Latin America

IDB Invest lends to Promerica

Loans Debt Coronavirus

Multilateral lender provides $50 mln to finance SMEs and green projects in Guatemala

Idesa asks again for more time

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Mexican petrochemical company gives investors another week to swap 2020 notes for 2026 bonds at a higher rate

Investors line up for AA2000 bond swap  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Bondholders turn in 85% of outstanding notes for new bonds that put off payments for a year

IMF grants emergency funds for Ecuador  

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Ecuador to get $643 million for COVID-19 mitigation

FACTBOX 5/4/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: IMF approves $10.8 billion flexible credit line for Colombia

Oil companies in Latin America brace for a long haul  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

With no oil price stabilization in sight, making it to the other side of the crisis poses a great challenge for major Latin American oil companies.

IMF extends new credit line to Colombia  

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Colombia gets $10.8 bln in two-year money to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic

US fund investors sell LatAm equities even as asset values rise

Equity Debt Capital Markets

Lipper fund flow data shows eight straight week of outflows, the longest streak since early 2015

Lojas Renner sets up second debt sale in a month  

Debenture Capital Markets Debt

Brazilian clothing retailer aims to raise another $91 mln in a two-part deal in the local market

Esser receives bankruptcy protection in Brazil

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Regulation

São Paulo court approves the real estate developer's restructuring plan for $108 mln in debt

Fonplata finds funding for coronavirus response  

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Bolivia-based development bank gets $130 mln from Uruguay's central bank to cover emergency loans

Pátria pays $81 mln for CART

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Brazilian investment firm closes the acquisition of the toll road concessionaire from Invepar

Ser Educacional takes out two new loans  

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian education company borrows $55 mln from Itaú and Santander to offset lost revenues during pandemic

FACTBOX 5/1/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: Peru suspends or reduces corporate income tax payments through July

YPF names new CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Energy

Argentina’s state-backed energy company appoints Vaca Muerta veteran Sergio Affronti to the top spot