El Salvador

Investors make an impact in Central America

Funds Equity Features

Small businesses in Central America are benefitting from the growing role of local impact funds, as healthy returns and the chance to make a difference attract investors.

Central America Forum 2018: Boosting private investments, lowering public debt

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Regional economies can take advantage of growing economies to handle fiscal deficits

El Salvador's cenbank signs liquidity line

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

CABEI provides a $200m credit line to bolster BCR as a lender of last resort

Central America bets on integration to boost stock markets

Capital Markets Equity IPO

Some stock markets are exploring green financing products and social financing as countries look to integrate their capital markets

El Salvador upgrade prompts bond talk

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American sovereign issuer inspects window for potential $500m issuance, mulls LM exercise, sources

Tigo El Salvador agrees sale-leaseback with SBA

M&A Telecoms Central America

Millicom's local subsidiary nets $145m for roughly 800 wireless comms towers

CABEI completes CHF bond sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank returns to Switzerland after two years, sells $214m in fixed-rate 2024 paper

Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year - Duke Energy

M&A Electricity Renewable

Rapidly executed, quantifiably large, and attractive to all parties, the sale is the most noteworthy cross-border M&A of the year

El Salvador budget approval lowers near-term risks, Fitch Ratings

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy El Salvador

Central American sovereign issuer gets green light for up to $300m in external debt issuance

Avianca sells receivables

Structured Finance Costa Rica Colombia

Colombian airline snaps up $150m in exchange for future US receivables

Fitch hikes Agricola, Salvadoreno

El Salvador Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Both Salvadoran lenders benefited from an upgrade to the sovereign

Fitch ups AES El Salvador

Project & Infrastructure Finance El Salvador Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Power company's local trust gets bumped to B- after the sovereign upgrade

US pawn lender picks up GuatePrenda

Central America El Salvador Guatemala

EZCORP agrees to pay roughly $55m for its Central American peer

El Salvador gains approval for more bonds

El Salvador Bonds

Central American sovereign issuer gets the nod for another $170m this year

S&P upgrades El Salvador

El Salvador Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Central American sovereign issuer gets out of default after completing a pension restructuring