Saturday, 24 February 2018

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  • Brazil's GOL to test market appetite

    Ticker | 30 November 2017

    GOL hopes investors will buy into its improving credit story as it looks to regain market access through a new bond and tender after several rough years for the Brazilian low-cost airline.

  • Brazil

    Cemig revives dollar bond after bank debt refinancing

    Ticker | 22 November 2017

    Brazilian power company Cemig has revived a US dollar bond after abandoning the transaction in May amid push-back from investors reluctant about exposure to the challenged credit.


    Venezuela credit event leaves investors in uncharted waters

    Top News | 17 November 2017

    Rating agencies and ISDA declared Venezuela in default last week, but with the sovereign continuing to pay debt, the situation for investors is anything but clear.

  • Nicolas Maduro

    Venezuela investor meeting more likely a PR exercise: economist

    Ticker | 14 November 2017

    In an investor call from Caracas on Tuesday, Torino Capital’s chief economist, Francisco Rodriguez, discussed his impression of Monday’s meeting with bondholders and his thoughts on what he heard from government officials on the ground.

  • Bahamas announces US dollar 11-year amortising bond

    Ticker | 14 November 2017

    The Bahamas has announced a benchmark US dollar 11-year amortising bond ahead of expected pricing on Tuesday, according to a lead on the deal.

  • Nicolas Maduro

    Investors braced for Venezuela credit event

    Top News | 10 November 2017

    Venezuela debt talks scheduled for this week are expected to be a bust as investors remain reluctant to fly to Caracas amid fears of repercussions from US sanctions, raising the prospects that a hard default could be on the cards.

  • Venezuela refinancing plan prioritizes import financing: report

    Ticker | 08 November 2017

    Venezuela faces major challenges to renegotiate external debt which will amount to US$141.8bn by year end as the government prioritizes import financing over debt payments, Moody’s said in a report on Tuesday.

  • 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.