Ecuador

Ecuador negotiates IMF loan

Loans Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Multilateral lender says it has sent a team to Quito to discuss a "financial arrangement"

Darby lends to Biopas

Funds M&A Equity

US private equity firm provides debt for the Panama-based pharmaceutical distribution company

Corporación Favorita signs bridge loan

Loans M&A Ecuador

Ecuadorean supermarket operator gets a one-year, $132m loan from three lenders to help pay for Rey Holdings in Panama

IBD Invest lends to Cabify

Loans Argentina Brazil

Multilateral lender provides $70m for Spanish ride-sharing app to expand in Latin America

Ecuador pays double digits on new notes

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer sells $1bn in 10-year bonds at 10.75% but does not rule out going to China or the IMF for additional funds

IDB Invest supports more SME loans

Loans Chile Ecuador

Multilateral lender provides $30m for Banco Bolivariano in Ecuador and $23m for Tanner in Chile

IDB Invest, Blue like an Orange finance SME loans in Ecuador

Loans Funds Ecuador

Multilateral lender and private investment firm provide $20m for Produbanco to increase financing for small businesses

Fitch casts negative outlook on Ecuador

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Sovereign issuer faces large financing needs and uncertain market access, rating agency says

Banco Internacional funds small business loans

Loans Ecuador

Ecuadorean lender gets $50m from FMO and BlueOrchard to expand its SME portfolio

Petroamazonas, Petroecuador eye tie-up

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Ecuador's state-owned oil producers could merge before the end of next year and create a company worth $25bn

Produbanco clinches IFC loan

Loans Debt Ecuador

Ecuadorean bank will use the money to fund loans to small businesses and environmental projects

Colombia, Peru could open bond market next year

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Peru will likely resurrect a delayed offer from earlier this month, while Colombia could take advantage of market conditions to sell more debt, a source says

Ecuador's M&A market sets up for next year

M&A Ecuador

Two large acquisitions are expected to cross the line in 2019, a source says

DP World funds port terminal in Ecuador

Debt Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

IDB Invest arranges a 15-year financing package for the Dubai-based port operator's project in Posorja

Ecuador mulls bonds, IMF loan for 2019

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Country could go back to the bond market for $1.75bn, or turn to the IMF or China to fill a financing gap