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Daniela Guzman

Banks navigate Latin America's turmoil, protect lending relationships

Nov 14 2019

NEW YORK, Nov 14 (LPC) - Political crises, weak economic growth and social unrest have heightened investor anxiety in Latin America in recent months, but banks, keen on maintaining a strong presence in the region, are staying put.

Latin American issuers face steep learning curve on ESG loans

Oct 29 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 29 (LPC) - Latin American banks and corporations are facing a steep learning curve as they turn to sustainable lending as a viable financing tool.

CORRECTED-Triple-B corporate borrowers find liquidity, safety in loans

Oct 22 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 22 (LPC) - US corporations hovering above junk territory are gravitating to the highly liquid bank market to fund acquisitions, and maintain their ratings and prepayment flexibility, while keeping market volatility at bay.

Growth in sustainability-linked loans boosts ESG ratings firms

Oct 21 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 21 (LPC) - Increasing issuance of sustainability-linked loans by top investment-grade companies is boosting lenders’ reliance on independent ratings agencies to score and monitor firms’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance as investors call for greater transparency.

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