Regulation

Ecuador fines Novonor for corruption

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Anti-trust agency orders the Brazilian conglomerate to pay $57 mln for rigging bids for hydropower projects

US court approves CorpGroup liquidation

Debt Equity Regulation

Chilean financial holding company will hand creditors its 14% stake in Itaú Corpbanca

Tianqi wants bigger stake in SQM

Equity M&A Capital Markets

Executives from the Chinese lithium producer have met with Chilean officials to lift ownership limits in the chemical company

Gilinski gets go-ahead for Argos offer

Equity M&A Capital Markets

Colombian regulator approves a public offer to acquire shares in the cement and energy group

Tenaris settles Petrobras bribery probe

Economy & Policy Regulation Energy

Steel pipe maker pays $78 mln to end an SEC investigation into payments to Brazil's state-owned oil company

Bancolombia receives US licenses

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Asset Management Capital Markets

Colombia's largest bank can now open a brokerage and asset management business in Miami

US accuses Glencore of dishonest dealing with Pemex

Economy & Policy Regulation Energy

CFTC says the British-Swiss commodity trading firm used confidential information to its advantage during oil trades

Petrobras shares slump on political interference worries

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Analysts warn of "interventionism" in the state-run oil company as the CEO is ousted after just 40 days on the job

Justo & Bueno given 30 days to find buyer

M&A Debt Equity

Colombian regulator grants the discount retailer one last chance to avoid liquidation

LATAM creditors endorse restructuring

Debt Capital Markets Regulation

Chilean airline says 65% of lenders have voted to approve the plan

Congress approves early pension withdrawal in Peru

Economy & Policy Funds Capital Markets

Lawmakers pass a bill that allows contributors limited access to their savings, despite objections from economic policy makers

Bondholders stick to proposal in Suriname talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Creditor group does not accept a 40% discount on $675 mln in bonds but says it is still willing to negotiate

Petroperú set to rehire auditor

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Peru's state-owned oil refiner comes to terms for a new contract with PwC

Mexico to 'complement' infrastructure spending with PPPs

Project & Infrastructure Finance ESG Economy & Policy

Finance ministry plans to turn to multilateral lenders and ESG-certified investors to finance projects

SEC sues Vale for misleading investors

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Regulation

US securities regulator charges the Brazilian miner with lying about the safety of its dams before the Brumadinho disaster in 2019