Caribbean

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

MHTL issues first local bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Trinidadian methanol producer makes its bond market debut with $148 mln in three-year notes

TSTT sells first dollar notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Trini telecom consolidates its debts through a $400m bond deal in the local and international markets

S&P upgrades Jamaica

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency assigns a B grade, saying the country has bolstered its resistance to external shocks

Jamaica funds buyback with new notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer adds $815m to its 2045s to help repurchase $1.16bn in old notes

CAF funds T&T roadworks

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

South American development banks lends $200m for a national road improvement program

IFC reviews requests to fund more SME loans

Loans Brazil Caribbean

Multilateral lender could provide $41m to RED Asset in Brazil and $20m to Sogebank in Haiti

Emerald Peak starts raising Central American fund

Funds Equity Central America

Private equity firm plans to reach first close on the $150m fund in January next year

Jamaica to invite 'big names' for bond

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Caribbean nation could sell new notes before the end of the year, finance official says

Trinidad Petroleum arranges new loan

Loans Debt Capital Markets

Oil company has $720m in commitments for a syndicated facility led by Credit Suisse

DR draws strong orders on latest bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer shakes off market jitters to raise $2.5bn from a two-part deal, including $1bn in local currency

Bondholders balk at Barbados' proposal

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Creditor committee wants to negotiate new terms as soon as possible

Jamaica sets up cat bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Caribbean island nation could issue notes next year to raise funds for future natural disasters

Dominican central banker says Q1 GDP growth slowed to 5.7%

Economy & Policy People Dominican Republic

Valdez forecasts 2019 economic growth will exceed 5.5% in 2019, down from 7% in 2018