Central America

Brazil receives one bid for FIOL railroad concession

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Bahia-based miner Bamin meets the minimum asking price in an auction for the 35-year concession

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

Moody's downgrades Panama to Baa2  

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Downgrade

Rating agency cites the "unusually large" economic impact of COVID-19 in a one-notch cut for the Central American nation

Mineros increases stake in Nigaraguan processing plant

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Central America

Colombian gold miner now holds 85% of Vesmisa following a deal to take full control of an exploration project earlier this month

CABEI funds women's centers in Argentina

Loans Debt Argentina

Central American development puts $50 mln towards the $56 mln project to build 14 centers across the country

Costa Rica secures IMF recovery funds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) Debt

Central American nation takes out a $1.78 bln facility that could "catalyze" other multilateral loans

CABEI lowers lending rates for member

Loans Debt Central America

Central American development bank says it can afford to charge less after reducing its funding costs in the international bond market

IDB drafts disaster plan for Central America

Loans Central America Guatemala

US-based development bank says it will make $1.6 bln available for two years in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua

PODCAST: Two big Chinese lenders skip LatAm loans in 2020  

Loans Latin America Andean

CDB and Chexim make no loans in 2020, but Chinese inbound M&A hits $7 bln

CABEI sells social bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank prints $500 mln in 2026 notes as part of a $1.5 bln fundraising program this year

CABEI hires banks for social bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank intends to issue five-year bonds in a benchmark-sized deal, source says

IDB Invest lends to Davivienda in El Salvador

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

IDB's private sector division arranges $100 mln in financing for green projects and SMEs

IDB Invest funds food security and dairy producers

Debt Capital Markets Loans

Multilateral lender supplies $75 mln to reinforce food security in Central America, $20 mln for dairy producers in Uruguay

Banco Industrial prints Tier 2 bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

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

Inter-American Development Bank to hold virtual annual meeting for second time  

Economy & Policy Andean Central America

Bank president to travel to Barranquilla, Colombia for March 17-21 event, but hold meetings virtually.