Regulation

DASA issues shares to fund acquisitions

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Latin America

Brazilian medical services company moves $586 mln in a re-IPO to cover its expansion plans

Light powers up new local notes

Debt Debenture Fixed Income

Rio-based electric utility plans to raise at least $150 mln to invest in its distribution network

S&P expects fewer foreign bidders in Brazil's next concession auctions

Credit Ratings S&P Global Economy & Policy

But rating agency still sees "sufficient" investor appetite due to financing conditions and the infrastructure gap

Gildemeister plans to file for bankruptcy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean car dealer skips an interest payment and blames the high exchange rate, civil unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic for its pedicament

Paraguay borrows from IDB for public services

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Economy & Policy Debt

South American nation gets $250 mln to increase transparency and combat money laundering

Equatorial Energia takes CEEE-D as only bidder

Economy & Policy Debt M&A

Brazilian power company assumes $1.24 bln in debt as part of the acquisition

Brazil approves WhatsApp payment services

Economy & Policy Brazil United States

Central bank allows money transfer between users but still evaluates service for purchases from merchants

FEATURE: Brazil's IPO market heats up despite volatility

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Stock market braces for another rush of offerings before the end of April even as the Ibovespa retreats from January's record high

Brazil govt nominates new Eletrobras CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Latin America

Rodrigo Limp steps in at the state-owned power company, despite other recommendations from US consulting firm

Allied sets price range for IPO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Advent-controlled tech company could raise $90 mln if it prices the offering in the middle

Kalunga, Rodobens cancel IPOs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Brazilian office supplies chain and auto finance group call off market debuts amid ongoing volatility

Ubook registers for IPO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Brazilian audiobook company plans to raise capital for acquisitions as software developer LG sets the target range for its own IPO

Cosan puts priority on Raízen IPO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy IPO Equity

Brazilian sugar and ethanol company expects to list shares in the biofuels JV with Shell "within the next few months," CFO says

Braskem faces payment probe in Mexico

Mexico Brazil United States

Brazilian petchem company hires a US law firm to investigate allegations related to a joint venture with Idesa

Globo refutes sales rumors

M&A Regulation Brazil

J&F and BTG Pactual also deny any role in a deal for the largest mass media company in South America