SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of April, 2014
BANCO LATINOAMERICANO DE COMERCIO EXTERIOR, S.A.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)
FOREIGN TRADE BANK OF LATIN AMERICA, INC.
(Translation of Registrant’s name into English)
Business Park Torre V, Ave. La Rotonda, Costa del Este
P.O. Box 0819-08730
Panama City, Republic of Panama
(Address of Registrant’s Principal Executive Offices)
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.)
Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g-3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.)
Yes ¨ No x
(If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b). 82__.)
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
|April 16, 2014||FOREIGN TRADE BANK OF LATIN AMERICA, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Pedro Toll|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BLADEX ANNOUNCES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND PAYMENT
FOR FIRST QUARTER 2014
Panama City, Republic of Panama, April 16, 2014 - Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (Bladex) (NYSE: BLX), announced today a quarterly cash dividend of US$0.35 per share corresponding to the first quarter 2014.
The cash dividend was approved by the Board of Directors at its meeting held April 15, 2014, and is payable May 6, 2014 to the Bank’s stockholders as of the April 28, 2014 record date.
As of March 31, 2014, Bladex had 38,661,436.59 shares outstanding of all classes.
Bladex is a supranational bank established by the central banks of Latin-American and Caribbean countries, to promote foreign trade finance and economic integration in the Region. Bladex is listed on the NYSE-Euronext in the United States (ticker symbol: BLX).
Bladex’s shareholders include central banks, state-owned entities and commercial banks from 23 Latin America countries, as well as international banks and institutional and retail investors through its public listing.
The Bank, headquartered in Panama, has offices in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the United States of America, to support the expansion and servicing of its client base, which includes financial institutions and corporations.
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
Mr. Christopher Schech, Chief Financial Officer
Tel.: (507) 210-8630, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org