IDB lends to Ecuador, Argentina and the Caribbean

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Loans

US-based bank provides $84 mln to boost international trade in Ecuador and $60 mln to fund small businesses in Argentina and the Caribbean

Ecuador restructures debt with Chinese banks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Loans

South American government lowers payments to CBD and Eximbank by $1.42 bln over three years

Banco Bolivariano plans first blue bonds in Ecuador

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

IDB Invest will anchor the $50 mln deal to fund loans to fishing and shrimp farming businesses

Rappi names new head in Peru, Ecuador

People Technology Peru

Spencer Friedman joins the delivery app from Santiago-based Betterfly

Kushki acquires start-up in Mexico

M&A Technology Digital Payments

Ecuadorean payments platform buys Billpocket and expects to grow 300% in Mexico in the next few months

IFC finances shrimp exports from Ecuador

Loans Debt Ecuador

World Bank's private sector lender provides $45 mln for Santa Priscila to increase production and lower emissions

LatAm sovereign bond sales fall in first half

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

External issues drop to $20 bln as issuers rely more on local markets and multilateral lenders, Fitch says

Banco Pichincha sells receivables in private placement

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Quito-based lender issues $300 mln in seven-year DPRs in a deal led by Goldman Sachs

Investors accept Ecuador's new finance minister

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Markets are more concerned about the political situation in the country and the economic impact caused by the fall in oil prices, sources say

Ecuador names new finance minister

Economy & Policy Capital Markets Ecuador

President Guillermo Lasso picks Pablo Arosemena to replace Simón Cueva

IDB Invest reviews bonds for Banco Solidario, HMB

International Financial Institutions Debt Bonds

IDB's private sector affiliate could anchor a $30 mln deal by the Ecuadorian microlender and a $44 mln sale by the Trini mortgage provider

Ecuador fines Novonor for corruption

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Anti-trust agency orders the Brazilian conglomerate to pay $57 mln for rigging bids for hydropower projects

Chile, Ecuador resume mine talks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Ecuador Chile

State-owned mining companies Codelco and Enami pick up discussions on developing the Llurimagua copper project

Kushki raises $100 mln for investments

Equity Technology Digital Payments

Latest fundraising round values the Ecuadorean fintech at more than $1 bln

IDB Invest funds small business loans from Compartamos

Debt Loans Capital Markets

IDB's private sector affiliate provides $50 mln to finance women-run businesses in Mexico