Special purpose vehicle Lima Metro Line 2 Finance II (LML2F2L) has upsized its Series 2019-1 notes issue due 2036 to US$563.175m from US$539.3m and priced them at par to yield 4.35%.
Local solar energy and infrastructure company Ergon Peru has closed the private placement of Green bonds to refinance a project finance loan from 2018 and help pay for the installation of solar schemes in rural areas.
Cernambi Sul MV24, which owns FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba - MV24, a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel deployed in Brazil’s Lula-Iracema oilfield, has hired banks for a potentially US$1.1bn project bond issue.
Canadian Solar secured a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 51MW solar scheme in Minas Gerais in the recently held A-4 auction, it said in a statement.
Chile’s Transportation & Telecommunications Ministry and development bank CAF have opened a tender to find a company to complete a feasibility study for a 24,000km trans-Pacific submarine cable known as Puerta Digital Asia-Sudamérica.
Canada-based Leagold Mining Corporation has closed a US$400m debt deal that will be put toward refinancing existing debt and funding construction of the expansion of its Los Filos gold mine in Mexico and the Santa Luz gold mine in Brazil.
Brennand Investimentos has tapped German giant Siemens Gamesa to provide turbines for the combined 94MW Arizona and Honorato wind farms in Bahia.
Major mining company Anglo American has signed a deal with Italy’s Enel that will see it source all its power in Chile from renewables by 2021.
The US$2.5bn project financing of the Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (QB2) copper mine in northern Chile is expected to close in the third quarter, according to majority stakeholder Teck. First borrowing is expected in late 2019.
The government of the Peruvian capital Lima is looking to cancel a concession contract for the management of the LAMSAC public-private partnership toll road in the city with Vinci Highways after rejecting a proposal to lower toll rates.
Ecuador is looking to join the renewable energy auction fray and will launch its solicitation at the end of July, according to reports.
Local independent power producer Genneia has landed a potentially US$70m syndicated loan backing the 151MW Parque Eolico Puerto Madryn II (PEM II) wind farm in Chubut.
Private equity group Actis Capital will buy the 137MW Babilônia wind farm from Portugal’s EDP Renováveis (EDPR) for R$650m (US$171.5m).
EDP Transmissão is looking to issue R$800m (US$212.8m) in bonds maturing in July 2039 backing the 375km, 500kv Estreito-Cachoeira Paulista transmission line.
Power group YPF Luz has landed a US$400m, seven-year bond issue priced with a 10% coupon to yield 10.25%. The issue price was 98.772.
The Mirador mining project in southern Ecuador has begun operating as years of government promotion of the mining sector seem set to finally pay dividends.
Local independent power producer Genneia has signed a US$131m long-term financing backing the combined 141MW Chubut Norte III & IV wind farms.
Australia’s Oz Minerals has completed a pre-feasibility study at its low-cost, open-pit CentroGold mine in Carajas with construction costs estimated at US$155m.
Canada’s Innergex Renewable Energy and partner Energia Llaima are looking to land a private placement long-term financing backing a portfolio of hydro projects across Chile, according to sources.
State-run development bank BNDES has extended the maturity of a R$988m (US$263m) project finance loan for Renova Energia by 30 days to August 15 2019.
Arroyo Energy Investment Partners has closed a US$64.6m debt financing backing the development, construction, and operation of a 70MW portfolio of greenfield and brownfield Pequenos Medios de Generacion Distribuida (PMGD) solar assets in Chile.
The Argentine government has launched tax credits incentives for the implementation of distributed generation solar projects of up to 2MW to be known as Certificados de Crédito Fiscal (CCFs).
Local independent power producer Genneia has brought online its 100MW Pomona I wind farm in Rio Negro.