Monday, 11 December 2017

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  • Petrobras

    LatAm junk volumes hit new first-half high: Moody's

    Ticker | 24 July 2017

    High-yield bond issuance from Latin America hit US$13.4bn in the first half of this year, a record high for that period, with Petrobras alone accounting for 64% of the volume in Q2, according to a Moody’s report released on Monday.

  • Commuters travel in a Metrocable cabin in Caracas

    Venezuela bonds suffer week-long slide

    Ticker | 21 July 2017

    Venezuela bonds were ending the week dramatically lower on Friday as the government comes under pressure at home and abroad to abandon plans to rewrite the constitution.

  • Abilio Diniz, the third largest Carrefour shareholder, attends the company's IPO at the Sao Paulo Stock Exchange

    Carrefour spins off Brazil unit with IPO

    Top News | 21 July 2017

    French retailer Carrefour spun off its Brazilian unit last week in the region’s biggest IPO in four years, bucking the trend of bad news in a country mired in a corruption scandal.

  • Argentina Flag

    Argentina bonds for sale to pay money owed Total

    Ticker | 19 July 2017

    Citigroup on Tuesday offered US$200m of Argentina bonds for sale as part of an arbitration agreement to help settle the sovereign’s obligations to French oil company Total.

  • Peru sells US$3.1bn-equivalent 2032 sol bond

    Ticker | 18 July 2017

    Peru has raised about US$3.08bn-equivalent in the international capital markets through a S10bn 2032 bond at a 6.15% yield.

  • ,Peruvian soldiers marching

    Peru sets IPTs on debut Euroclearable sol trade

    Ticker | 17 July 2017

    Peru pulled the trigger Monday on a debut Euroclearable local currency 2032 bond, adding to the growing list of countries using this format to lure investors into their domestic markets.

  • PDVSA postpones bond investor calls

    Emerging Markets | 14 July 2017

    Venezuela’s PDVSA has postponed bond investor calls scheduled for last week, in yet another misstep by the cash-strapped oil company battling to meet debt payments.

  • The Argentina congress building in Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires province's first euro bond in 15 years sees demand

    Ticker | 14 July 2017

    The Province of Buenos Aires sold its first euro trade in over 15 years on Thursday - a €500m 5.5-year bond - after securing an order book that was over six times covered.

  • Brazil bonds take another leg up on Lula conviction

    Ticker | 12 July 2017

    Brazil bonds got another shot in the arm Wednesday on news that former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had been convicted on corruption charges.

  • Pemex launches US$5bn bond tap

    Ticker | 11 July 2017

    Mexico’s Pemex has launched a US$5bn tap of two outstanding bonds after order books peaked at around US$14bn, a lead on the deal told IFR.