Central America

SAAM acquires Intertug

M&A Debt Equity

Chilean logistics company buys 70% of the towage company to enter the Colombian market and add assets in Mexico and Central America

Tresa funds wind farm

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Grupo Terra-owned SPV gets $56 mln in long-term financing from three European lenders for the 31.5 MW Las Cumbres de Agua Blanca

South Korea joins CABEI

Loans Debt Central America

Newest non-regional member nation contributes $450 mln in capital and increases the Central American development bank's lending capacity by $2 bln

Grupo Monge picks up new loan

Loans Debt Central America

Costa Rican retailer gets $90 mln from Bladex and nine other lenders to pay off debt due this year

Invenergy finances LNG project in El Salvador

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Debt

US power generation company borrows $657 mln to build a liquid natural gas facility in Puerto de Acajutla

Walmart names new head for Latin America

People Mexico Central America

Richard Mayfield goes from CFO of the US retailer's international business to take over operations in Latin America, Africa and the UK

IDB finances economic program in Panama

Loans Economy & Policy Regulation

Multilateral lender provides $200 mln for digital services to streamline bureaucracy and improve competitiveness

Honduras seeks to restructure multilateral loans

Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

President Hernández cites the costs of climate change and tells a UN conference that it is "just and moral" to request renegotiations

Bladex leads new loan for Banco Aliado

Loans Debt Panama

Panama-based trade finance bank grants $130 mln in three-year money for Banco Aliado's acquisition of Banco Panamá

Panama tightens spreads on retap

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuers adds $1 bln to its 2053s and $300 mln to its 2030s at lower rates than the initial issues

Costa Rica readies next bond sale

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Finance Ministry will ask the Legislative Assembly to approve another $4.5 bln in international notes at the end of November

Costa Rica goes on the road

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer hires Citi and HSBC to lead it back to the cross-border bond market

Bicsa increases credit line

Loans Debt Panama

Panama City-based lender receives another $34 million from CABEI and also gets an upgrade from Moody's

CABEI looks to SSA market for benchmark issue next year

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank intends to issue $500 million in new notes in the first half of next year, CFO says

CABEI markets global green bond

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Central American development bank has hired Crédit Agricole and Standard Chartered to lead the debt sale in Luxembourg and Taiwan, CFO says