Chilean Coke bottler issues local bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Coca-Cola Embonor prints in $112 mln in 18.5-year notes to pay down debt and cover long-term investments

Three sovereign issuers said to plot bond market return

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chile, Colombia and Paraguay could issues new notes in the second half of the year, while Pemex could also raise debt abroad, investors say.

Solek finances solar farms in Chile

Project & Infrastructure Finance Solar Energy

Czech renewable energy company closes on a $379 mln package arranged by Natixis

Itaú ups bid for shares in Chilean unit

Equity M&A Brazil

Brazilian bank offers to pay substantially more than it offered in March to woo investors holding 34% of its Chilean subsidiary's stock

Talanx buys Liberty Mutual operations in LatAm

M&A Brazil Colombia

German insurer agrees to pay $1.5 bln for the US firm's P&C businesses in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador

Codelco prepares for lithium talks

M&A Andean Latin America

Government-owned copper miner readies plan for talks with lithium producers about the state’s new role steering the industry

BancoEstado issues inflation-linked bonds in local market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean state-owned lender raises $133 mln in a two-part deal

Santander Chile sells more samurai bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Spanish bank's Chilean subsidiary raises $50 mln in the third sale of yen-denominated notes this year

Luz del Sur, Banco Ripley to tap Peruvian bond market

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Power company aim to raise $27 mln as the consumer lender goes for $14 mln

Chile orders banks to set aside more capital

Economy & Policy Andean Latin America

Central bank says higher requirements are needed due to increased global financial risks

Caja Los Andes taps local bond market

Bonds Fixed Income Andean

Chilean payroll lender issues $112 mln in UF-denominated bonds in three deals this month

SQM signs lithium supply deal with Ford

Andean Latin America South America

Chilean chemical and mining group says it will provide the US carmaker with battery-grade lithium for electric cars

IDB Invest arranges loan for Molinos Agro

International Financial Institutions IDB Invest Debt

IDB's private sector affiliate organizes $250 mln for the Argentine agribusiness to export oilseeds and cereals

Moody's downgrades LAP on low earnings

Credit Ratings Downgrade Moody's Investors Service

Rating agency says the Chilean power generation company needs to sell receivables to avoid default in July

Tanner applies for banking license

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Andean Latin America

Chilean financial services firm seeks regulatory approval to set up a banking subsidiary