Costa Rica

Liberty lines up financing for Telefónica deal in Costa Rica

M&A Loans Debt

US-based telecom says it will use credit from VTR and local loans to cover the all-cash transaction for $500 mln

IDB funds pandemic relief in Panama, Costa Rica  

Loans Economy & Policy Debt

Central American borrowers agree to lower debt after the crisis as a requisite for the seven-year loans

S&P cuts Costa Rica on policy uncertainty  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets Economy & Policy

Rating agency also casts a negative outlook as Costa Rica feels the strain of its COVID-19 response and rapid rotation of finance ministers

IDB Invest funds Sigma supply chain

Loans Debt Mexico

Multilateral lender opens a $50 mln credit line for the Mexican food company to extend financing to vendors

Fitch cuts Costa Rica to B rating  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American country faces "uncertain prospects" for economic growth and borrowing costs after the outbreak, rating agency says

CABEI recruits bookrunners for next bond sale  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank looks to raise $500 mln in the cross-border market after increasing capital by $2 bln

CABEI designs Mexican debt sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank could raise $240 mln from the sale of four-year notes

IMF sounds warning over Costa Rica's rising debt

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Fiscal deficit reaches its highest level in three decades, despite reforms passed last year

Sonda forms international holding

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Chile Argentina

Chilean IT company groups together its businesses outside the country

Moody's downgrades Costa Rica

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Fixed Income

Rating agency cites high fiscal deficits, recurring funding challenges to cut rating to B2 from B1

HSBC names new regional head

People Mexico Europe

Stephen Moss steps in to a newly created role to oversee the British bank's businesses in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Canada

Grupo Monge picks up new loan

Loans Debt Central America

Costa Rican retailer gets $90 mln from Bladex and nine other lenders to pay off debt due this year

Costa Rica readies next bond sale

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Finance Ministry will ask the Legislative Assembly to approve another $4.5 bln in international notes at the end of November

Costa Rica re-enters bond market with $1.5 bln in notes

Asset Management Debt Bonds

Central American sovereign issuer ends its four-year hiatus with $1.2 bln in new notes and a $300 mln retap of its 2045 bonds

Costa Rica goes on the road

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer hires Citi and HSBC to lead it back to the cross-border bond market