LatAm sovereign bond sales fall in first half

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

External issues drop to $20 bln as issuers rely more on local markets and multilateral lenders, Fitch says

Banco Pichincha sells receivables in private placement

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Quito-based lender issues $300 mln in seven-year DPRs in a deal led by Goldman Sachs

Investors accept Ecuador's new finance minister

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Markets are more concerned about the political situation in the country and the economic impact caused by the fall in oil prices, sources say

Ecuador names new finance minister

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Ecuador

President Guillermo Lasso picks Pablo Arosemena to replace Simón Cueva

IDB Invest reviews bonds for Banco Solidario, HMB

International Financial Institutions Debt Bonds

IDB's private sector affiliate could anchor a $30 mln deal by the Ecuadorian microlender and a $44 mln sale by the Trini mortgage provider

Ecuador fines Novonor for corruption

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Anti-trust agency orders the Brazilian conglomerate to pay $57 mln for rigging bids for hydropower projects

Chile, Ecuador resume mine talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Ecuador Chile

State-owned mining companies Codelco and Enami pick up discussions on developing the Llurimagua copper project

Kushki raises $100 mln for investments

Equity Technology Digital Payments

Latest fundraising round values the Ecuadorean fintech at more than $1 bln

IDB Invest funds small business loans from Compartamos

Debt Loans Capital Markets

IDB's private sector affiliate provides $50 mln to finance women-run businesses in Mexico

IMF renews flexible credit line for Peru

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

US-based multilateral lender approves $5.4 bln in financing, half the size of a similar arrangement at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

Gran Tierra to issue new notes in bond swap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Canadian oil company offers 8.75% 2029 notes for $600 mln in 2025 and 2027 bonds

Arca considers local bond sale

Bonds Debt Funds

Mexican bottling company could raise debt to fund part of its $605 mln investment plan this year, source says

Banco Pichincha issues first gender bond in Ecuador

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions IDB Invest

Quito-based lender raises $100 mln to fund loans to women-led small businesses

IDB Invest underwrites first sustainable bond sale in Ecuador

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

IDB's private sector affiliate fully subscribes to a $50 mln deal by local lender Produbanco

CAF approves $1.3 bln in loans at annual meeting

International Financial Institutions CAF Economy & Policy

South American development bank funds the orange economy in Colombia as well as green projects Panama, waterworks in Paraguay and highways and schools in Panama