Central America

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.

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Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Economy & Policy

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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