La Polar Seeks Agreement to Avoid Bankruptcy

La Polar Seeks Agreement to Avoid Bankruptcy

Chile Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Chile's La Polar plans to seek creditor approval of a judicial agreement to rework its debt and avoid bankruptcy, it says. The Chilean retailer needs the agreement to proceed with a planned CLP100bn capital increase after it set aside loan-loss provisions topping CLP500bn ($1.01bn) last month for consumer-lending losses and fired senior managers when irregularities were found at its consumer lending unit. La Polar’s board has agreed to file a preventative judicial agreement that requires su

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