S&P upgrades Barbados

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency rewards the island government for completing a local debt swap and securing multilateral financing

IDB adds to Barbados bailout

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans Barbados

Multilateral lender supplies $100m to go along with $290m from the IMF and $75m from the CDB

CDB approves loan to Barbados

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans Barbados

Caribbean island receives $75m under the BERT plan

Barbados reels in bondholders on local exchange

Bonds Capital Markets Barbados

Caribbean sovereign says it received nearly full acceptance for Bajan dollar swap

Barbados faces pushback as external creditors argue proposed exchange

Capital Markets Bonds Barbados

Committee of international noteholders bemoan the Caribbean island government's lack of communication

Barbados outlines domestic restructuring plan

Capital Markets Bonds Barbados

Caribbean island launches offer to exchange the "vast majority" of its local currency debt, uses recent IMF agreement as support

Barbados, IMF advance terms over funding package

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

Multilateral financier agrees to $290m facility, but investors remain in the dark on interest payments from the Caribbean island, sources

Barbados enters selective default

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Caribbean island's 2019s and 2022s get cut after the sovereign fails to make coupon payments, S&P

Barbados, IMF progress on debt relief

Capital Markets Debt Barbados

Caribbean island's revised nominal GDP is estimated to reach roughly $5bn for 2018, a 3.5% change

Barbados creditors gear up for likely debt restructuring

Bonds Capital Markets Debt

A group of the island's creditors has hired advisors to negotiate with the government

Barbados bondholders await clarity amid slide

Bonds Debt Caribbean

Caribbean island edges closer to default, while investors lament its heavy leverage levels

S&P lowers Barbados amid hefty debt load

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Debt

Caribbean island enters selective default after missing coupon payment on its 6.625% 2035s

Barbados reveals plan to address debt, FX reserves

Fixed Income Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Caribbean island says public debt is more than 175% of GDP, while gross reserves was $220m at May 31

CEF unveils 2019 LM results

Capital Markets Debt Barbados

Caribbean energy company purchases roughly $432m in 6.75% paper, shortly after printing $400m in fresh eight-year debt

CEL pens two-part bond, RCF package

Capital Markets Debt Bonds

Barbadian energy unit nabs $400m in eight-year paper, adds $125m to its 2022 FRN, tacks on $225m in revolving credit and seals $600m in B loan funding at the tight end of...