Capital Markets

Quasi-Sovereign Bond of the Year - Petroperú

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

The state-owned Peruvian petroleum company attracted international investors with its first cross-border bond, achieving favorable pricing

Corporate High-Grade Bond of the Year - Sigma Alimentos

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Shrugging off concerns over NAFTA, the issuer emphasized the viability of its Spanish division to attract European investors

Corporate High-Yield Bond of the Year - Klabin

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

The Brazilian company ends a three-year absence from the international bond markets with a well-received green bond

Sovereign Liability Management Deal of the Year & Local Currency Bond of the Year - Uruguay

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

The country’s first nominal fixed-rate global bond in local currency paved the way for Uruguay to fund itself entirely in pesos in 2017

Corporate Liability Management of the Year - Petrobras

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

The state-owned company uses a well-timed bond sale to keep chipping away at its debt load

Follow-On Offering of the Year & Private Equity Deal of the Year - IEnova

Equity Capital Markets Mexico

IEnova’s share price soared after announcing its follow-on offering, while a concerted effort to grow renewable power saw it snap up Mexico’s largest wind complex

Bond House of the Year - JPMorgan

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Latin American issuers surpassed all expectations in the cross-border bond market last year, with 2017 breaking the record from 2015

Loan House of the Year & Investment Bank of the Year - Citi

Loans Bonds Debt

The US lender doubled down on its commitment to Latin America and led the way in the loans, bond and stock markets

Awards: Deals of the Year 2017

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Mexico roundtable: Gearing up

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

With presidential elections on the horizon and the future of NAFTA uncertain, Mexico’s economy faces potential headwinds at the start of 2018. LatinFinance convened a gro...

Markets applaud Chile's election results

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

After a decisive election victory, Sebastián Piñera has promised to unlock an investment logjam and revitalize Chile’s sluggish economy. Once again, he has the global eco...

Using project bonds to finance construction risk

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

The potential for infrastructure developers to tap into better-equipped institutional investors and issue bonds for greenfield projects shows progress and promise.

Mexico's new stock exchange prepares for debut

Capital Markets Equity IPO

Mexico will have a second stock exchange in 2018, with promises to unlock fundraising options for more businesses in the country. But skeptics wonder if forming a new mar...

Investment banks prepare for better days

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

As the transaction pipeline grows, investment banks in Brazil and Argentina see tighter races for mandates and a squeeze on fees. But simply hiring more staff may not be ...

LatAm equity markets heat up again

Capital Markets Equity Funds

A turnaround in the equity markets of Brazil and Argentina has set the stage for a transformational 2018. With economic reforms on the horizon, companies are telling inve...