Nicaragua

IDB approves disaster relief loans

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Nicaragua

Regional development bank grants $486m for disaster relief in Nicaragua, Honduras, Panama and Peru

Liberty presents offer for Millicom

M&A Telecoms Guatemala

US-based telecom could pay $7bn for the Tigo brand in Latin America and Africa

CMI looms over Telefónica sale

M&A Debt Central America

Guatemalan conglomerate is unlikely to go along with a deal for Movistar in Central America for a low return, source says

Telefónica coy on asset sales

M&A Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Spanish telecom says its expects to offload its businesses in Mexico and Central America as soon as possible

Fitch cuts Nicaragua

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Rating agency cites a sharper-than-expected economic decline, a rising deficit and greater financing constraints as reasons for the downgrade

CABEI sells dollars in Japan

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American development bank finishes fundraising for the year with $100m in five-year notes

S&P downgrades Nicaragua

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Economy & Policy

Rating agency says civil unrest puts the banking system at risk and limits country's access to external financing

Fitch downgrades Nicaragua

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Central American nation's increasing political instability sees it cut to B from B+

EIB plans LatAm funding expansion

Loans Argentina Panama

The multilateral bank eyes up to $1bn in increased spending next year

Political turmoil hinders Nicaragua outlook

Capital Markets Nicaragua

Public protests disrupt Central American nation's economy, heightening uncertainty, S&P

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 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

Central America in focus

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Project & Infrastructure Finance

Where economic expansion and social tensions are growing side by side (Photo: Falco Ermert - CC by 2.0)

Nicaragua's Lafise snares fresh debt

Loans Nicaragua

Local bank signs agreement with the IFC and parallel lenders for $115m in loans

Nicaragua gets CABEI loan

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Nicaragua

Central American country obtains $238m from the development bank for a highway improvement program