Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones, S.A. (BLADEX) Declares Regular Quarterly Dividends

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones, S.A.

    PANAMA CITY, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de
 Exportaciones, S.A. (NYSE:   BLX) (BLADEX) today reported that its Board of
 Directors, at a meeting held on April 26, 2001, declared a regular quarterly
 cash dividend of US$0.47 per common share. This dividend is payable on May 29,
 2001 to stockholders of record as of May 18, 2001. As of March 31, 2001,
 BLADEX had 18,682,155 common shares of all classes outstanding.
     At the same meeting, the Board of Directors also declared a regular
 quarterly cash dividend of $0.84 per preferred share, payable on May 15, 2001
 to preferred stockholders of record as of April 30, 2001. As of March 31,
 2001, BLADEX had 1,537,458 preferred shares outstanding.
     BLADEX, with $6.0 billion in assets, is a specialized multinational bank
 established to finance trade in the Latin American and Caribbean region. Its
 shareholders include central banks from 23 countries in the region and 173
 commercial banks (from the region, as well as international banks) and private
 investors. Its mission is to channel funds for the development of Latin
 America and the Caribbean, and to provide integrated solutions for the
 promotion of the region's exports. BLADEX is listed on the New York Stock
 Exchange. Further investor information can be found at www.blx.com.
 
     BLADEX, Head Office, Calle 50 y Aquilino de la Guardia, Panama, Panama
     Attention: Carlos Yap, Vice President, Finance and Performance Management
     Tel. No. (507) 210-8581, e-mail: cyap@blx.com
 
     -or-
 
     The Galvin Partnership, 67 Mason Street, Greenwich , CT 06830
     Attention: William W. Galvin
     Tel. No. (203) 618-9800, e-mail: wwg@galvinpartners.com
 
 

SOURCE Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones, S.A.
    PANAMA CITY, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Latinoamericano de
 Exportaciones, S.A. (NYSE:   BLX) (BLADEX) today reported that its Board of
 Directors, at a meeting held on April 26, 2001, declared a regular quarterly
 cash dividend of US$0.47 per common share. This dividend is payable on May 29,
 2001 to stockholders of record as of May 18, 2001. As of March 31, 2001,
 BLADEX had 18,682,155 common shares of all classes outstanding.
     At the same meeting, the Board of Directors also declared a regular
 quarterly cash dividend of $0.84 per preferred share, payable on May 15, 2001
 to preferred stockholders of record as of April 30, 2001. As of March 31,
 2001, BLADEX had 1,537,458 preferred shares outstanding.
     BLADEX, with $6.0 billion in assets, is a specialized multinational bank
 established to finance trade in the Latin American and Caribbean region. Its
 shareholders include central banks from 23 countries in the region and 173
 commercial banks (from the region, as well as international banks) and private
 investors. Its mission is to channel funds for the development of Latin
 America and the Caribbean, and to provide integrated solutions for the
 promotion of the region's exports. BLADEX is listed on the New York Stock
 Exchange. Further investor information can be found at www.blx.com.
 
     BLADEX, Head Office, Calle 50 y Aquilino de la Guardia, Panama, Panama
     Attention: Carlos Yap, Vice President, Finance and Performance Management
     Tel. No. (507) 210-8581, e-mail: cyap@blx.com
 
     -or-
 
     The Galvin Partnership, 67 Mason Street, Greenwich , CT 06830
     Attention: William W. Galvin
     Tel. No. (203) 618-9800, e-mail: wwg@galvinpartners.com
 
 SOURCE  Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones, S.A.