April 10, 2019 |
The investment banking market in Panama could move more than $2bn this year as a growing number of deals fill the pipeline, LatinFinance has heard.
"The bond and M&A markets are going to be very active, especially in retail and energy-related industries," said Marelissa Pérez, assistant vice president of investment banking at the local lender Global Bank.
For example, Global Bank itself is looking to sell up to $500m in new notes this week, while the Panamanian government is prepping its fir
Bond sales and M&A deals could push volumes above last year's total of $2bn, although the upcoming elections could cause delays, source says