Europe

Liberty lines up financing for Telefónica deal in Costa Rica

M&A Loans Debt

US-based telecom says it will use credit from VTR and local loans to cover the all-cash transaction for $500 mln

Arago eyes CerPI investments this year

Funds Equity Capital Markets

Mexican fund manager raises $150 mln fund for growth and venture capital in North America and Europe

Brazil's big three raise stakes for Oi mobile

M&A Telecoms Brazil

Claro, TIM and Vivo present an improved offer for $3.2 bln in a bidding battle against Highline

Highline presents best offer for Oi's mobile business

M&A Telecoms Brazil

Private equity-backed mobile phone tower company starts negotiations to buy Oi Móvel from the Brazilian telecom

Petrobras offloads remaining stake in TAG pipeline

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Economy & Policy

France's Engie and Canada's CDPQ agree to pay $213 mln to buy the last 10% of the natural gas pipeline operator

Oi fields joint offer for mobile business

Telecoms M&A Brazil

Claro, TIM and Vivo include a request in their proposal to match any competing bids

Loan market struggles to shake off coronavirus effects  

Loans Debt Coronavirus

Borrowers stick to short-term and bilateral deals as volumes plunge 86% year-on-year, sources say

HSBC issues bonds in Mexico  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

British bank raises $312 mln in a two-part deal with three- and 10-year notes

Digicel to wrap up bond swap

Debt Bonds Fixed Income

Jamaica-based telecom intends to issue $1.2 bln in new notes to replace 2021 bonds

Carozzi lines up loan for ice cream acquisition

M&A Chile Europe

Chilean food company has agreed to buy the Bresler brand in the local market from Unilever for $20.8 mln

Navios Logistics arranges private debt sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Uruguayan shipping company looks to sell $500 mln to redeem old notes and repay loan

Greensill buys digital lender in Colombia

M&A Structured Finance Loans

SoftBank-backed working capital provider moves into a $750 mln market in Latin America

Oi sets asking price for mobile business

M&A Debt Telecoms

Brazilian telecom wants at least $3 bln for Oi Móvel to help it come out of bankruptcy proceedings that started in 2016

Tereos finances exports from Brazil

Loans Debt Brazil

French cooperative gets $105 mln to finance sugar exports and refinance debt due this year

Fitch upgrades Engie in Chile

Capital Markets Chile Europe

Rating agency rewards electric utility company for halving debt levels since 2017