Bladex Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment for Fourth Quarter 2012

Jan 22, 2013, 09:37 ET from Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A.

PANAMA CITY, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (Bladex) (NYSE: BLX), announced a quarterly cash dividend of US$0.30 per share corresponding to the fourth quarter 2012.

The cash dividend was approved by the Board of Directors at its meeting held January 21, 2013, and is payable February 8, 2013 to the Bank's stockholders as of the February 1, 2013 record date. 

As of December 31, 2012, Bladex had 38,145,182.09 common shares outstanding of all classes.

Bladex is a supranational bank originally established by the Central Banks of Latin America and Caribbean countries to promote trade finance in the Region. Based in Panama, its shareholders include central and state-owned entities in 23 countries of the Region, as well as Latin American and international commercial banks, and institutional and retail investors. 

For further information, please access Bladex's website on the Internet at www.bladex.com or contact:

Bladex, Head Office, Torre V., Business Park, Avenida La Rotonda, Urb. Costa del Este, Panama, Republic of Panama Attention:  Mr. Christopher Schech, Chief Financial Officer Tel.: (507) 210-8630, E-mail: cschech@bladex.com

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i-advize Corporate Communications, Inc., 20 Broad Street, 25th Floor, New York, NY  10005 Attention:  Ms. Melanie Carpenter or Mr. Peter Majeski Tel.: (212) 406-3694, E-mail: bladex@i-advize.com

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