Healthatom eyes another fundraising round this year

Equity Funds Central America

Chilean healthtech start-up could raise $30 mln to set up shop in Central America, Argentina and Ecuador, CEO says

Banco Pichincha raises debt with DFC

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Ecuadorian lender securitizes $200 mln worth of dollar-denominated DPRs in a deal with the US development agency

Banco Pichincha lines up DPR loan from DFC

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt International Financial Institutions

Ecuadorian bank plans to borrow $200 mln from the US agency to fund loans to women-owned MSMEs, source says

FMO arranges financing for Banco Pichincha

International Financial Institutions Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Dutch development bank organizes $116 mln for the Ecuadorian lender to fund green projects and SME loans

Ecuador vows to lower deficit, inflation in 2023

Economy & Policy Ecuador Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

South American country plans to cut the deficit to less than 2.5% of GDP and have the lowest annual inflation rate in Latin America, President Lasso says

IDB Invest backs first gender bond in Ecuador

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy IDB Invest Bonds

IDB's private sector affiliate underwrites a $30 mln deal by local microfinance lender Banco Solidario

Ecuador lays out financing plans for next year

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

South American country will seek financing from multilateral lenders and not issue bonds in the international market, finance minister says

IMF approves disbursement for Ecuador

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Debt Loans

US-based lender doles out $700 mln to the South American country as part of a $6.5 bln program signed in 2020

CAF funds earthquake recovery in Ecuador

Debt CAF International Financial Institutions

South American development bank lends $100 mln to back investments in small towns in the provinces of Manabí and Esmeraldas

IDB provides financing for Ecuador-Peru power project

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Energy

US-based development bank approves a $125 mln loan to connect the two countries' electrical grids

Banco Pichincha names new boss in Peru

People Peru Ecuador

Ecuadorian lender picks former BBVA executive Gustavo Delgado-Aparicio to lead its operations in the neighboring country

El Rosado to lean on IDB Invest in bond sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Ecuadorian business group recruits IDB affiliate to buy $20 mln worth of five-year notes in a $25 mln deal

Muncher preps fundraising for US move

Debt Equity Funds

Colombian dark kitchens chain could raise up to $135 mln by mid-2024 to enter new markets in the United States, Chile and Ecuador, CEO says

Bladex leads another loan for Favorita

Loans Debt International Financial Institutions

Panama City-based trade finance bank syndicates a $130 mln facility for the Ecuadorian fruit company to fund investments and pay off debt

Ecuador turns to JICA for pandemic recovery

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)

South American country borrows $156 mln from the Japanese development agency to fund healthcare and social programs in the wake of COVID-19