Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior’s $400 Million Notes Offering


Holland & Knight represented Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (Bladex) in the transaction.

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (Bladex) executed the offer and sale of $400 million of 2.375% senior notes due in 2025 under Bladex’s Euro Medium Term Note Program. The transaction closed on September 14.

The notes were issued to investors in the U.S. pursuant to Rule 144A and investors outside the U.S. pursuant to Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933. The notes are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and admitted for trade on the Euro MTF. Participating banks included BofA Securities, Mizuho Securities and SMBC Nikko, as joint bookrunners and lead managers.

Bladex is a New York Stock Exchange-listed multinational bank, originally established by the central banks of Latin American and Caribbean countries to promote foreign trade and economic integration in the region.

Holland & Knight represented Bladex with partner Stephen Double (Picture) and associate Julia de la Parra, law clerk Maria de Bedout and associate Laura Montejo.

Involved fees earner: Julia de la Parra – Holland & Knight; Stephen Double – Holland & Knight; Laura Montejo Villa – Holland & Knight;

Law Firms: Holland & Knight;

Clients: Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior S.A.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti