Latin America

Fitch fears for 'fallen angels' in Latin America  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Issuers with BBB- ratings may lose investment-grade status as EBITDA falls and debt rises, rating agency says

FACTBOX 8/7/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Uruguay's central bank adjusts monetary policy instruments in the face of the pandemic

Minerva buys slaughterhouse in Colombia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian beef company plans to spend $26 mln to acquire and expand a facility in Bucaramanga

Mendoza extends restructuring offer yet again  

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Argentine province gives creditors three more weeks after getting nearly 60% acceptance with early-bird sweetener

Bahamas borrows $200 mln from IDB

Loans Economy & Policy Bahamas

Caribbean nation receives 20-year funding to help SMEs and develop the "blue economy"

Vista finds strong demand for local notes

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Oil and gas company raises $30 mln in pesos and dollars, paying as low as 0% over currency depreciation

CSD lines up for IPO

Capital Markets Equity IPO

Brazilian retail group looks to raise funds to open new stores, invest in IT and offer consumer credit

CAF makes calls for green bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Latin American development bank works with Credit Suisse and ZKB on its second green deal in Europe

Brazil cuts benchmark rate to new low  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Regulation Brazil

Central bank's monetary policy committee drops the Selic to 2% to dull the sharpest downturn since the Great Depression

FACTBOX 8/6/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Brazil's central bank cuts benchmark rate to a record low of 2% to boost pandemic-scarred economy

Paraná Banco restarts stock market return

IPO Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian mid-sized lender reschedules its share offering as Pernambucanas hires banks for an IPO

Mubadala may put $600 mln into Atvos

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Abu Dhabi-based sovereign wealth fund could take up to a year to strike a deal for the Brazilian ethanol and sugar producer, source says

Consorcio leads rush to Chilean stock market

Capital Markets Equity Chile

Grupo Security and Blumar plan share sales as the Santiago-based lender raises $52 mln in a follow-on

Telecom ties up bond swap

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine telecom convinces bondholders to exchange 2021 notes for 2025 notes with a higher rate

BNDES offloads shares in Vale

Capital Markets M&A Equity

Brazil's national development bank earns $1.5 bln from the sale of most of its stake in the mining company