Regulation

Colombia cuts rate to historic low  

Economy & Policy Regulation Barbados

Central bank sticks to a countercyclical monetary stance and lowers the benchmark by 50 bps to 2.75%

Triunfo, Porto Sudeste put off BNDES loan payments  

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Brazilian infrastructure company and port operator negotiate standstill agreements to ease financial pressure from the coronoavirus pandemic

Rumo looks to finance railroad expansion

Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian logistics company plans to raise $278 mln in the second quarter for the renewed Malha Paulista concession

CCR, Iguatemi come to Brazilian bond market

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Infrastructure company and mall operator raise $185 mln for working capital

Ambipar takes up IPO talk again  

IPO Equity Capital Markets

Brazilian environmental services group asks the local securities commission to reevaluate a planned share sale

Rumo renews railroad concession

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

Brazilian logistics company agrees to invest more than $1 bln to extend the Malha Paulista contract by 30 years

Minas Gerais starts Copasa sale

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Regulation

State government authorizes national development bank BNDES to conduct studies on privatizing the water company

Televisa mulls options for Ocesa deal

M&A Regulation Mexico

Mexican media company says it could consider legal action after US promoter Live Nation pulls out of the acquisition

LATAM lands DIP financing  

Loans Debt Regulation

Chilean airlines gets $900 mln from three shareholders as it files for bankruptcy protection in a US court

OECD calls for billions in funding to fight COVID-19 in LatAm  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Politics

Health, education, infrastructure and tax deficits are undermining the region's response to the pandemic, secretary-general says

Ecuador breaks off talks with Odebrecht

Regulation Project & Infrastructure Finance Ecuador

Government withdraws from negotiations after the Brazilian conglomerate says it cannot pay fines without access to frozen accounts

Brazil's Senate allows multilateral loans

Loans Debt Regulation

São Bernardo do Campos gets the go-ahead to borrow $80 mln from CAF, while Paraná receives permission to take $50 mln from IDB

Arteris hands back highway contract  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt Economy & Policy

Brazilian toll road operator returns the Autopista Fluminense in Rio de Janeiro for the federal government to put up for auction again

Brazil considers more toll road concessions

Project & Infrastructure Finance Coronavirus Economy & Policy

Infrastructure Ministry and national development bank BNDES prepare auctions for 15 highway projects, starting in 2022

Argentina says debt restructuring talks 'positive'  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Economy minister calls for creditors to submit counteroffers by May 22, raising expectations that a standby agreement can be reached