Six Reasons Why Your Company Should Consider Mezzanine Debt
Mezzanine instruments fit right between traditional senior secured debt and old-fashioned equity, both in terms of risk and returns. If structured properly, they may do wonders for companies, especially those struggling to secure financing in the current economic context.
Why Thematic Bonds May Be a Hit in Latin America & Caribbean
Equities have traditionally dominated the market for ESG investing, but green, social and sustainable bonds, commonly called thematic bonds, are the hot new thing. Latin America and the Caribbean is uniquely positioned to benefit from this new type of investment.
Five Things to Know about Blue Bonds
Blue bonds are emerging as a new asset class that helps to solve water-related challenges, create sustainable ocean business opportunities, and signal responsible ocean stewardship. An IDB Invest and UN Global Compact report looks into this unique way to mobilize capital.
Stephanie Oueda: “Equality & Diversity Must Be Lived. To Serve the Region, We Must Be the Region”
In an interview with the Negocios Sostenibles blog, the head of diversity and gender at IDB Invest explains the relevance of multilateral institutions in promoting gender equality and inclusion, the part the private sector plays in this and the importance of teaching by example.
First Sustainable Bond in Central America, A Regional Trailblazer
Banco Promerica Costa Rica's first sustainable bond issue in Central America paves the way for the region's financial sector to align itself with the latest trends in international finance and refine the environmental and social impact assessment of its operations.
How the Way Was Paved for Sustainable Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean is experiencing an expansion in sustainable investment, greater interest by investors, a wider range of products, and a public sector that is encouraging this investment.