Telecoms

Telefónica converts preferred shares in Brazil

Capital Markets Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Spanish telco's local business extends voting rights to all shareholders

StoneCo sweetens offer to win over Linx shareholders

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

Brazilian payments processing company increases the cash payment by $50.5 mln to convince 63% of Linx's owners

Oi earmarks 70% of capex for fiber optic unit in 2021

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Brazilian telco plans to announce the sale of a stake in InfraCo in the first quarter next year

Global, WOM prep bond programs

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Chilean lender and mobile phone company plan to tap local investors for fresh financing

Copel auctions off broadband business

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

State-run utility company sells its telecommunications division to a local investment fund for $442 mln

Brazil's Odata looks for loan for Mexican investment

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Loans

Pátria-backed data center company turns to commercial and multilateral lenders to finance half a $100 mln project

Warburg Pincus invests in Brazilian messaging app

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Funds

US private equity firm leads $100 mln first round of financing for Take Blip

Rio court sets Oi restructuring deadline

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Bankruptcy judge gives the Brazilian telco 12 months to complete the process

Linx accepts merger with StoneCo

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A

Brazilian software company will ask shareholders to approve the offer on November 17

Telecom refinances IDB, IFC loans  

Bonds Debt Loans

Argentine telecom extends repayments on $1.25 bln in loans and prepays 15%

ATP adds to local loans

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

US private equity-backed telecom infrastructure company borrows another $170 mln for its subsidiaries in Chile, Colombia and Peru

Moody's see negative outlook for LatAm telecoms

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

EBITDA is forecast to fall this year as capex keeps rising, rating agency says

Telecom ties up bond swap

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine telecom convinces bondholders to exchange 2021 notes for 2025 notes with a higher rate

Liberty lines up financing for Telefónica deal in Costa Rica

M&A Loans Debt

US-based telecom says it will use credit from VTR and local loans to cover the all-cash transaction for $500 mln

Brazil's big three raise stakes for Oi mobile

M&A Telecoms Brazil

Claro, TIM and Vivo present an improved offer for $3.2 bln in a bidding battle against Highline