Regulation

Drugstore, drugmaker issue debentures in Brazil

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Bradesco BBI arranges debt sales by Drogaria São Paulo and Blau Farmacêutica in the local market

Caixa, Sebrae open credit line for small businesses  

Loans Economy & Policy Debt

Brazilian savings banks and small business association make $1.4 bln available

Argentina's restructuring offer could push it to default  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Analysts say bondholders may reject the proposal, but add there is still leeway for negotiations

Moody's casts negative view on Brazil's banking sector  

Bonds Capital Markets Fixed Income

Rating agency sees credit costs rising on slow economy and higher unemployment

Mexico and Pemex credit ratings cut by Moody's and Fitch  

Capital Markets Fixed Income Energy

Fitch Ratings also downgrades CFE, IEnova and Cometa following the recent cut in Mexico's sovereign ratings

Argentina proposes 62% cut in interest payments  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government's offer to restructure foreign-law bonds also calls for a three-year grace period

Mexico increases small business loans

Economy & Policy Loans Debt

Government plans to begin disbursing the loans on May 4, AMLO says

EDF faces uncertainty with wind project in Mexico

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Energy

French utility had sought $300 mln in financing for the long-delayed project

Brazil treasury secretary sees 'aggressive' return to markets in second half  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Capital Markets

Government plans to speed up privatizations and concessions after the crisis, Mansueto Almeida says

Argentina files to sell $52 bln in fresh debt  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Government says it could issue new notes to refinance, repurchase or retire local and foreign bonds

Taesa, DASA issues local notes

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian power company raises $86 mln in debt, while the medical services firm places $69 mln in new notes

Brazil drafts aid package for states and cities  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Structured Finance

Chamber of Deputies earmarks $15.5 bln to make up for lost tax revenues during the coronavirus outbreak

Ecuador pleads for liquidity relief from creditors  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Financing gap expands to $3.4 bln as the country reels from the coronavirus outbreak and the fall in oil prices, finance minister says

Triunfo hands back toll road concession

Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt Regulation

Brazilian infrastructure company blames weak economy and change in federal government's financing policies

Argentina to announce debt restructuring soon  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

President Fernández says deal could be tougher than expected due to the impact of the coronavirus on the country's finances