Central America

Tocumen touts new notes for buyback

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Panamanian airport operator offers to repurchase $1.44 bln in 2036 and 2048 bonds

Cemex outlines restart for plant in Dominican Republic

Funds Central America Caribbean

Mexican cement company plans to spend $20 mln to resume production at San Pedro de Macorís in late 2021 or early 2022

Negative outlooks loom over Central America's major issuers

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

Costa Rica, Panama and El Salvador face underlying fiscal challenges before they can improve their ratings, Fitch says

IFC sows funding for sustainable cotton in Brazil

Loans Debt ESG

World Bank's private sector lender arranges $100 mln in financing for Amaggi and also contributes to a $35 mln VC fund in Central America

IDB Invest finances SME in loans in Panama

Loans Debt Panama

IDB's private sector affiliate provides $52 mln for Capital Bank to fund working capital, capital investments and fixed assets

Moody's upgrades Enel in Latin America

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Bonds

Rating agency gives a Baa2 to the Italian energy company's Chile-based subsidiary

Blue Finance brings private funding to MPAs

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Loans

French impact investment manager looks to draw private investors to marine conservation projects through revenue-generating PPPs

CABEI sells social bonds in Mexico

International Financial Institutions Bonds Debt

Central American development bank raises $253 mln to buy COVID-19 vaccines and fund micro-businesses in the region

Poseidón finances wind farm in Dominican Republic

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

French-backed developer secures $145 mln in long-term financing for the 87 MW Los Guzmancito project, CIFI says

CABEI plans to sell social bonds in Mexico

Bonds Debt International Financial Institutions

Central American development bank schedules a trip to the Mexican bond market with $250 mln in three-year notes

Belize bondholders agree to late payments

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Committee signs a new non-disclosure agreement and urges other creditors to "carefully consider" the Central American country's request for more time

CABEI funds coronavirus vaccines in Costa Rica

International Financial Institutions Loans Debt

Central American development bank provides $80 mln to inoculate 72% of the population in the Central American country

Bondholders reject Belize pleas before talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Creditor committee says it cannot support the Central American nation's revised proposal until both sides return to the negotiating table

Mercon signs new sustainability-linked revolver

Loans Debt ESG

Nicaraguan coffee supplier refinances a loan from 2019 with $500 mln for production and exports through a syndicated facility led by Rabobank

Invenergy funds FSRU in El Salvador

Loans Debt El Salvador

US power generation company borrows $128 mln through IDB Invest to purchase and convert a vessel from BW Group