Guatemala Issues $28 Million in Treasury Bonds

In the auction held on Tuesday, the Finance Minister issued $28.38 million worth of bonds with terms of 11 and 15 years, paying interest of 8.6% and 9.0% respectively.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

The event, which took place in the local exchange, saw the minister receive offers for a total of $39.64 million, with 96% coming from private investors and the rest from the public sector.

In addition, 93.7% of the demand was for terms of 11 and 15 years, though the minister also offered terms of 2, 4 and 7 years.

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Guatemala to Issue Bonds worth $432 million

September 2012

The proceeds of the issue will be used to settle obligations maintained by the Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing (CIV), with construction companies.

"What is still unclear is the technical procedure to register the issue in the Budget of Revenues and Expenditures of the Nation, as they are analyzing the possible impact on this year, and therefore the projected fiscal deficit for the current period", reported

Guatemala Launches Bond Issue

June 2010

On June 15 the Finance Ministry will start selling $560 million in Treasury Bonds in the domestic securities market.

They will use an auction-based method to sell the securities, and they are currently considering whether to offer the bonds in the international market.

“The issue will be split in 2-year, 5-year, 7-year, 10-year and 15-year securities, and the interest rates will be defined by the market.

San Salvador Issues Second Securitization

January 2013

The Securitization Bonds, for $10.5 million, are backed by the future financial flows of a portion of the revenue of the Municipality of San Salvador.

From a note published by the Municipal Government of the city of San Salvador:

The Municipality of San Salvador has conducted its second securitization through the Stock Exchange of El Salvador for a total of $10.536 million.

Costa Rica: Treasury Issues $1,904 million of Domestic Debt

July 2011

The treasury has issued 2% less bonds than planned, due to poor investor appetite for these securities.

In the first six months of the year, the Ministry of Finance intended to raise ¢975 billion ($ 1.933 billion) in the local market. However, poor demand for securities in national currency has forced the agency to aim for a figure slightly lower than projected.

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