Monday, 19 March 2018

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  • Oracle announces five-part US dollar bond: lead

    Ticker | 07 November 2017

    Oracle Corp has announced a five-part US dollar benchmark bond sale ahead of expected pricing on Tuesday, according to a lead bank.

  • Goldman hires new co-head of LatAm ECM

    Ticker | 06 November 2017

    Goldman Sachs has hired Facundo Vazquez as co-head of equity capital markets in Latin America, according to an internal email seen by IFR.

  • Nicolas Maduro

    Venezuela blindsides market with restructure call

    Top News | 03 November 2017

    Venezuela astonished markets and infuriated investors last week by announcing what is likely to be one of the largest and most complicated sovereign restructurings ever.

  • Venezuela bond prices sink on restructuring plan

    Ticker | 03 November 2017

    Prices on Venezuela bonds were sinking on Friday morning after President Nicolas Maduro announced that the country planned to restructure its foreign debt.

  • PDVSA says 2020 payment on its way

    Emerging Markets | 27 October 2017

    PDVSA bonds were rallying on Friday as markets bet that the Venezuelan state-owned oil company would narrowly miss a default after announcing it had begun a US$841.88m principal payment on amortising bonds that have a final maturity in 2020.

  • PDVSA logo

    PDVSA bonds sink as default fears mount

    Ticker | 26 October 2017

    PDVSA bonds tumbled Thursday on fears the Venezuelan oil company might fail to make a vital principal payment this week - and open the door to what could be an especially messy default.

  • Pemex

    Pemex's PMI launches US$700m revolver into syndication

    Ticker | 25 October 2017

    PMI, the oil trading subsidiary of Mexico’s Pemex, has launched into syndication a US$700m four-year senior unsecured revolving credit facility.

  • Workers stand in front of a drilling rig at an oil well operated by PDVSA

    PDVSA bonds rally on coupon payment talk

    Ticker | 24 October 2017

    PDVSA bonds rallied on Tuesday on talk that the Venezuelan oil company had made good on overdue coupon payments, easing default fears ahead of big principal payments due this week and next.

  • Nicolas Maduro

    Venezuela default probability increases amid coupon delays: BAML

    Ticker | 24 October 2017

    Venezuela will cover its debt servicing needs this year, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said in a report this week outlining its base case outlook scenario. But the probability of default has increased substantially after delays in coupon payments, the bank said.

  • Bankers see boom times in LatAm bond primaries

    Ticker | 20 October 2017

    Latin American bond issuance surged past last year’s levels this week, making 2017 the second-busiest year ever and putting the region on course to perhaps set a new record.