Politics

Mexico curtails local bond issues

Bonds Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Finance Ministry cuts Mbono and Udibono offers in volatile debt market

Buenos Aires picks banks for restructuring

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Argentina's largest province hires Bank of America and Citi to make debt payments "sustainable"

Argentina sets bond restructuring amount

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Federal government presses ahead with plans to ease immediate debt payments despite rout in global financial markets

Ecuador names new energy minister after oil prices tumble

People Economy & Policy Politics

Oil expert René Ortiz returns to the ministry to replace José Agusto

Argentina may face higher restructuring costs

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Market rout could also expose the country to vulture funds that may refuse to accept any offer from the government

BlackRock could finance tourist train, AMLO says

Project & Infrastructure Finance Funds Politics

Mexican president reveals that US investor is interested in bankrolling Tren Maya

Argentina hires adviser, bookrunners for restructuring

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Economy Ministry picks Lazard to guide it through debt talks and Bank of America and HSBC to arrange a deal

Goiás seeks advisers for Celg GT sale

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

State government presses ahead with plans to privatize the power generation and transmission company

Mexico examines cancelling Braskem contract

Politics Regulation Energy

AMLO says government could rescind an ethane supply agreement with Pemex "if legally possible"

Argentina's bondholders prepare for 'serious haircut'

Asset Management Bonds Debt

With support from the IMF, the government prepares what is expected to be an "unfriendly" restructuring offer as payments loom, sources say

IMF calls Argentine debt "unsustainable"

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Mission suggests creditors accept a haircut so the country can return to paying its debts

Argentina's creditors brace for tough restructuring talks

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Economy minister says bondholders could be frustrated by the government's offer, while analyst say lax fiscal targets suggest a haircut is in store

Argentine debt crisis hits corporate borrowers

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Sovereign's decision to postpone local bond payment pushes up borrowing costs, but companies are still finding plenty of demand

Argentina postpones local bond payment

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government appears to take a harder stance with bondholders as it prepares to start restructuring its external debt

Moody's drops Ecuador to junk status

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Regulation

Rating agency cites heavy debt repayment schedule and resistance to reforms as reasons for the downgrade