LatAm rests on high but viral risks linger

By Oliver West
13 Feb 2020

The final Latin American corporate deal before a hiatus for the earnings blackout period showed that borrowers were benefiting from volatility related to Covid-19, the official name of the coronavirus outbreak. However, a prolonged scare could bring negative consequences.

Brazilian hospital operator Rede D’Or became the third Latin American company in a week to tap recently issued bonds on Monday, as a rally in US Treasuries continued to improve fundraising conditions.

With third quarter numbers going stale on February 12, and most LatAm companies slower than their US ...

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