FACTBOX 10/26/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB provides $30 mln to support small businesses in Espirito Santo

Cresud to swap dollar debt

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine agribusiness will offer cash and new bonds in exchange for $73.6 mln in notes maturing in November

Fitch downgrades Suriname on missed payment

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency gives the South American sovereign a C and says the default process has begun

Santander asks to buy Neoauto in Peru

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A

Spanish lender's car loans division wants to expand its business to include the sale of used cars

Azul chooses bonds over BNDES loan

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Brazilian airline opts to issue $285 mln in debentures rather than access credit from the national development bank

Banco W prepares social bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Colombian microfinance lender plans to raise $42 mln for gender-focused financing

Yduqs sweetens Laureate bid with financing

Debt Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian private education company presents a revised offer that includes $712 mln in credit commitments

LatAm bond sales plummet in third quarter

Bonds Capital Markets Debt

Moody's tallies $4.4 bln in high-yield issues, down from $8.9 bln in the second quarter this year

AIIB markets Mexican peso notes in Europe

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Asian infrastructure bank plans to issue $48 mln worth of sustainable bonds in the Mexican currency

Inversora Juramento to sell shares

Capital Markets Equity Argentina

Argentine cattle feedlots company aims to raise $52 mln in a follow-on offering

ICL acquires Fertiláqua in Brazil

M&A Funds Equity

Israeli chemical company agrees to pay $120 mln for the plant nutrition company

Atlas finances Brazilian solar project in dollars

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

Actis' renewable energy division borrows $67 mln from IDB Invest and DNB for the Jacaranda project in Bahia

IDB funds SME loans in Espírito Santo

Loans Debt Coronavirus

State development bank Bandes gets $30 mln to provide emergency liquidity lines to small businesses

Argentina seeks to rebuild confidence — and reserves

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Economy minister says more financing is possible as doubts and capital flight swell

Aegea wins another sewage concession

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Brazilian water treatment company offers a 38% discount on rates in Mato Grosso do Sul in its second winning bid in a week