Light files for bankruptcy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Regulation Debt

Brazilian power company seeks protection from creditors as its financial situation worsens

Argentina puts focus on climate in IMF talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) Economy & Policy

Government wants terms for $44 bln loan program to contain climate contingencies, such as more frequent droughts

Argentina seeks flexibility in IMF loan

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) International Financial Institutions

Government is struggling to sustain international reserves on low crop exports, flight to dollars

Enarsa to seek operator for new gas pipeline

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy South America Argentina

State-owned energy company says the winner of an auction will run a new line to serve central Argentina

Itaú settles lawsuit with Paraná

Debt Regulation Brazil

Brazilian bank stands to receive $339 mln from the state government and removes an obstacle to privatizing power company Copel

Isagen extends life of debt shelf

Bonds Debt Colombia

Colombian regulator allows the power company to add five years to its bond program

Argentina loses lawsuit to hedge funds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Sovereign issuer must pay $1.5 bln for underpaying bondholders in the latest setback for the cash-strapped nation

YPF skirts expropriation lawsuit, Argentina does not

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Argentina United States

US judge rules that Argentina must compensate Petersen for re-nationalization of the energy company

Petrópolis files for bankruptcy

Regulation Commerce Brazil

Brazilian brewer blames financial troubles on falling sales and high interest rates

Americanas creditors ask for capital injection

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Banks and bondholders want the Brazilian retailer's shareholders to invest $2.3 bln

Brazilian finance minister sees limited fallout from SVB collapse

Economy & Policy Regulation Brazil

Fernando Haddad says the failed US bank is not likely to trigger a crisis in Brazil's financial sector

Fitch improves outlook for Jamaica

Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings Revision

Rating agency points to progress in cutting debt and $1.7 bln in new loans from the IMF

Monex receives approval to exit BMV

Mexico Capital Markets Regulation

Mexican financial group forms a trust to buy all remaining shares by September 1

Oi reports progress on restructuring

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Loans

Brazilian telco lines up $275 mln in DIP financing after filing for bankruptcy for a second time

Nexpe files for bankruptcy

Debt Brazil Regulation

Brazilian online real estate broker blames labor-related lawsuits and the COVID-19 pandemic for its financial troubles