South America

CAF issues inflation-linked bonds in Mexico

International Financial Institutions CAF Bonds

Latin American development prints $71 mln in UDI-denominated notes to help finance recovery efforts in the region

Grupo Olmos vies for Telefónica division in Uruguay

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Telecoms

Argentine group hires former head of Spain's Telefónica and UBS to advise on the deal

YPF trims down local bond plans

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine energy company says higher cash flow, a debt restructuring and a revolving credit line have reduced its near-term financing needs

Fonplata approves funding in Argentina, Brazil

Loans Debt International Financial Institutions

Bolivia-based development bank supplies $30 mln for water projects in São Paulo state and $18 mln for digital investments in Buenos Aires province

Molinos Agro to sell two series of bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine agribusiness aims to issue up to $60 mln in an upcoming dollar-linked deal

CAF sets up peso notes in Mexico

CAF Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service

Latin American development bank plans to issue $100 mln in new 10-year notes as $66 mln in peso-denominated bonds approach maturity

Argentina seeks European support for IMF, Paris Club negotiations

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) International Financial Institutions

President Fernández suggests he wants debt relief and more time to pay as the Paris Club payment looms

Uruguay preps issues of local currency global notes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Bonds

Sovereign issuer wants to raise $4.5 bln in financing this year and is considering an eventual green bond deal

Albanesi finds demand for inflation-linked notes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Argentine electricity generator raises a more-than-expected $45 mln in an issue of dollar- and inflation-linked bonds

IRSA raises funds in share sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Commerce

Argentine real estate developer fetches $50 mln to cover investments and pay down debt

Ecuador to focus on financing alternatives

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) International Financial Institutions

Outgoing finance minister says conditions have improved for bond sales since a debt restructuring last year, but it may be too soon to issue new notes

C&A sizes up debt deal in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Debenture

Brazilian subsidiary of European clothing retailer plans to issue $93 mln in debentures in the local market

FEATURE: YPF’s plans to sell oil blocks may face hurdles

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Economy & Policy

Argentine energy company wants to use the proceeds to finance growth, but economic and political risks could deter investors

Alpargatas acquires software developer

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian footwear and clothing company pays $37 mln in cash and stock for Ioasys as part of a push to increase online sales

Argentina picks up more funds from development banks

International Financial Institutions CAF Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

CAF to provide $275 mln and Fonplata another $48 mln for healthcare, highway and urban development projects