Regulation

Brazil's central bank could cut rates below target  

Economy & Policy Regulation Coronavirus

Copom could lower the Selic to less than 2.25% to reduce the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, deputy governor says

Boeing files arbitration claim against Embraer  

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Regulation

US aircraft manufacturer backed out of $4.2 bln joint venture with the Brazilian company in April

Norte Energia debuts in Brazilian bond market

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Hydroelectric dam builder raises $134 mln in its first debt sale under Rule 476

Argentina extends debt negotiating deadline, could sweeten deal

Asset Management Bonds Debt

IMF says the country's current revised proposal would restore debt sustainability;

Colombia cuts rate to historic low  

Economy & Policy Regulation Barbados

Central bank sticks to a countercyclical monetary stance and lowers the benchmark by 50 bps to 2.75%

Triunfo, Porto Sudeste put off BNDES loan payments  

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Brazilian infrastructure company and port operator negotiate standstill agreements to ease financial pressure from the coronoavirus pandemic

Rumo looks to finance railroad expansion

Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian logistics company plans to raise $278 mln in the second quarter for the renewed Malha Paulista concession

CCR, Iguatemi come to Brazilian bond market

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Infrastructure company and mall operator raise $185 mln for working capital

Ambipar takes up IPO talk again  

IPO Equity Capital Markets

Brazilian environmental services group asks the local securities commission to reevaluate a planned share sale

Rumo renews railroad concession

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

Brazilian logistics company agrees to invest more than $1 bln to extend the Malha Paulista contract by 30 years

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

Televisa mulls options for Ocesa deal

M&A Regulation Mexico

Mexican media company says it could consider legal action after US promoter Live Nation pulls out of the acquisition

LATAM lands DIP financing  

Loans Debt Regulation

Chilean airlines gets $900 mln from three shareholders as it files for bankruptcy protection in a US court

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

Ecuador breaks off talks with Odebrecht

Regulation Project & Infrastructure Finance Ecuador

Government withdraws from negotiations after the Brazilian conglomerate says it cannot pay fines without access to frozen accounts