Banco Popular Issues Bonds in Panama

A $100 million issue by Banco Popular Costa Rica is available for trading on the Stock Exchange in Panama.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The bonds were offered for sale in Costa Rica in 2011 and were recently approved by the Superintendent of the Panama Stock Exchange.

Being a certified issue, securities may be traded in Costa Rica and Panama.

"We are very pleased to achieve this foray into a market like Panama, a country that has become a gateway into the international financial world, said Gerardo Sanabria Porras, General Manager of Banco Popular," in an article in

Of the release $20.8 million has already been placed in Costa Rica.

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