Latest Latin America news

  • Suzano finds momentum to encourage Lat Am

    Latin American DCM bankers are hoping that Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano Papel e Celulose gave the market the fillip it needed as the borrower enjoyed smooth execution on a surprise outing on Monday.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • Kaltex slashed amid pressing liquidity concerns

    Soft demand and higher costs continue to hit Grupo Kaltex, leading Standard & Poor’s to downgrade the Mexican textiles company to B- last week and maintain the bonds on negative outlook.

    • 17 Sep 2018
  • More Latin LM expected as issuers offer liquidity

    Syndicate bankers say more Latin American issuers could follow Argentine oil and gas company YPF and Brazilian state-owned bank BNDES in buying back existing bonds as low dollar prices make tenders attractive and can provide investors with liquidity.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • Barbados bondholders set to fight restructuring

    Owners of Barbados’s international bonds are set to put up resistance to the sovereign’s restructuring plans, complaining that they have had poor communication from the defaulted government.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • Hints of new deals to test Lat Am buyers

    Some emerging markets (EM) syndicate bankers in New York are daring to dream that there could be new issuance from Latin America next week, but several buy-side players are less than enthusiastic at the prospect of new deals.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • Mexican non-bank lender to visit Switzerland

    With dollar markets requiring hefty concessions for Latin American issuers, the only new issue activity from the region since early July has arrived in the form of Santander Chile’s Swiss franc trade at the beginning of the month.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • Mexico City backs green bond declaration

    Mexico City on Wednesday became the largest city — and first city in Latin America — to sign the green bond pledge, a declaration seeking to encourage governments and companies to use green finance.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • Brazilian banks almost at covered bond starting line

    As the market waits for Brazilian banks to launch the first covered bonds out of the country, market participants from the country say it provides the lenders with a useful new instrument. But whether they can reach investment grade status in euros or dollars depends on currency risk mitigation, according to a Moody’s official.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • Barbados bondholders stumped by lack of progress

    Owners of Barbados’ international bonds on Tuesday issued a scathing rebuke to the government’s restructuring process, in response to the island nation’s domestic debt exchange.

    • 12 Sep 2018
  • Natixis nabs Lat Am economist from Nomura

    French bank Natixis has hired Benito Berber as chief economist for Latin America as it builds out its platform in the region.

    • 12 Sep 2018

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 40,499.39 191 9.32%
2 HSBC 36,519.72 244 8.40%
3 JPMorgan 28,132.84 143 6.47%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 25,836.92 171 5.94%
5 Deutsche Bank 22,472.69 84 5.17%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 11,343.89 36 17.40%
2 HSBC 7,749.23 19 11.89%
3 JPMorgan 6,193.00 31 9.50%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,950.19 7 9.13%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,241.86 18 6.51%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 15,401.09 51 11.12%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 14,417.25 55 10.41%
3 JPMorgan 12,251.55 51 8.85%
4 Deutsche Bank 11,339.91 28 8.19%
5 HSBC 9,803.17 45 7.08%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 4,408.94 25 13.88%
2 ING 2,837.58 22 8.93%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 2,397.03 10 7.54%
4 MUFG 1,904.23 9 5.99%
5 Credit Suisse 1,802.80 1 5.67%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 AXIS Bank 5,675.91 108 23.02%
2 HDFC Bank 3,047.13 67 12.36%
3 Trust Investment Advisors 2,780.09 93 11.27%
4 ICICI Bank 1,869.54 64 7.58%
5 AK Capital Services Ltd 1,578.55 73 6.40%