Telecoms

Digicel moves closer to upgrade with asset sale

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Upgrade

Jamaica-based telco plans to pay off 2024 and 2025 bonds with $1.4 bln in proceeds from the sale of Digicel Pacific, according to Moody's

Gtd gets syndicated loan

Loans Telecoms Chile

Chilean telco holding company borrows $234 mln from seven banks to refinance debt and cover investments

Transtelco delays Maxcom acquisition

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Bonds

US telco gives shareholders and bondholders until November 5 to agree to tender offers

Telefónica sells mobile phone unit in El Salvador

M&A Telecoms Mobile

Spanish telco gets $144 mln from UK-based fund General International Telecom for its 60% stake in Telefónica El Salvador

Oi deal could lead to more private equity in infrastructure

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A

BTG's acquisition of the telco's fiber optics business with GIC and GlobeNet could be a catalyst for similar deals in Brazil, lawyer says

América Móvil creates telco tower business

Central America Latin America South America

Mexican telco forms Sitios Latinoamérica to hold 36,000 telco towers in 15 countries in Latin America

América Móvil, Liberty agree to merger in Chile

M&A Equity Telecoms

Mexican and US telcos plan to form a 50-50 joint venture by the second half of next year

ICE expects to price SLBs this week

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Costa Rican electric utility begins calling investors to pitch new 10-year bonds

Millicom taps bonds for swap

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Nasdaq-listed telco agrees to exchange $336 mln in 2031 bonds for outstanding 2026 notes

Liberty unit buys Claro in Panama

Debt Funds Loans

CWP will finance the $200 mln acquisition with cash flow and local bank loans

Totalplay dials in bond market return

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Mexican telco company raises $600 mln in its second cross-border debt deal to cover investments and pay off debt

Entel issues SLBs for buyback

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean telco prints $800 mln in 11-year bonds to fund green investments and repurchase its 2024 and 2026 notes

Millicom dials up tap for bond swap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Nasdaq-listed telco plans to reopen its 2031 bonds in an exchange for its 2026 notes

Three more issuers join queue for September bond sale

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

SQM, Totalplay and Saavi book trips to the international debt market as a recent lull comes to an end

Altán Redes borrows from shareholders

Debt Funds Loans

Mexican broadband network PPP gets a $50 mln loan to meet its financial commitments during bankruptcy