Coronavirus

Costa Rica comes to terms with IMF

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

Central America's third-largest economy agrees to a three-year, $1.75 bln facility from the multilateral lender

Inter-American Development Bank to hold virtual annual meeting for second time  

Economy & Policy Andean Central America

Bank president to travel to Barranquilla, Colombia for March 17-21 event, but hold meetings virtually.

Medanito faces pressure to pay back loan

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Credit Suisse asks for information about repayment plans after Argentine company sells assets

World Bank funds Saint Lucia for COVID-19 response  

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Multilateral lender supplies $30 mln to help mitigate the negative economic impacts of the pandemic on the most vulnerable Saint Lucians

YPF brings on Shell for offshore project

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Argentine oil company is working with partners on projects as financing remains tight

Córdoba reaches last-minute deal

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

Argentine province restructures $1.7 bln in bonds with longer maturities and lower interest rates

YPF seeks to refinance $6.2 bln in bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine state-backed energy company wants to ease near-term debt payments and extend maturities

Salta skips bond payment

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine province says its finances have taken a hit from the recession and COVID-19 pandemic

Moody's sees LatAm creditworthiness under pressure in 2021  

Economy & Policy Andean Caribbean

Governments face difficulties stabilizing and reversing negative credit trends from last year, rating agency says

IDB Invest contributes to HMC fund

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

IDB's private sector division provides $20 mln to finance medium-sized companies in Chile, Colombia and Peru

Entre Ríos contests bondholder lawsuit

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Argentine province says it will defend itself in US court "until the last instances"

World Bank sees muted recovery in LatAm, Caribbean  

Economy & Policy Regions Coronavirus

Region could record economic growth of 3.7% in 2021 or potentially worse if COVID-19 vaccine rollout is delayed

CAF breaks lending record in 2020

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

Latin American development bank says it approved $14 bln in loans last year, mostly to combat COVID-19

FDN adds to Alma funding

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

Colombian development bank leads four other lenders in a $101 mln facility for the 4G toll road concession

FEATURE: Argentina's bet on Vaca Muerta needs international financing  

Energy Gas Project & Infrastructure Finance

Huge shale oil site holds promise for exports, but analysts say conditions must improve to compete for capital