Fonplata debuts in Swiss bond market

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Regional development bank raises $150m in its first international debt sale

IDB Invest lends to Cabify

Loans Argentina Brazil

Multilateral lender provides $70m for Spanish ride-sharing app to expand in Latin America

Uruguay buys back old notes

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

Government uses proceeds from this week's bond sale to repurchase $386m in 2024 and 2027 notes

Uruguay ends cross-border break  

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer sells $850m in new notes after receiving more than $6bn in orders

Bearing Agro sells notes in Uruguay

Bonds Capital Markets Debt

Irrigation company issues $150m in notes through its 15-year fund Tierras Irrigadas

Caballero Verde acquires equity in defunct Uruguayan airline

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Politics Panama

Panamanian investor buys shares in LARAH, eyes government compensation for Pluna's decline

Biotoscana installs new CEO

People Uruguay

Federico Wintour takes over at the Uruguayan pharmaceuticals company

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.

Pacific Alliance, Mercosur explore trade ties

Economy & Policy Peru Mexico

Mercosur heads of state attend high-level talks at summit in Mexico

Uruguay picks a pair for Ferrocaril railway

Uruguay Project & Infrastructure Finance

Transportation ministry dismisses Chinese bid, bridge-to-bond structure expected to fund the project, source

Atlas prints A/B private placement

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Uruguay

Actis' LatAm renewables platform signs $110m facility to refinance two solar power plants in Uruguay

Coca-Cola Femsa expands with Uruguay purchase

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico

Mexican soft drink bottler enters its 11th country with this $251m deal for Montevideo Refrescos

Local-currency bonds fail to keep up the momentum

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Global local currency bonds were a popular fundraising option in 2017, but new issues have slowed down this year as investors look to avoid exchange rate risk amid market...

Currency portability is key for Latin American financial integration, says B3’s Belchior

Capital Markets Regions Argentina

Markets must bridge the foreign exchange gap to create financial exchange integration and attract more investment to the region

Atlas turns to IDB Invest for loans, private placement

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

Actis subsidiary shops for $115m to refinance debt related to two Uruguayan solar plants