Goldman Lends MercadoLibre $233 Million for Credit Growth

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has agreed to loan $233 million to Latin American e-commerce giant MercadoLibre Inc.’s fintech arm as the firm plans on expanding its credit offering in two key markets.

MercadoPago, as the financial-tech business is known, will use $106 million to boost its credit portfolio aimed at individuals and smaller businesses in Brazil, while $127 million is earmarked for Mexico, according to a statement Monday. Last November, Citigroup Inc. loaned the firm $375 million.