Panama

Darby lends to Biopas

Funds M&A Equity

US private equity firm provides debt for the Panama-based pharmaceutical distribution company

Corporación Favorita signs bridge loan

Loans M&A Ecuador

Ecuadorean supermarket operator gets a one-year, $132m loan from three lenders to help pay for Rey Holdings in Panama

IBD Invest lends to Cabify

Loans Argentina Brazil

Multilateral lender provides $70m for Spanish ride-sharing app to expand in Latin America

IDB Invest funds more SME loans

Loans Guatemala Panama

Multilateral lender supplies $75m for G&T Continental in Guatemala and $29.3m for Metrobank in Panama

CAF pays for English lessons in Panama

Loans Panama

Latin American development bank grants a $125m to support an education program

Copa stays out of bond market

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

Airline intends to pay off its loans on time, rather than refinance them

Panama's telecoms may merge to survive

M&A Telecoms Panama

Liberty-Millicom tie-up could create a dominant company in the local market and force other firms to join together to compete, sources say

IDB approves disaster relief loans

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Nicaragua

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

CABEI finances highway in Panama

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Central American development bank grants $450m for FCC and Grupo Carso to extend the Las Playas corridor

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

Global Bank seals syndicated loan

Loans M&A Debt

Panamanian bank closes a five-year, $50m facility to cover part of the Banvivienda acquisition

CAF approves eight new loans

Loans Debt Project & Infrastructure Finance

Latin American development bank endorses $1.29bn in financing for projects in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Panama and Peru

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

América Móvil, Millicom scrap for Telefónica assets

Debt M&A Funds

Both telecom companies could look to expand in Central America, sources say

CABEI foots loan for Panama's Banco Nacional

Debt Loans Central America

Central American development bank provides $100m as part of its sustainable competitiveness program