Economy & Policy Central America Nicaragua

Nicaragua’s leftist government has hired Lazard Frères in hopes of better touting its economic achievements — and attracting more investment. By Lucy Conger

SunEdison cancels Central American deal

Central America Costa Rica Nicaragua

US renewables firm’s yieldco abandons $326m acquisition because lenders did not provide consents before deadline

S&P gives Nicaragua a B+

Central America Nicaragua Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Rating agency cites the Central American country's steady economic growth and political stability in recent years

Deals of the Year 2015

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Argentina Brazil

LatinFinance's Deals of the Year Awards for 2015 celebrate excellence in the capital markets of Latin America and the Caribbean from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015...

Fitch hands Nicaragua maiden rating

Central America Nicaragua Bonds

Central American country’s rating is thanks to ‘prudent’ fiscal policies

Nicaragua nets IDB funding

Bonds Structured Finance Nicaragua

The Central American country receives long-term funding for rural infrastructure

Nicaragua gets an upgrade

Nicaragua Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Nicaragua’s improving economy has more than offset risk to its Petrocaribe accord, say Moody’s analysts

Korea EximBank backs Nicaraguan water plant

Nicaragua Loans

Republic Korea’s EximBank is giving Nicaragua a loan to build sewer system


Panama Central America Costa Rica

Multilateral development institutions and governments are finding new ways to attract private funding for power infrastructure, particularly renewables. By Lucy Conge...


Panama Central America Costa Rica

Central America has a tough time attracting the investment it needs in infrastructure. The case of Honduras shows how management of government finances is pivotal

IDB Lends to Nicaragua

Nicaragua Loans

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will loan $186m to Nicaragua’s government to strengthen its disaster response capabilities, it says. The IDB funds include a $93...

IDB Makes Nicaragua Road Loan

Nicaragua Loans

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has agreed to provide a $91.5m dual-tranche loan for Nicaragua to improve roads, it says. A30-year tranche comes with a 5.5-year...

Telefonica Sells CentAm Stake to Pay Debt

Panama Nicaragua El Salvador

Spain’s Telefonica has agreed to sell 40% of its assets in El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama to Guatemalan family-owned conglomerate Corporacion Multi Inversio...

Gas Natural Sheds Nicaraguan Assets

Nicaragua Europe M&A

Spain’s Gas Natural Fenosa has agreed to sell its positions in two Nicaraguan electricity distribution assets to TSK-Melfosur for $57.8m, it says. The deal includes an 83...

Giants in the Playhouse

Panama Central America Costa Rica

Three major telecom companies are slugging it out in Central America. With growth starting to plateau, the player with the best technology may prove the winner.