Belize

Investors sign on to Belize restructuring

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Bondholders tender more than 84% of 2034 bonds in a deal that involves an upcoming sale of blue bonds

Belize books blue bonds to restructure debt

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy

Central American sovereign issuer plans to use the proceeds from a deal with The Nature Conservancy to repurchase its 2034 notes

Blue Finance brings private funding to MPAs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Loans

French impact investment manager looks to draw private investors to marine conservation projects through revenue-generating PPPs

Belize bondholders agree to late payments

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Committee signs a new non-disclosure agreement and urges other creditors to "carefully consider" the Central American country's request for more time

Bondholders reject Belize pleas before talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Creditor committee says it cannot support the Central American nation's revised proposal until both sides return to the negotiating table

Belize asks bondholders for more time

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Bonds

Central American nation wants to extend a grace period until September 19, but creditors have yet to consider the proposal

Bondholders urge Belize to get IMF financing

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Creditors warn that a restructuring may not be viable without a "feasible path of reform" through an IMF-supported program

Belize bondholders form negotiating committee

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) S&P Global

Creditors organize as the government attempts a fifth restructuring since 2007

S&P sees slump in borrowing in 2021

Credit Ratings S&P Global Loans

Rating agency expects commercial borrowing in LatAm and Caribbean to decline 5% to $458 bln in 2021

S&P predicts Belize default

Bonds Credit Ratings Downgrade

Central American nation is "increasingly unlikely" to make its next debt payment on May 20, rating agency says

IDB Invest funds SME loans in Belize

Loans Belize Central America

IDB's private sector division supplies $20 mln in a three-year loan to Atlantic Bank

Moody's dumps Belize deeper into junk territory  

Bonds Debt Economy & Policy

Central American nation's rating is cut to Caa3 from Caa1, outlook moves to stable from negative

CABEI sells bonds to buy coronavirus vaccine

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank raises $50 mln for a $400 mln program

Belize creditors organize committee to address payment moratorium request  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Committee recognizes economic strains of pandemic, highlights prior restructurings have already given $200 million in debt service relief

Belize seeks moratorium on 2034 bond interest payments  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Government says COVID-19 pandemic has devastating effect on economy