Regulation

Mater Dei, Blau launch IPOs in weakened market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Brazilian healthcare group Mater Dei sees its shares fall after its market debut as pharmaceutical company Blau prices a reduced offering below target

Petrobras reopens bidding for LNG terminal

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Equity

Brazil's state-owned oil company also approves the appointment of its new CEO

Sequoia adds funds in follow-on

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Capital Markets

Brazilian logistics company moves $160 mln in a share sale six months after pricing its IPO below target

PetroRecôncavo sets IPO price range

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Brazilian oil and gas company aims to raise up to $328 mln and use the proceeds to acquire assets from Petrobras

BV abandons IPO again

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy IPO Equity

Brazilian banking JV calls off its planned market debut for a second time due to unfavorable market conditions

Brazil court grants Samarco bankruptcy protection

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Debenture

Ruling shields the Vale-BHP Billiton joint venture from debt claims in the US and Brazil

Brazil, BNDES pocket $2 bln for Vale debentures

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

Federal government and national development bank offload the mining company's debt in the secondary market

Ânima approves debt sale for Laureate buy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Debenture

Brazilian for-profit education company plans to issue $438 mln in debentures to finance its acquisition of the US group's local assets

Brazil receives one bid for FIOL railroad concession

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Bahia-based miner Bamin meets the minimum asking price in an auction for the 35-year concession

Brazil’s economy to 'bounce back' by mid-year, minister says

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Debt

Economy Minister Paulo Guedes says a vaccination program could help the economy get going again in the second half

LG puts off IPO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity IPO

Brazilian software developer delays its market debut due to adverse market conditions

DASA issues shares to fund acquisitions

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Latin America

Brazilian medical services company moves $586 mln in a re-IPO to cover its expansion plans

Light powers up new local notes

Debt Debenture Fixed Income

Rio-based electric utility plans to raise at least $150 mln to invest in its distribution network

S&P expects fewer foreign bidders in Brazil's next concession auctions

Credit Ratings S&P Global Economy & Policy

But rating agency still sees "sufficient" investor appetite due to financing conditions and the infrastructure gap

Gildemeister plans to file for bankruptcy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean car dealer skips an interest payment and blames the high exchange rate, civil unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic for its pedicament