Regulation

TNG calls for 'rethink' as retailer tries to restructure debt

Commerce Retail shopping Regulation

Other Brazilian retailers seek protection from creditors as they are caught in the pandemic quagmire

Wilson Sons announces plans for Novo Mercado listing

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Capital Markets

Brazilian port logistics company plans to close its holding company in Bermuda and swap its BDRs for shares on the B3 stock exchange

Marisa moves to combine financial services

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil Technology

Brazilian department store plans to group its payment and credit card services under the name MBank

CPFL unit raises debt

Debenture Debt Energy

RGE Sul returns to the local bond market after two years with $127 mln in new 10-year notes

Eletrobras takes step closer to privatization

Economy & Policy Politics Regulation

Brazil's Senate has one month to approve a presidential decree for a capital increase in the state-owned power company

Chile unveils new road concession

Project & Infrastructure Finance Toll Road M&A

Public works ministry gives bidders until August 30 to present bids for the $35 mln project

Brazilian banks accuse critics of acting in 'bad faith'

Politics ESG Green Washing

Febraban says its members are serious about their commitments to green financing in the country

Taesa raises debt for power lines

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian electricity transmission company prints $142 mln in a two-part deal to pay off debt from the Ivaí and São Pedro transmission lines

Brazilian banks face criticism for silence on environment bill

Politics ESG Green Washing

Febraban counters that its members will be required to demand proof of environmental licensing before granting loans

Copel outlines infra bonds for Voltalia deal

M&A Debenture Debt

Paraná state power company plans to issue tax-exempt notes by November this year to fund part of a $201 mln acquisition, CEO says

CSN cement unit files for IPO

IPO Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian steelmaker announces plans to list shares in CSN Cimentos three months after the stock market debut of its mining division

Brazil's central bank forecasts rate hike in June

Bonds Economy & Policy Fixed Income

Copom expects to increase the Selic to 4.25% as it tries to get inflation under control

C&A sizes up debt deal in Brazil

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Debenture

Brazilian subsidiary of European clothing retailer plans to issue $93 mln in debentures in the local market

Colombia's ratings come under pressure from lack of tax reform

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Sovereign issuer has little time to renegotiate a tax reform bill that will preserve its investment-grade status

PetroRecôncavo prices IPO, CM Hospitalar cancels offering

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Brazilian oil and gas company moves $219 mln in a deal that prices below target, while the medical materials company cancels its planned market debut