Pandemic hampers Latin American corporate liquidity but effects vary by country
June 29, 2020 (9.27 mins)
Marianna Waltz, Marie Fischer-Sabatie, Martina Gallardo Barreyro and Erick Rodrigues of the Corporates team discuss how the worldwide coronavirus outbreak has affected corporate liquidity in Latin America.
Inflation, weak currency and economic distress strain Argentine corporate liquidity in 2020-21
Our annual review of corporate and infrastructure liquidity in Latin America reveals that overall liquidity risk will remain high for rated Argentine non-financial corporate, utility and infrastructure issuers through 2021. Most companies elsewhere in Latin America will have enough cash to cover their upcoming debt maturities for at least the next 12-24 months. Related research includes links to our reports on Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Peru.