Regulation

Brazil lifts suspension of WhatsApp payment service

Regulation Telecoms Brazil

Anti-trust agency CADE determines the partnership between Facebook and Cielo does not limit consumer choices

IDB funds COVID-19 recovery in T&T  

Coronavirus Loans Debt

DC-based development bank grants $100 mln for the Caribbean nation to deal with the health crisis

Aeroméxico talks DIP financing  

Debt Regulation Coronavirus

Mexican carrier becomes the third airline in Latin America to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a US court

Via Varejo issues local notes

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian retailer follows a recent share sale with a two-part debt deal for $274 mln

Famsa files for Chapter 11 protection  

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Mexican retail group says it has enough cash on hand to remain open as it restructures its 2020 bonds

LatAm, Caribbean is 'new COVID-19 epicenter'  

Coronavirus Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Government actions have relieved pressure, but high informality and low preparedness are hindering the region's response, IMF says

Brazil blocks WhatsApp payment service

Regulation Politics Telecoms

Central Bank and anti-trust agency CADE say they need time to evaluate competitive aspects

Aura Minerals sizes share offering in Brazil

Equity Capital Markets IPO

Toronto-listed mining company could raise up to $210 mln from the sale of Brazilian depositary receipts in July

Aeroméxico mulls restructuring options

Debt Mexico US

Mexican airline says it is looking for more financing to avoid service disruptions

Chile looks to give central bank more tools for COVID-19 response  

Coronavirus Economy & Policy Capital Markets

Bill in Congress allows the central bank to buy debt issued by the treasury in the secondary market

Villacero to take over Altos Hornos

M&A Debt Regulation

Mexican steelmaker is expected to spend up to $300 mln to absorb its bankrupt rival

Brazil's central bank sees little room for more rate cuts

Economy & Policy Regulation Capital Markets

Monetary policy committee lowers the benchmark Selic rate to 2.25%, but says any coming cuts "should be small"

Phoenix Tower, Raízen sell debt in Brazil

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

US-based mobile phone tower company issues $92 mln in debentures, while Shell-Cosan ethanol JV earns $33 mln for a CRA deal

Vale settles Samarco suit in New York

Equity Capital Markets Regulation

Brazilian miner agrees to pay $25 mln to US investors for losses tied to dam collapse in 2015

Colombia revises rules for 5G road concessions

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

ANI replaces periodic top-up payments with annual revenue support, but lenders are expected to seek more guarantees