Andean

Falabella to close stores in Argentina

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Retail shopping

Chilean retailer calls off hunt for a buyer and will stick with e-commerce and maybe its home improvement chain

Nestlé buys speciality chocolate maker in Chile

M&A Andean Latin America

Swiss food conglomerate gets regulatory approval to acquire La Fête

Falabella may reduce asset sale in Argentina

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Andean

Chilean retailer could decide to keep the home improvement chain Sodimac

Colbún sheds power line business

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt M&A

Chilean utility company earns $1.3 bln in the sale to a group led by Dutch pension fund APG

Esmax makes UF bond debut

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean fuel distributor raises $81 mln in the sale of inflation-linked notes

Chubb moves to merge Banchile business

M&A Equity Andean

US insurance company plans to ask for shareholder approval on March 31

IDB reveals details on Barranquilla loan

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Debt

US-based development bank charges 1.29% for the 25-year loan, but says the rate could change every three months

Barranquilla borrows from IDB

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Economy & Policy

Colombian coastal city signs a 25-year, $250 mln loan for urban renewal plans and other projects

Bci sells green bonds to European investors

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Chile's third-largest lender raises $54 mln in a private deal, its largest sale of a such a bond

Alpes to sell majority stake in Chilean football club

Equity M&A Andean

Sartor investment fund to buy the 63% in U. de Chile-owner Azul Azul from Carlos Heller investment firm

InRetail brings drugstore division back to bond market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Peruvian retailer's pharmacy business looks to raise funds to repurchase $400 mln in 2023 notes

VivoCorp names new CEO

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Equity

Rodrigo de Diego Calvo will run the Chilean real estate firm after a spate of asset sales

Patio lines up local bond sales

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean shopping mall operator aims to raise $322 mln in the sale of inflation-linked notes

Global makes bond market debut

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean lender sells $65 mln worth of three-year notes in UFs to local investors

Moody's improves Ecuador outlook to stable

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Economy & Policy

Rating at Caa3 is deep within junk status, but stabilized by debt restructuring and IMF loan agreement