Latin America

US-based LatAm equity funds pull in fresh capital in sinking market  

Fixed Income Equity Funds

Fund flows positive, but undercut by a drop in market prices that leaves AUM lower for the week ended February 24

Another five register for IPOs in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Companies in tech, oil and gas, food, construction and highway equipment round out an unusually busy February in the local stock market

Moody's improves Ecuador outlook to stable

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Economy & Policy

Rating at Caa3 is deep within junk status, but stabilized by debt restructuring and IMF loan agreement

BR Distribuidora, Lojas Americanas form convenience store JV

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Latin America South America

Brazilian retailer will pay $55 mln to partner with the fuel distribution company through the BR Mania and Local chains

Kora Saúde files for IPO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Brazilian healthcare group says it will use the proceeds to make acquisitions, open hospitals and enter new sectors

Brazil recharges Eletrobras privatization plans

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Federal government authorizes BNDES to begin modelling the sale of the state-owned energy company

JPMorgan discontinues private bank services for locals in Mexico

Latin America Mexico Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Onshore clients are directed toward BBVA as an alternative for wealth management services, source says

EXCLUSIVE: Azul looks to issue convertible bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debenture

Brazilian airline also looks to the long term for a public debt offering in the local market, CFO says

Cogna swaps assets with Eleva

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debenture Equity

Brazilian private education company pays $107 mln for Eleva's learning system and earns $177 mln for 51 K-12 schools

Four join IPO rush, Tok & Stok cancels offering

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Companies in food, tech, logistics and retail plan IPOs, while owner of a furniture chain withdraws offering

PODCAST: Two big Chinese lenders skip LatAm loans in 2020  

Loans Latin America Andean

CDB and Chexim make no loans in 2020, but Chinese inbound M&A hits $7 bln

LatAm bond sales sit in quiet spell

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Bonds

Rising US Treasury yields are seen as the main cause for the lack of deals, analysts say

Faro plans green bonds in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Solar power developer prepares new notes backed by a power supply contract with fashion retailer C&A, CEO says

Atvos names new CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Latin America

Gustavo Alvares also becomes interim CFO of the Brazilian ethanol producer after last year's takeover by Lone Star

Tierra del Fuego improves restructuring offer

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine province seeks to stretch out payments and cut interest on $200 mln international bond