Central America

Banco Industrial prints Tier 2 bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Guatemalan lender raises $300 mln from the sale of new 2031 notes

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Moody's sees LatAm creditworthiness under pressure in 2021  

Economy & Policy Andean Caribbean

Governments face difficulties stabilizing and reversing negative credit trends from last year, rating agency says

IFC foots Fedecrédito loans in El Salvador

Loans Debt El Salvador

World Bank's private sector lender provides $60 mln in the first gender-focused financing to be backed by remittances

IDB offers funding to Uruguay, Panama

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

US-based development bank supplies $200 mln for energy and water projects in Panama and $100 mln for disaster relief in Uruguay

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

IDB Invest weighs putting equity in tourism projects

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

IDB's private sector division looks for investments in lifestyle hotels after a $50 mezzanine deal last week

IFC funds liquidity lines from Produbanco

Loans Debt Coronavirus

Multilateral lender supplies $50 mln for the Ecuadorian bank to extend credit to MSMEs hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic

IDB Invest organizes financing for Selina

Debt Loans Funds

US-based multilateral lender includes Blue like an Orange in a $50 mln mezzanine facility for the Panama-based hotel chain

Lala leaves Costa Rica

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Costa Rica Central America

Mexican dairy company expects to write off $24 mln in lost sales in the Central American country

Guatemala frees funds to pay bondholders

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American nation settles a dispute with TECO and regains access to US accounts before the end of grace period

S&P sees Guatemala in negative light

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency says a legal dispute with TECO could lead the country to default on its 2026 bonds

Fitch casts negative outlook on Guatemala's ratings

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency also downgrades the country's 2026 notes to C from BB-

CABEI sells bonds to buy coronavirus vaccine

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

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

Moody's downgrades Aeris

Bonds Capital Markets Debt

Rating agency cuts the Costa Rican airport operator by two notches to B3 as it expects traffic to fall as much as 70% this year