Barbados

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

IMF forecasts difficult times for the Caribbean  

Capital Markets Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Caribbean nations agree to a collective approach to access international financing

IDB grants loan to Barbados

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

Development bank supplies $80 mln for the government's Roofs to Reefs program

Barbados gets near unanimous response in bond swap

Asset Management Bonds Debt

International creditors with 94% of outstanding notes agree to participate in a $500 mln debt exchange

Grupo Gilinski acquires CIBC's Caribbean business

M&A Equity Loans

Colombian banking group agrees to pay $797 mln for control of Barbados-based FirstCaribbean

Foreign investors support Barbados bond swap

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Creditor committee endorses a $500 mln debt exchange with the island nation and expects other bondholders to participate

Barbados reaches debt restructuring deal with creditors

Asset Management Capital Markets Bonds

Government comes to an agreement with investors at the World Bank/IMF meetings in Washington DC