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Venezuela bondholders inch toward $50 billion debt default showdown

Apr 18 2018

LONDON/CARACAS Investors holding billions of dollars in defaulted Venezuelan bonds have formed at least one bondholder committee that is seeking a financial adviser, according to several sources familiar with the matter, in a sign they may be gearing up for a legal dispute.

Telefonica Brasil outlines aggressive expansion strategy

Mar 12 2018

NEW YORK Telefonica Brasil SA, the South American nation's largest telecommunications firm, is eyeing aggressive organic expansion in the next three years with a special focus on the country's fast-growing broadband segment, executives said on Monday.

Sprint plans to issue $1 billion of 2026 bonds: SEC filing

Feb 20 2018

NEW YORK (IFR) - Telecoms giant Sprint plans to issue $1 billion of 2026 bonds, according to an SEC filing released on Tuesday.

Big year ahead for ECM in Argentina

Jan 19 2018

(IFR) - This is shaping up as a banner year for equity capital markets in Argentina, where five companies going public in the first quarter are looking to raise a combined US$2.2bn.

Goldman hires new co-head of LatAm ECM

Nov 06 2017

NEW YORK (IFR) - Goldman Sachs has hired Facundo Vazquez as co-head of equity capital markets in Latin America, according to an internal email seen by IFR.

Petrobras sells $2 billion in bonds, replacing costlier debt

Sep 18 2017

SAO PAULO/NEW YORK State-controlled Petróleo Brasileiro SA raised $2 billion from the sale of seven- and 10-year securities, replacing more expensive shorter-dated bonds as it seeks to trim a debt burden that is the largest among major oil firms.

Venezuela bond prices fall on U.S. trading ban report

Aug 23 2017

NEW YORK Venezuela bond prices fell on Wednesday following a report that the U.S. government was considering a ban on trading in the country's debt, with some securities falling to their lowest in 18 months.

Venezuela bond prices fall on U.S. trading ban report

Aug 23 2017

NEW YORK, Aug 23 Venezuela bonds fell on Wednesday following a report the U.S. government was considering a ban on trading in the country's debt, with some securities touching their lowest in 18 months.

MOVES-Head of LatAm DCM leaves Scotiabank

Aug 17 2017

NEW YORK, Aug 17 (IFR) - Michael Schoen, Scotiabank's head of Latin America debt capital markets, has left the Canadian financial institution to work for a biotech firm, a source told IFR on Thursday.

Tesla bond generates interest from alternate market

Aug 10 2017

NEW YORK (IFR) - Electric-car pioneer Tesla is expected to price its debut unsecured junk bond on Friday, testing fixed-income investors' appetite for a company that has yet to generate any real cash flow.

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