Ecopetrol gets $3bn bond approval

Colombia’s finance ministry has approved international bond issuance of up to $3bn for the country’s largest oil company, Ecopetrol.

  • By Mark Baker
  • 14 Aug 2013

Baa2/BBB/BBB- rated Ecopetrol, which is 88.5%-owned by the government, will still have to gain approval from the ministry each time it decides to come to the market.

Ecopetrol last tapped the international bond markets in December 2010, raising Ps1tr ($531m) in the largest ever global Colombian peso corporate ...

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