Regulation

Argentina to extend coronavirus lockdown  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

President Fernández says he may allow some businesses to reopen to limit the economic fallout

EcoRodovias approves debt sale after reaching plea agreement

Debt Debenture Capital Markets

Brazilian infrastructure company sets up $235 mln in notes after settling bribery charges with São Paulo state

Buenos Aires to restructure $7.15 bln in international bonds  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Argentina's biggest province asks investors to agree to a grace period, longer maturities and lower coupons

Mexican banking sector displays resilience in crisis  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Coronavirus Loans

As the economy faces its sharpest drop since 1994, banks are expected to withstand short-term shocks, sources say

CCR unit sells local notes

Debt Debenture Capital Markets

Via Mobilidade issues $133 mln in 10-year debentures to fund works on two São Paulo metro lines

Argentina postpones payment on local bonds  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government gains time to restructure $83 bln in external debt, sources say

AMLO calls for new 'Marshall Plan' for coronavirus recovery  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Mexican president says a support plan is needed for poor countries, rather than "predatory loans"

Brazil suspends E&P concession auction

Economy & Policy Energy Gas

National energy policy council CNPE will announce the new schedule at a later date

BNDES approves Engie loan

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

French utility company gets $236 mln from Brazil's national development bank for wind power projects

Brazilian issuers turn to short-term sales

Debenture Capital Markets Debt

Ultrapar, Ipiranga and Light all line up debt deals with one-year maturities

Eletrobras puts off privatization plans until 2021  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Energy

Coronavirus outbreak postpones an auction planned for this year and may impact price, board member says

Brazil carries on with port concession auctions  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

Infrastructure Ministry says it will stick to the auction timetable despite market turmoil

Petrobras issues teaser for pipeline stake

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Brazil's state-owned oil company also calls for binding offers for two oil fields in the Santos Basin

US senators seek delay to June 1 start of USMCA  

Economy & Policy Regulation Canada

Bipartisan group says coronavirus puts added pressure on businesses to comply with rules by start date

Health crisis slows Argentine debt restructuring

Asset Management Bonds Debt

As a self-imposed deadline passes, analysts say the government cannot keep dipping into reserves to make bond payments