Barbados

BMR refinances debt with new loan

Loans Debt Energy

Virgin's renewable energy company borrows $88 mln from CIBC FirstCaribbean in Barbados and NCB in Jamaica

IDB approves five new sustainable loans

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Economy & Policy

US-based development bank grants $1.8 bln in financing, including $1.2 bln for rural development in Brazil and $300 mln for loans through Fonplata

Sagicor taps 2028 bonds to fund US operations

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Barbados-based financial services conglomerate adds $150 mln above par after orders peak at $200 mln, source says

Sagicor talks up 2028 tap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Barbados-based financial services conglomerate plans to add $150 mln to its 2028 bonds to fund US operations

Grupo Wertheim agrees to buy Vrio from AT&T

M&A Equity Telecoms

Argentine group takes over Sky in Brazil and DirecTV in 10 other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

Sagicor supplies SME loans with IFC funding

International Financial Institutions World Bank Loans

Barbados-based financial services firm borrows $40 mln to increase working capital loans in Jamaica

Sagicor funds buyback with new bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Barbados-based financial company sells $400 mln in new seven-year notes to repurchase its 2022s

ECCB to approve RBC sale

M&A Economy & Policy Caribbean

Eastern Caribbean regulators plan to endorse the deal in the near future, according to local banking association CAB

IDB Invest funds trade finance for Republic Bank

Structured Finance Loans Caribbean

IDB's private sector division supplies $55 mln for the Trinidad-based lender to offer credit in Barbados, Guyana and Suriname

IDB supports social security in Colombia  

Loans Economy & Policy Debt

US-based development bank also grants a $120 mln loan for COVID-19 care in Barbados

IDB offers disaster relief to Barbados

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

US-based development bank grants a $80 mln loan to deal with natural disasters

Colombia cuts rate to historic low  

Economy & Policy Regulation Barbados

Central bank sticks to a countercyclical monetary stance and lowers the benchmark by 50 bps to 2.75%

IMF evaluates financing for Ecuador  

Loans Funds Economy & Policy

Fund also approves $650 mln in emergency funding for the Dominican Republic and adds $90 mln to an existing facility for Barbados

IMF grants emergency loan for Costa Rica  

Loans Debt Coronavirus

Fund also approves $66 mln in rapid financing for Dominica, Grenada and Saint Lucia

Pandemic slashes tourism, cuts into Caribbean economies

Economy & Policy Funds Debenture

Island nations feel increased fiscal pressure from sharp decline in foreign-currency inflows