Politics

Brazil authorizes new tender for Viracopos

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

President Jair Bolsonaro signs a decree for the government to auction the airport concession for a second time

Bondholders accept late payments from Suriname

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Holders of 83% of the sovereign issuer's 2023 notes give the country a year if it gets a loan from the IMF

LatAm, Caribbean is 'new COVID-19 epicenter'  

Coronavirus Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Government actions have relieved pressure, but high informality and low preparedness are hindering the region's response, IMF says

Brazil blocks WhatsApp payment service

Regulation Politics Telecoms

Central Bank and anti-trust agency CADE say they need time to evaluate competitive aspects

El Salvador lands more IDB funding  

Loans Coronavirus Debt

Central America's most densely populated country gets $250 mln to address the health and economic effects of COVID-19

Argentina to seize struggling Vicentín

M&A Politics Argentina

State-backed YPF will run the company as a benchmark for agriculture commodity prices

Argentina expects last-minute debt deal  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Economy minister says there is still room to improve the offer as a deadline approaches on Friday

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

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

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

Buenos Aires province misses deadline for bond payment

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Province continues with restructuring talks, but risks triggering an acceleration clause on its dollar bonds

Bondholders urge Buenos Aires province to conduct 'meaningful' talks

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Province responds by asking creditors for a "plausible" counteroffer

Chile tries to stabilize local financial markets  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Central Bank says it will use an IMF credit line to underpin the banking sector during the coronavirus pandemic

Buenos Aires province seeks $500 mln for coronavirus response  

Coronavirus Bonds Loans

Argentina's largest province submits bill to raise funds from multilateral lenders and sell peso-denominated bonds

Argentina puts off restructuring deadline  

Bonds Asset Management Debt

Federal government says it is open to hearing alternatives as it delays the due date by two weeks