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CABEI Brings Triple-Market Bond

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The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) has placed $67.6m 10-year bond into three Central American markets, marking the first time a borrower has simul...

Costa Rica Gets World Bank Loan

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Costa Rica will receive a loan of up to $400m from the World Bank to support the country’s public universities. The lending program will also support Costa Rica’s infrast...

Giants in the Playhouse

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Three major telecom companies are slugging it out in Central America. With growth starting to plateau, the player with the best technology may prove the winner.

Healthy Targets

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M&A activity in Peru’s healthcare industry is heating up. The expansion of state-sponsored healthcare insurance will be a major factor contributing to the sector’s growth...

Central America-China: Seeing Red

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The financial benefits to Costa Rica of diplomatic ties with China may spur others in Central America to follow. Those recognizing Taiwan still get Chinese energy dollars...

Costa Rica Plots DCM Comeback

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Costa Rica hopes to return to international bond markets this year, Juan Carlos Pacheco, deputy minister of finance for public investment tells LatinFinance. “We want to ...

Fitch Upgrades Costa Rica Banks

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Fitch has upgraded the ratings of Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) and Banco Internacional de Costa Rica (Bicsa) to BB+ from BB. The outlook is stable. The upgrades are driven b...

Costa Rica Defines Bond Platform

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On the back of last week’s Fitch upgrade to BB+, Costa Rica’s finance ministry has announced it will seek congressional approval for a $2bn international bond program. Th...

Fitch Upgrades Costa Rica

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Fitch has upgraded Costa Rica’s issuer rating to BB+ from BB, with a stable outlook. The rationale for the ratings upgrade includes better than expected resilience to the...

Costa Rica Eyes Dollar Issue

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Costa Rica plans to seek approval for an international bond this year, according to the H1 2011 borrowing strategy announced by its treasury. The decision is not a surpri...

Best Bank - Costa Rica

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State-controlled Banco de Costa Rica has gained market share through the financial crisis, growing the loan portfolio and expanding facilities.

Week ahead in the markets and on the pitch

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Indicators rolling out this week as the World Cup monopolizes attention across Latin America