Bladex is a multinational bank, primarily engages in the financing of foreign trade in Latin America and the Caribbean. It operates in two segments, Commercial and Treasury. The company offers short and medium-term bilateral, collateral-backed, short and medium term trade, and pre-export financing structured loans; and discounting of notes, cross-border leasing, pre- and post-export financing, import financing, letters of credit, bank guarantees, documentary collection, irrevocable reimbursement undertakings, bankers' acceptance, vendor finance, and ECA-backed financing services.

It also provides working capital financing solutions, including short and medium-term bilateral loans, collateral-backed bilateral loans, leases, and vendor finance solutions; and medium and long-term syndicated loans, primary market syndication, financing for acquisitions, A/B loans financing with multilateral agencies, bridge loans, and structures for liability management, as well as treasury services, such as term deposit and private placement services.

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TypePublic
HQPanama City, PA
Founded1979
Size (employees)202 (est)
Websitebladex.com
Bladex was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Panama City, PA
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Bladex Office Locations

Bladex has offices in Panama City, Culion, Goodlettsville, Irvine and in 24 other locations
White Plains, US
1220 10 Bank St
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Bladex Financials and Metrics

Bladex Revenue

Bladex's revenue was reported to be $258.66 m in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2016)

258.7m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %

4%

Net income (FY, 2016)

87.0m

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

720.0m

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

18.2
Bladex's current market capitalization is $720 m.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

239.2m248.7m258.7m

Revenue growth, %

4%4%

Net Income

102.4m104.0m87.0m
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Bladex Operating Metrics

Bladex's Total Loans was reported to be $5.9b in Q2, 2017.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Non-performing Loans

$4.03 m$20.80 m$20.70 m$20.70 m$52.33 m$28 m$84.70 m$83.80 m$65.36 m$65.40 m$62.60 m

Total Loans

$7.58 b$7.75 b$7.75 b$7.40 b$7.41 b$7.19 b$6.94 b$6.82 b$6.55 b$6.23 b$5.91 b
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Bladex Revenue Breakdown

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Bladex revenue breakdown by business segment: 97.7% from Commercial and 2.3% from Other

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Bladex News and Updates

Bladex acts as Joint Lead Arranger of a $75 million, Senior Unsecured 3-year Term Loan for YPF Energía Eléctrica S.A.

PANAMA CITY, Dec. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or the "Bank") announced today the recent closing of a US$75 million, senior unsecured, amortizing 3-year term loan facility (the "Facility" or the "Loan") in favor of YPF Energía...

Bladex co-leads successful syndication of a US$50 million 5-year Senior, Secured Acquisition Finance Facility for Global Bank Corporation

PANAMA CITY, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or the "Bank") today announced the successful closing of a US$50 million 5-year senior, secured, amortizing acquisition finance facility (the "Facility") for G.B. Group Corporation, the...

Bladex Reported A $40.7 Million Loss For 3Q18, Or -$1.03 Per Share, Due To Higher Allocated Credit Reserves For Its NPL Exposure; Robust Tier 1 Capitalization At 17.8%

PANAMA CITY, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (NYSE: BLX, "Bladex", or "the Bank"), a Panama-based multinational bank originally established by the central banks of 23 Latin-American and Caribbean countries to promote foreign trade and...

Bladex Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment For Third Quarter 2018

PANAMA CITY, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or the "Bank"), announced today a quarterly cash dividend of US$0.385 per share corresponding to the third quarter 2018. The cash dividend was approved by the Board of Directors on...

Bladex Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment for Second Quarter 2018

PANAMA CITY, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or the "Bank"), announced today its Board of Directors' approval of a quarterly cash dividend of US$0.385 per share corresponding to the second quarter 2018. The cash dividend is payable...
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Bladex Company Life and Culture

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Bladex Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bladex founded?

    Bladex was founded in 1979.

  • How many employees does Bladex have?

    Bladex has 202 employees.

  • What is Bladex revenue?

    Latest Bladex annual revenue is $258.7 m.

  • What is Bladex revenue per employee?

    Latest Bladex revenue per employee is $1.3 m.

  • Who are Bladex competitors?

    Competitors of Bladex include Grenke, QCR Holdings and Bank of Ireland.

  • Where are Bladex offices?

    Bladex has offices in Panama City, Culion, Goodlettsville, Irvine and in 24 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bladex have?

    Bladex has 28 offices.