Ecuador

Ecuador protests unlikely to spoil bond plans

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

IMF is also expected to keep a $4.2bn bailout in place as President Moreno reaches an agreement with indigenous leaders to stop two weeks of unrest

Ecuador announces OPEC exit

Economy & Policy Energy Gas

Energy ministry says the withdrawal aligns with plans to reduce public spending and increase revenues

Ecuador, Uruguay issue new notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Ecuador gets $2bn in a two-part deal, while Uruguay raises $750m for a bond buyback

IFC names new Andean director

People Equity Debt

Elizabeth Martínez comes from CAF to fill the vacant position

Fitch restores stable outlook for Ecuador

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

IMF financing and bond buybacks help take the pressure off the country's finances, rating agency says

IDB Invest lends to factoring firm

Loans Structured Finance Chile

Multilateral lenders arranges a $25m revolver to fund Eurocapital's operations in Chile and Peru

Ecuador completes buyback

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer agrees to repurchase $1.2bn in 2020 bonds after investors tender 93% of the outstanding notes

Ecuador cuts costs on retap

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer adds $1.1bn to its 2029 notes and raises money to buy back its 2020s

Bolivariano receives IFC funding

Loans Ecuador Andean

Ecuadorean lender gets $50m to support SME loans

Heineken buys beer brand in Ecuador  

M&A Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Dutch brewing company acquires Biela from mainly local investors for an undisclosed amount

IDB foots reforms in Ecuador

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Development banks grants a $500m loan to support the government's spending cuts

Telefónica ratings unmoved by data center deal

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Possible $700m sale will not likely lift the Spanish telecom's grade above BBB, analyst says

Bolivariano requests IFC funding

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Ecuadorean lender asks for $50m to support more SME loans

Chile's Velasco says more pragmatism, less ideology can solve economic problems  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Policies must be enforceable, transparent and flexible to tackle economic challenges, says Chile’s former finance minister

IDB funds waterworks in Ecuador

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Development bank provides a $87m loan for a water supply project in Quito