Venezuela

Venezuelan opposition hires debt advisor

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Capital Markets

Former Cleary Gottlieb partner Lee Buchheit has said holdout creditors present a "potentially debilitating" risk

PDVSA ad-hoc board confirms bond payment

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

State-owned oil company will make the May 27 deadline, rather than risk losing control of Citgo

Venezuelan protests fail to inspire investors

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

Bond buyers prefer to wait and see how the political crisis plays out, source says

Peru could follow Chile with green bond

Bonds Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Sovereign issuer could set the stage for renewable energy projects to issue notes in the international market

Chile's Velasco says more pragmatism, less ideology can solve economic problems

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Policies must be enforceable, transparent and flexible to tackle economic challenges, says Chile’s former finance minister

World Bank's Familiar says more political consensus needed to achieve prosperity

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

More action and less discussion are needed to achieve economic and social improvements, says World Bank expert on Latin America

Funds size up oil investments in Venezuela

Funds Economy & Policy Politics

Venezuela's petroleum industry needs at least $30bn to increase production, source says

Citgo's ratings buckle under PDVSA pressure

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Bonds

Houston-based refiner faces a downgrade as change-in-control risk compounds rising refinancing risks, source says

PDVSA seeks syndicated loan

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Venezuela's state-owned oil company could borrow money to make a $70m coupon payment in April, sources say

S&P could drop PDVSA

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Rating agency does not have access to the Venezuelan state-owned oil company's financial statements, source says

IMF revises growth forecasts for LatAm

Economy & Policy Brazil Argentina

Region will likely grow 2% this year, led by a rising economy in Brazil

Moody's drops PDVSA

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Agency withdraws C rating for "business reasons" and sends the Venezuelan oil company's bond prices even lower

CAF goes big in dollar bond return

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Caracas-based development bank brushes off turmoil in Venezuela to sell $1.25bn in three-year notes

ENDE secures solar farm financing

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds

Bolivia's state-owned power company gets commitments from AFP and EIB for the 50 MW Oruro II

CAF resets euro benchmark

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Latin American development bank sells €750m in five-year notes in its bond market return