saying it faces rising default risks

ETB opens buyback for Euroclearable bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Colombian telecom offers to pay below par up to $120 million in its peso-denominated 2023 notes

IFC funds Ara expansion

Loans Colombia

Multilateral lender provides $93 mln for the supermarket chain to open new stores in Colombia

Serfinanza drafts debt program

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Colombian lender looks to raise $150m from the sale of local notes with maturities of up to 30 years

ISA acquires 4G toll road

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Colombia

Colombian state-owned holding company agrees to spend $145 mln for Concesión Costera, buying its first highway concession in the country

Colombian toll roads secure more financing

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Accenorte receives an $88 mln loan from Bancolombia, while Sacyr gets a $90 mln bridge loan for the Pamplona-Cúcuta highway

Ecopetrol, Oxy get go-ahead to form Permian JV

M&A Equity Energy

Colombia's state-owned oil company has lined up $1.5bn in investments for a new shale gas company in western Texas

Ecopetrol invests in Brazil's pre-salt oil fields

M&A Equity Energy

Colombia's state-owned oil company agrees to buy 30% of the Gato do Mato blocks from Shell

Colombian tax reform faces setback

Economy & Policy Regulation Politics

Constitutional court strikes down the 2018 law, but gives the government time to submit a new bill

Moody's gives GEB investment grade ratings

Capital Markets Bonds Debt

Colombian energy company gets a Baa2 rating, propped up by steady cashflows from its subsidiaries