Vicesa Acquires Share in Vidrios Panameños

Vidriera Centroamericana S.A. (Vicesa), a Costa Rican glass company, acquired 35.6% of Panamanian similar Vidrios Panameños (Vipasa).

Thursday, December 17, 2009

"Our investment in Vipasa will allow for greater operative synergy between both companies, further technical and administrative cooperation and to better serve a growing market. We will also make a more efficient use of our furnaces, making both companies more profitable", explained Marco Meneses, Vicesa spokesperson.

Back in August 2009, Vicesa announced a $7.8 million technology purchase to increase productivity at its factories. Such investment was funded by raising $20 million in the domestic bond market.

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Vicesa will Invest in Upgrading its Plant

August 2009

The $20 million obtained through bond sales will be used to upgrade production facilities and paying short term debts.

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VICESA Completes $20 Million Bond Issue

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The company, known as "Vidriera Centroamericana S.A.", obtained $20 million debt financing at the Costa Rican Stock Exchange.

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July 2009

Vidriera Centroamericana S.A. will do a public offering of $20 million in the Costa Rican Stock Exchange.

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