Central America

Mineros looks to finance acquisition in Nicaragua

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A

Colombian gold miner plans to borrow up to $25 mln to pay for full ownership of the Luna Roja exploration project

Bondholders urge Belize to get IMF financing

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

Creditors warn that a restructuring may not be viable without a "feasible path of reform" through an IMF-supported program

CABEI funds recovery in El Salvador

International Financial Institutions Economy & Policy Debt

Central American development bank grants $600 mln in financing to help the country's economy recuperate from the COVID-19 pandemic

CMI includes loan in refinancing deal

Debt Loans Central America

Guatemalan conglomerate's energy division gets $300 mln from three banks to go along with a recent $700 mln green bond sale

CABEI sets up shop in Taiwan

International Financial Institutions People Central America

Central American development bank plans to open a representative office in June

Scotiabank names new CEOs in Chile, Peru

Andean Central America Latin America

Diego Masola will take over the Canadian bank’s operations in Chile, while Francisco Sardón will run Peru

Banco Nacional taps IDB Invest for social bond

IDB Invest Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Bonds

Costa Rican bank asks the multilateral lender to support a $75 mln deal to raise money for SME loans

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 Nicaraguan 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