Central America

Awards: Deals of the Year 2017

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Visa, NovoPayment form partnership for fintech payment solutions

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Caribbean Central America

Pair launch their first project with a Colombian bank, speeding up transactions in the urban delivery space

Bladex's CEO, CFO depart

People Central America

Christopher Schech leaves the Panamanian trade bank after eight years, Rubens Amaral schedules departure for April 2018

Unifin signs three-year facility

Debt Loans Central America

Mexican financial services firm nabs $152m in syndicated debt shortly after cancelling a follow-on equity offering

CAF revisits Kangaroo market with 2027 top-up

Debt Capital Markets Bonds

Regional development bank returns to the Aussie dollar market for a $57m reopening

Awards: Banks of the Year 2017

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Structured Finance

Leading banks in Latin America and the Caribbean pursue assorted strategies as the region emerges from an economic slowdown. Some turn to M&A, while others focus on build...

Guatemala talks 2018 fundraising plans

Central America Guatemala Bonds

Central American nation's FinMin says a new bond issue valued at around $500m will likely surface in the second quarter of next year

US pawn lender picks up GuatePrenda

Central America El Salvador Guatemala

EZCORP agrees to pay roughly $55m for its Central American peer

AWARDS: BEST INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING: CENTRAL AMERICA

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Central America Costa Rica

When Autopistas del Sol, a toll road concessionaire owned by Spain’s Globalvia, sought financing for the Ruta 27 toll road in Costa Rica in 2007, it relied on loans from ...

CABEI exec heads to the IIC

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Central America

Central American development bank’s interim DCM head moves to DC to lead the multilateral’s treasury and funding efforts

LatAm bond bubble grows with more roadshows due

Argentina Brazil Central America

Corporate issuers ready investor meetings despite a slower week in the primary market, sources say

Investors consider more El Salvador debt

Central America El Salvador Bonds

Central American sovereign issuer could return with up to $500m more in the cross-border bond market this year, sources say

Millicom buyback falls flat

Colombia Central America Caribbean

Telecommunications company tenders just $187m in outstanding 2021 bonds after printing $500m in 2028 debt last week

Fitch upgrades Enel Americas

Chile Central America Caribbean

Rating agency raises the power company BBB+ from BBB, tanks to strong business and geographic diversification

Millicom issues benchmark bond

Colombia Central America Caribbean

Telco gets $500m from the sale of new notes and raises most of the funds for a $658m bond buyback