Nicaragua

Millicom dials up tap for bond swap

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Nasdaq-listed telco plans to reopen its 2031 bonds in an exchange for its 2026 notes

Negative outlooks loom over Central America's major issuers

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

Costa Rica, Panama and El Salvador face underlying fiscal challenges before they can improve their ratings, Fitch says

Mercon signs new sustainability-linked revolver

Loans Debt ESG

Nicaraguan coffee supplier refinances a loan from 2019 with $500 mln for production and exports through a syndicated facility led by Rabobank

Mineros looks to finance acquisition in Nicaragua

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance M&A

Colombian gold miner plans to borrow up to $25 mln to pay for full ownership of the Luna Roja exploration project

Mineros increases stake in Nicaraguan processing plant

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Central America

Colombian gold miner now holds 85% of Vesmisa following a deal to take full control of an exploration project earlier this month

CABEI lowers lending rates for member

Loans Debt Central America

Central American development bank says it can afford to charge less after reducing its funding costs in the international bond market

IDB drafts disaster plan for Central America

Loans Central America Guatemala

US-based development bank says it will make $1.6 bln available for two years in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua

Mineros takes full ownership of Nicaraguan mines

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A

Colombian gold miner acquires 50% of Luna Roja from Royal Road for $22.5 mln plus royalties

CABEI sells bonds to buy coronavirus vaccine

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank raises $50 mln for a $400 mln program

IDB Invest funds Sigma supply chain

Loans Debt Mexico

Multilateral lender opens a $50 mln credit line for the Mexican food company to extend financing to vendors

CABEI recruits bookrunners for next bond sale  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank looks to raise $500 mln in the cross-border market after increasing capital by $2 bln

Developed economies foot bill for IMF emergency funds  

Coronavirus Funds Economy & Policy

IMF members agree to redeploy SDRs for poorer countries, rather than allocate new ones

CABEI designs Mexican debt sale

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank could raise $240 mln from the sale of four-year notes

Mako finances gold mine in Nicaragua

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

Toronto-listed miner gets $15 mln for San Albino from majority owner Wexford

Moody's cuts Nicaragua to B3

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Capital Markets

Rating agency cites falling investments and limited access to external credit markets as reasons for the downgrade