Ecuador

Ecuador names new energy minister after oil prices tumble

People Economy & Policy Politics

Oil expert René Ortiz returns to the ministry to replace José Agusto

Fall in oil prices sends shock waves through LatAm markets

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Ecuador and Colombia feel the fallout from a spat between Russia and Saudi Arabia

Sonda forms international holding

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Chile Argentina

Chilean IT company groups together its businesses outside the country

Moody's downgrades Quiport

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Airport operator in Ecuador still stands one notch above the government

Moody's drops Ecuador to junk status

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Regulation

Rating agency cites heavy debt repayment schedule and resistance to reforms as reasons for the downgrade

Latin American bond sales surge in January

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Issuers front-load for the year as uncertainty around US elections and low rates help fuel refinancing boom

LatAm high-yield issues remain on the rise

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Corporate issuers are expected reap the benefits of low interest rates to raise cash in the bond market in the first quarter this year

Corporación Favorita funds expansion plans

Loans Debt Ecuador

Ecuador's largest supermarket chain gets $235 mln from IDB Invest to buy more local products and open new locations

Celec requests IDB loan

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Ecuador's state-owned power company asks for $250 mln to finance construction of a 500kV transmission line

Fitch downgrades CAF

Debt Capital Markets Loans

Rating agency cuts the South American development bank to A+ on exposure to Venezuela, Argentina and Bolivia

Corporación Favorita closes in on refinancing

Loans Debt Ecuador

Ecuador's largest supermarket chain could sign a $285 mln loan with IDB Invest before the end of January

Bladex leads loan for Favorita

Loans Debt Ecuador

Panama-based trade finance bank syndicates a $110 mln facility for the Ecuadorian agribusiness

CORRECTED: Ecuador sells first social bond

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer funds a housing program with $400 mln in 15-year notes

Banco Pichincha sells first green bonds in Ecuador

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

IDB Invest, IFC and Proparco subscribe to the $150 mln deal, providing funds for the Ecuadorian lender to finance clean energy and waste management projects

CAF secures credit from KfW

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Venezuela

South American development bank will use a $156 mln loan to fund urban transit and logistics projects