Central America

Banco Nacional fulfills buyback

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Costa Rican lender agrees to repurchase $150 mln in 2023 notes by the early deadline

Enel Américas to merge with sister company

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Electricity

Deal is designed to expand and improve financial capacity for regional expansion

IDB Invest funds women-led SMEs in El Salvador

Loans Debt Central America

Multilateral lender provides $60 mln for BAC Credomatic's Mujer Acelera program

Banco Nacional opens another buyback

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Costa Rican lender aims to repurchase up to $150 mln of its 2023 notes

IFC funds loans from Banco Agrícola

Loans Debt Central America

US-based multilateral lender is arranging up to $330 mln in financing for SME loans, mortgages and climate finance

IDB Invest backs small business loans in Guatemala

Loans Debt Coronavirus

Multilateral lender provides $100 mln for BAC Credomatic to finance SMEs during the COVID-19 pandemic

IDB grants $750 mln in loans in Central America

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

US-based development bank offers $650 mln for education and MSMEs in El Salvador and $100 mln for cash transfers in Guatemala

Bladex takes out syndicated loan

Loans Debt Structured Finance

Panama City-based trade finance bank gets $150 mln from 18 lenders led by BNP Paribas and Wells Fargo

Banconal borrows support for local lenders

Loans Economy & Policy Debt

Panamanian state-owned bank secures $510 mln with a MIGA guarantee to lend to banks and SMEs

LatAm ratings bear the brunt during pandemic  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Low growth is a structural weakness in the region, S&P says

AES wraps up IDB Invest loan

Loans Debt Electricity

US power company gets $120 mln to cover deferred payments on electricity bills from four subsidiaries in El Salvador

IFC finances SME loans from BHD León  

Loans Coronavirus Debt

Multilateral lender supplies $60 mln to cover liquidity lines to small businesses in the Dominican Republic

Liberty lines up financing for Telefónica deal in Costa Rica

M&A Loans Debt

US-based telecom says it will use credit from VTR and local loans to cover the all-cash transaction for $500 mln

Banconal sets up $1 bln bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Panamanian state-owned bank gets investment-grade ratings from Moody's and Fitch

Banistmo prices new bonds at discount

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Bancolombia's subsidiary in Panama issues $400 mln worth of seven-year notes with a coupon of 4.375%