Daily Brief

Jun 18, 2018 Issue

Market measures Duque victory in Colombia

Economy & Policy Colombia

Alberto Carrasquilla is expected to get his old job back as finance minister

IFC funds Córdoba ring road

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans

HSBC, BBVA and Santander join the multilateral lender in a $300m facility

ACS, Mitsui finance desal plant in Chile

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Chile

Spanish-Japanese JV turns to 11 banks for a 17-year, $560m package to finance a water supply project for BHP's Spence copper mine

Brazil schedules sale of Eletrobras distribution units

M&A Economy & Policy Energy

BNDES issues the tender documents for the six companies and programs the auction for July 26

AdP gets BBVA loan

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Peru

Peruvian concessionaire receives $30m to finance investments in 12 regional airports

Cabinet shakeup in Argentina raises concerns about cenbank independence

Economy & Policy Argentina

IMF will only approve disbursements of a three-year, $50bn loan after a review on Wednesday

IEnova plans share buyback

Equity Funds

Mexican energy firm forms a fund for up to $250m to purchase its own stock on the BMV

Crédito Real asks IDB for SME financing

Loans Brazil

Mexican lender seeks $50m for loans to women-led small businesses

Fonplata lends to Argentina

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Argentina

Bolivia-based development bank approves $42m in financing for two projects

BRF names former Petrobras CEO to top post

People Brazil

Brazilian fill the vacant position and also names new COO

LyondellBasell, Odebrecht talk Braskem deal

M&A Brazil

Dutch chemical company and Brazilian builder will not make more announcements unless they reach a deal