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

Bladex has offices in Mumbai, 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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Bladex's current market capitalization is $820.5 m.
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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

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$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

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$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 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...

Bladex Announces Profit For The Second Quarter 2018 Of $16.6 Million, Or $0.42 Per Share, And Year-To-Date 2018 Of $31.1 Million, Or $0.79 Per Share

PANAMA CITY, July 20, 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 anuncia pago de dividendo del segundo trimestre 2018

CIUDAD DE PANAMÁ, 20 de julio de 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" o "el Banco"), anunció en el día de hoy que su Junta Directiva aprobó un dividendo efectivo trimestral de US$0.385 por acción común correspondiente al segundo trimestre 2018....

Bladex leads successful syndication of a US$145 million 3-Year Senior Unsecured Term Loan for Banco Aliado S.A. (Panama)

PANAMA CITY, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or the "Bank") today announced the successful closing of a US$145 million 3-year senior unsecured syndicated loan (the "Facility") for Banco Aliado, S.A. ("Banco Aliado" or the...
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Bladex Company Life and Culture

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