Enel focuses on Luz del Sur

M&A Energy Electricity

US energy company Sempra could be in a hurry to sell its utility business in Peru before the government enacts a new M&A law, source says

Citgo's ratings buckle under PDVSA pressure

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Bonds

Houston-based refiner faces a downgrade as change-in-control risk compounds rising refinancing risks, source says

Houston firm ponders Venezuela fund

M&A Energy Gas

Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co confirms it is considering a $3bn fund for distressed oil assets

Tax cuts spur investments in Colombia

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Economy is also on pace to grow 3.5% this year, central bank governor says

Investors eye upcoming issues

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Bond buyers set their sights on planned cross-border sales by Costa Rica and AES Gener

Klabin comes with more CRAs

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian paper company will sell debentures to support $260m in agribusiness receivables certificates

Unidas, Sanepar prep debt sales

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian car rental agency aims to raise $260m from a three-part deal, while the Paran√° state water company looks to earn $90m from local notes

JCR rates Chile

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Finance minister says new investment-grade rating is proof of Asian interest in Chile

Azul offers to buy Avianca Brasil assets

M&A Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian airline could spend $105m for 30 airplanes, 70 pairs of slots and an operating certificate

S&P could drop PDVSA

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Rating agency does not have access to the Venezuelan state-owned oil company's financial statements, source says

Restoque designs debenture return

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Brazilian clothing company aims to raise $117m from the sale of three- and four-year notes

Brazil sees spike in infra bonds

Debenture Debt Capital Markets

Debenture activity could jump 50% in Q2 as developers look to bankroll concessions, source says

Brazil allows BW Offshore to buy oilfield

M&A Regulation Energy

Norwegian FPSO operator will move into E&P by buying the Maromba field from Petrobras and Chevron

Mexico makes stops in UK, Germany

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Sovereign issuer will meet investors in London, Frankfurt and Munich on a non-deal roadshow, source says

CCR settles corruption charges

Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance Regulation

Brazilian infrastructure company signs a $195m agreement with federal prosecutors