09 March 2006
Panamanian bank Grupo Banistmo has acquired a majority stake in Inversiones Financieras Bancosal, the parent company of El Salvador's third largest bank.
12 January 2006
Banco Continental de Panamá has issued US$150 million in medium-term notes.
01 December 2005
Panama-based Grupo Banistmo and Salvadoran financial company Inversiones Financieras Bancosal have agreed a deal allowing Banistmo to launch an offer for a majority interest in Bancosal.
18 May 2001
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP has just helped Primer Banco Del Istmo, the largest bank in Panama, with an issue of US notes.
30 June 2000
On June 30 the integration of Banco Comercial de Panamá (Bancomer) and Banco General was completed, creating Central America's largest bank.