Central America

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

Moody's revises Guatemala's credit outlook to negative from stable  

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Guatemala's sovereign credit rating affirmed at Ba1, one notch below investment grade.

Banco Nacional fulfills buyback

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Costa Rican lender agrees to repurchase $150 mln in 2023 notes by the early deadline

Enel Américas to merge with sister company

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Electricity

Deal is designed to expand and improve financial capacity for regional expansion

IDB Invest funds women-led SMEs in El Salvador

Loans Debt Central America

Multilateral lender provides $60 mln for BAC Credomatic's Mujer Acelera program

Banco Nacional opens another buyback

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Costa Rican lender aims to repurchase up to $150 mln of its 2023 notes

IFC funds loans from Banco Agrícola

Loans Debt Central America

US-based multilateral lender is arranging up to $330 mln in financing for SME loans, mortgages and climate finance

IDB Invest backs small business loans in Guatemala

Loans Debt Coronavirus

Multilateral lender provides $100 mln for BAC Credomatic to finance SMEs during the COVID-19 pandemic

IDB grants $750 mln in loans in Central America

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

US-based development bank offers $650 mln for education and MSMEs in El Salvador and $100 mln for cash transfers in Guatemala

Bladex takes out syndicated loan

Loans Debt Structured Finance

Panama City-based trade finance bank gets $150 mln from 18 lenders led by BNP Paribas and Wells Fargo