Regulation

Brazil's Senate allows multilateral loans

Loans Debt Regulation

São Bernardo do Campos gets the go-ahead to borrow $80 mln from CAF, while Paraná receives permission to take $50 mln from IDB

Arteris hands back highway contract  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt Economy & Policy

Brazilian toll road operator returns the Autopista Fluminense in Rio de Janeiro for the federal government to put up for auction again

Brazil considers more toll road concessions

Project & Infrastructure Finance Coronavirus Economy & Policy

Infrastructure Ministry and national development bank BNDES prepare auctions for 15 highway projects, starting in 2022

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

Brookfield water subsidiary sets up debt sale in Brazil

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

BRK Ambiental plans to issue $76 mln in 18-month debentures after an $8.5 mln deal last month

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

Brazil pushes ahead with Santos port auctions  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy Regulation

Government releases bidding documents for two terminals ahead of an auction scheduled for late August

IDB contributes to SME relief in Ecuador  

Loans Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

DC-based development bank supplies $93.8 mln to bolster small businesses during the health crisis

Avianca seeks banruptcy protection in US court  

Debt Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Colombian airline says travel restrictions have caused revenues to plummet by more than 80% since mid-March

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

Fitch cuts Costa Rica to B rating  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American country faces "uncertain prospects" for economic growth and borrowing costs after the outbreak, rating agency says

Enjoy warns of missing payments

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds

Chilean casino operator says it cannot pay interest this month, including for its 2022 notes