Panama

OPIC lines up LatAm loans

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Energy

US development agency approves $775m for a toll road in Colombia, a power plant in El Salvador and middle-income housing in Latin America

Orla presents debt program

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds

Vancouver-based mining company looks to raise $300m in funding for projects in Mexico and Panama

Moody's upgrades Panama Canal

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Bonds

ACP's A1 rating now stands a step above Panama's sovereign ceiling and three notches above the government

IMF revises growth forecasts for LatAm

Economy & Policy Brazil Argentina

Region will likely grow 2% this year, led by a rising economy in Brazil

ETESA drafts bond sales

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Panama's state-owned power company prepares a $500m deal for the first half of the year

ETESA borrows from CABEI

Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt

Panama's state-owned power company gets $50m from the Central American development bank to cover short-term investments

Liberty resumes M&A hunt

M&A Telecoms Central America

US-based telecom could revise its offer to buy Millicom or look for other acquisitions in Latin America, analyst says

CABEI borrows from ICO

Loans Central America Costa Rica

Central American development bank will use the money to support Spanish importers and exporters in the region

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