Paraguay cuts funding costs with new bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer prices 31-year notes at 5.4%, the lowest rate of all its long-term paper

Liberty drops Millicom bid

M&A Telecoms Guatemala

US-based telecom calls off talks just a week after making an offer

Chile, Paraguay get in sovereign bond line

Bonds Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Sovereign issuers could go to the international debt market before the end of the first quarter

Liberty presents offer for Millicom

M&A Telecoms Guatemala

US-based telecom could pay $7bn for the Tigo brand in Latin America and Africa

IDB Invest books more local currency bond sales

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Multilateral agency studies additional issues after launching a guaraní-denominated program in Paraguay

CAF arranges financing for Banco Regional

Loans Paraguay

Latin American development bank leads $120m A/B loan with seven other lenders

Paraguay approaches investment grade

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Fitch upgrades the country to BB+, citing fiscal discipline and resistance to external shocks

IDB finances social infra projects in Paraguay, Uruguay

Loans Paraguay

Multilateral lender earmarks $130m for digital inclusion in Paraguay and $70m for affordable housing in Uruguay

Paraguay names new central bank governor

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People

José Cantero Sienra replaces Carlos Fernández Valdovinos

Paraguay’s ANDE charts Acaray dam renovation

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Electricity

Government agency starts talks with IDB, Manitoba Hydro International

Andersen Global expands into Asuncion

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Paraguay

Swiss law firm pens co-op agreement with Paraguay's BKM Berkemeyer

IDB Invest subscribes to Millicom bond

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Bonds

Development bank purchases Colombian telecom's seven-year $50m private placement

Banco Basa plans to open brokerage firm

Funds Paraguay Equity

Paraguayan bank moves to cash in on growing capital markets

Pacific Alliance and Mercosur start plans for free trade agreement

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Argentina

Pacific Alliance wants more integration, less barriers to trade and better connection with Asia-Pacific.

Paraguay sketches out potential 2019 debt plans

Bonds Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Incoming finance minister says the sovereign may issue up to $1bn next year, mulls changes to country's debt raising plans