Health Policy

Edoméx sets up first ESG bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

State of Mexico expects to raise $149 mln in the local market to fund urban transit projects and social services

Qualicorp considers fundraising options

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Brazil

Brazilian health insurance company is looking to hire investment banks to raise up to $330 mln in long-term debt

IDB backs economic reforms in Suriname

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) International Financial Institutions Loans

US-based development also grants $260 mln for transmission lines in Paraguay and $100 mln to address the COVID-19 pandemic in Jamaica

Barranquilla borrows for infrastructure investments

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

Colombian city takes out a $100 mln loan from Deutsche Bank for a three-year development program

Argentina lines up IBRD loan for health system

International Financial Institutions World Bank Loans

Fernández administration agrees to borrow $250 mln from the World Bank's lending division, adding to a $300 mln loan from 2018

Argentina takes CAF loan for vaccinations

Economy & Policy Loans International Financial Institutions

South America's second-largest economy borrows $75 mln from the regional development bank to buy and produce COVID-19 vaccines

Chile fields five offers for hospital concession

Project & Infrastructure Finance Chile M&A

Four bidders from Spain – Acciona, OHL, Sacyr and Grupo San José – join Mexico's GIA in the bidding for the Bíobío network

Argentina, Mexico urge debt relief for middle-income countries

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Bank

Countries calls for a specific fund and more SDRs to stop a health and economic crisis from turning into a debt crisis

World Bank funds vaccines in Ecuador

World Bank Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Economy & Policy

US-based multilateral lender approves $150 mln in financing in its first deal for COVID-19 shots in Latin America and the Caribbean

World Bank bumps up GDP estimates in LatAm

World Bank Economy & Policy Debt

Multilateral lender now expects the region to grow 4.4% this year as a post-pandemic recovery presents a chance for "significant transformation"

S&P downgrades Aruba on slower recovery

Credit Ratings S&P Global Downgrade

Rating agency says the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic could last longer than expected

CABEI funds women's centers in Argentina

Loans Debt Argentina

Central American development puts $50 mln towards the $56 mln project to build 14 centers across the country