Regulation

Brazil's central bank suggests lower rates to come

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Regulation

Selic could end the year at 5.5% as inflation runs at "comfortable levels," monetary policy committee says

Guatemala, El Salvador to list sovereign bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Guatemala's finance ministry will offer $13m in treasury notes to Salvadoran investors in the coming weeks

IDB reviews Colombia loans

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

Regional development bank could provide $600m for healthcare, water and tax collection

Odebrecht to resume talks with banks this week

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Brazilian conglomerate will return to the negotiation table for the first time since it declared bankruptcy in June

Bardella files for bankruptcy

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian industrial equipment manufacturer has accumulated $102m in unpaid debts

BNDES cuts lending

Economy & Policy Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

Loan approvals fall 39% in the first half of the year as disbursements decline 9%

Mexico lightens load with new notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Finance ministry reduces debt payments for the next seven years after printing $3.56bn in cross-border bonds

Mexico could lower rates

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Loans

Economist expects Banxico to shave 50bp off the benchmark rate this year

Politics, trade tensions stifle M&A in Mexico

M&A Economy & Policy Regulation

Number of deals drops 30% in the first five months of the year, according to TTR

Vale outlines Brumadinho investments

Regulation Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Brazil

Brazilian miner plans to spend $468m at the site of a dam collapse, including up to $130m this year

Talk of US rate cut boosts LatAm bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Corporate issuers that have stayed on the sidelines could set off a flurry of activity in the cross-border market, banker says

Panama expects jump in infra loans

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Economy & Policy

Project finance deals will return as the new government revives a dormant pipeline

GEB, Enel spat hits Electricaribe sale

M&A Energy Electricity

Differences keep the jointly owned Codensa out of the bidding process for now

Brazil's central bank hints at rate cuts

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Regulation

Monetary policy committee could lower the Selic if the government makes cuts to social security, analyst says

Espírito Santo forms new funds

Funds Economy & Policy Energy

State government will use revenue from oil and gas exploration to create infrastructure and sovereign wealth funds