El Salvador

S&P calls El Salvador's debt swap a default

Credit Ratings Bonds Debt

Rating agency leaves the Central American country moored at CCC+ after last month's exchange of pension-related debt

Paystand considers new financing round for expansion

M&A Central America Colombia

US B2B payments firm is focused on growing in Mexico but is also "spending time" in Central American markets, CEO says

Fitch upgrades El Salvador after local debt swap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Rating agency gives the Central American country a CCC+ after a recent exchange of pension-related debt

Panama, El Salvador get development loans

International Financial Institutions World Bank Debt

World Bank provides $150 mln to fight climate change in Panama and $100 mln to improve water services in El Salvador

IFC reviews Banco Industrial loan request

International Financial Institutions Debt Loans

World Bank's private sector division could provide up to $20 mln to fund trade finance in El Salvador

MPCES looks for loans for first solar farm in Guatemala

Project & Infrastructure Finance Energy Solar

Dutch renewable energy company signs a long-term offtake agreement with local sugar and ethanol producer IMSA

IMF asks El Salvador to reconsider bitcoin blond

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions International Monetary Fund (IMF)

US-based fund says "risks have not materialized" but warns of speculation and fragility in crypto markets

Argentina's bond buyback offer raises concerns

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Monetary Fund (IMF) Fitch Ratings

Analysts say it is not the right time for the $1 bln deal as the country's foreign reserves run low

El Salvador improves tax collections, cuts spending to pay off bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Finance minister says the government saved $23 mln on the 2023 bonds and has $347 mln in outstanding 2025s

El Salvador pays off bonds on time

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Central American country pays $800 mln plus interest to holders of its 7.75% 2023 bonds

IDB grants loans to El Salvador, Argentina

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Debt Loans

US-based development bank provides $100 mln to fund MSME loans in El Salvador and $30 mln for a cybersecurity program in Argentina

Fitch upgrades CAF after capital increase

International Financial Institutions CAF Credit Ratings

South American development bank is expected to receive more payments from member nations in a $7 bln injection this year

El Salvador expects 'difficult year' for economy

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Capital Markets

Finance Minister Alejandro Zelaya says an expected decline in remittances from the US and Europe could slow GDP growth

CAF funds education in El Salvador

CAF Debt Loans

South American development bank provides $150 mln to purchase new tech equipment and provide training for teachers

CABEI issues first education bonds in private placement

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Central American development bank sells $50 mln worth of notes to Japan's Dai-chi Frontier Life