PPU names new co-chair in Chile

People Chile Colombia

Marcelo Armas assumes the senior role from Juan Francisco Gutiérrez

Domestic M&A Deal of the Year - Grupo Argos

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Colombia

The Colombian conglomerate executed a novel strategic acquisition that left it well-positioned to participate in one of Latin America’s deepest infrastructure pipelines

Financing Innovation of the Year - Vista Oil & Gas

IPO M&A Mexico

The energy firm secured commitments from a wide array of investors to price an oversubscribed IPO and introduce a new asset class to Latin America

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

Awards: Deals of the Year 2017

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

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.

Visa, NovoPayment form partnership for fintech payment solutions

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Caribbean Central America

Pair launch their first project with a Colombian bank, speeding up transactions in the urban delivery space

Gilex Holding snares loan

Loans Debt Colombia

Colombian SPV secures $250m in debt from Goldman Sachs and Bladex

MUFG gears up for Latin America expansion

Bonds Asset Management Debt

John Koike, the regional head for Latin America at MUFG, discusses the Japanese bank's plans for the region in a one-on-one interview

Colombia joins pipeline as election looms

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer's declining economic fundamentals has investors hopeful of an attractive yield, sources say

Eight lenders emerge on loan to USAVflow

Debt Loans US

Six banks, two local investment funds make up the lenders of the five-year $150m loan to the purchaser of Avianca receivables

EPM obtains A/B loan for Ituango hydro plant

Loans Fixed Income Project & Infrastructure Finance

Colombian public utility gets $1bn from IDB Invest, KfW, CDPQ and a host of commercial lenders

Almacenes Exito receives three-year loan

Loans Colombia

Colombian retail holdco gets $450m in three-year debt, refinancing a facility from 2015

Avianca sells receivables

Structured Finance Costa Rica Colombia

Colombian airline snaps up $150m in exchange for future US receivables

EEB signs five-year syndicated loan

Colombia Fixed Income Debt

Colombian power company nets $749m in fresh financing to pay off outstanding 2021 bonds