South America

NDB to consider Argentina's membership

International Financial Institutions South America Argentina

South American country is seeking more funds to pull out of financial crisis

CAF issues bonds in Aussie dollars

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy CAF Bonds

South American development bank issues $45 mln in 10-year notes, head of capital markets says

Petroperú asks for more time from bondholders

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Peru’s state-owned oil refiner wants to extend the deadline to present its 2022 financial results

Argentina gets go-ahead for BNDES funds for pipeline

International Financial Institutions Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

More than $600 mln will be used for supplying steel for the second stage of a natural gas pipeline

Lula voices support for South American currency

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy South America

Brazilian president also throws his weight behind Venezuela's bid to join the BRICS group

Codelco prepares for lithium talks

M&A Andean Latin America

Government-owned copper miner readies plan for talks with lithium producers about the state’s new role steering the industry

Gilinski clinches deal for Nutresa

M&A Andean Latin America

Colombian group agrees to give up its stake in financial services firm Sura in exchange for control of the food processing company

S&P bumps up CAF to AA

S&P Global Upgrade CAF

Rating agency says the South American development bank will benefit from "expanded support" from a larger roster of member nations

Chile orders banks to set aside more capital

Economy & Policy Andean Latin America

Central bank says higher requirements are needed due to increased global financial risks

Caja Los Andes taps local bond market

Bonds Fixed Income Andean

Chilean payroll lender issues $112 mln in UF-denominated bonds in three deals this month

SQM signs lithium supply deal with Ford

Andean Latin America South America

Chilean chemical and mining group says it will provide the US carmaker with battery-grade lithium for electric cars

Tanner applies for banking license

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Andean Latin America

Chilean financial services firm seeks regulatory approval to set up a banking subsidiary

Pacífico repurchases 2026 bonds

Equity M&A Andean

Peruvian insurer spends $60 mln to buy back notes issued in 2011

Invexans plans to delist in Chile

Equity M&A Latin America

Shareholders of the Luksic family-owned company approve plans to remove shares from the local stock exchange

Investors step in to support Chilean car lender

Equity Bonds Debt

Shareholders of Global Soluciones Financieras approve a $25 mln capital boost in exchange for a commitment to restructure debt