Europe

Argentina seeks European support for IMF, Paris Club negotiations

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

President Fernández suggests he wants debt relief and more time to pay as the Paris Club payment looms

Telefónica swaps four data centers for stake in Nabiax

M&A Chile Spain

Spanish telco includes two sites in Chile in a deal with the Madrid-based telecom infrastructure company

Suriname bondholders threaten to pull termination trigger

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Creditor committee says the South American nation has not kept the promises it made in April

Avianca appoints new CEO

People Colombia Europe

Adrian Neuhauser moves up from CFO as the former CEO takes the top job at Scandinavian airline SAS

JBS acquires European plant-based food company

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Equity

Brazilian meatpacker agrees to pay $410 mln for Vivera, the third-largest plant-based food producer in Europe

INTERVIEW: Ashmore considers small-cap fund in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

British investment manager could roll out a new feeder fund six months after launching three funds with XP, executive says

CCR, Vinci land Brazilian airport concessions

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Latin America

Brazilian infrastructure company wins two blocs for $513 mln as the French group takes a third for $75 mln

Alsea extends agreement with lenders

Loans Debt Mexico

Mexican restaurant operator commits to holding debt below $1 bln and keeping cash above $150 mln until June next year

Nestlé buys speciality chocolate maker in Chile

M&A Andean Latin America

Swiss food conglomerate gets regulatory approval to acquire La Fête

S&P expects fewer foreign bidders in Brazil's next concession auctions

Credit Ratings S&P Global Economy & Policy

But rating agency still sees "sufficient" investor appetite due to financing conditions and the infrastructure gap

Argentina to seek support for debt refinancing in Europe

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) Debt

Economy minister is trying to renegotiate $46 bln in debts with the Paris Club and the IMF

Raízen picks banks for IPO

Equity IPO Capital Markets

Brazilian ethanol company hires four bookrunners and plans to add more for a share sale expected to top $2 bln

Interoil sets up share sale for new wells in Colombia

Equity Capital Markets Oil

Norway-listed oil company could also use the proceeds to reopen 19 wells in Argentina

Colbún sheds power line business

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt M&A

Chilean utility company earns $1.3 bln in the sale to a group led by Dutch pension fund APG

IDB issues EYE bonds in Swedish kronor

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Bonds Debt

US-based development prints $126 mln in five-year bonds for youth education and employment in Latin America