News

Nextel gets backing for wireless network

08 November 2007

Brazilian telecoms operator Nextel Telecomunicações has received a loan to boost its wireless capabilities.

Arias & Muñoz and Cordero run first PPP in Costa Rica

08 November 2007

A group of real estate developers are financing the construction of an aqueduct in Costa Rica, marking the first country’s first ever public-private partnership.

Pesquera Hayduk bounces back

08 November 2007

Peruvian fishing group Pesquera Hayduk has secured financing to pay off its bankruptcy debts and buy one of its rivals.

Waste disposal group moves into Latin America

08 November 2007

Ros Roca Group, a Spanish producer of waste equipment, is entering Latin America by buying a share in the region’s market leader.

Plastics arbitration settled

08 November 2007

A complex contract arbitration between Mexican and Canadian companies in the plastics industry has been settled, according to sources familiar with the dispute.

Aeroméxico sold in unexpected bidding war

06 November 2007

A group of private investors led by Banamex is buying Mexico’s loss-making airline Aeroméxico, winning the first unsolicited bidding war ever fought for a company in Mexico.

Gerdau funds Chaparral purchase

06 November 2007

Brazilian steel producer Gerdau has placed bonds worth US$1 billion on international capital markets

Construtora Tenda builds for the future

06 November 2007

Brazilian housing company Construtora Tenda has raised over US$334 million in an IPO.

ICJ allocates valuable sea territory

06 November 2007

The International Court of Justice in The Hague has settled a long running maritime border dispute between Honduras and Nicaragua that brought the country to the brink of war in 1999.

Maxcom launches on global markets

06 November 2007

Mexican telecommunications provider Maxcom Telecomunicaciones has raised US$310 million in an IPO on international and local stock markets.