Fitch ranks Caja Los Andes as investment grade

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings S&P Global

Rating agency gives the Chilean retirement fund manager a BBB-, based on its leading position as a payroll lender

Cencosud finances US acquisition

Loans M&A Capital Markets

Chilean retailer takes out bridge loans as its new US business refinances debt

WOM sells towers to Phoenix Tower

M&A Telecoms Mobile

Chilean telco deals up to 3,800 towers to the US company for $930 mln

Kavak branches out in South America

Funds Latin America South America

Mexican used-car platform plans to invest $120 mln to set up shop in Chile, Colombia and Peru

Banco de Chile, Transbank line up bond sales

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Chilean lender and credit card issuer to sell inflation-linked bonds

IDB Invest considers loan for First Citizens

International Financial Institutions IDB Invest Loans

IDB's private sector affiliate could provide $175 mln for the Trinidad and Tobago-based lender to fund mortgages and SME loans

Inflation 'discourages' capital markets in LatAm

Bonds Debt Economy & Policy

Latin America's governments must focus on fighting inflation to improve conditions for debt and equity sales, BIS' Tombini says

BK preps UF bond sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Banco BICE's car loan division is expected to issue $90 mln in inflation-linked notes in the local market

EIG buys again in Chile

M&A Energy Electricity

US investment firm acquires Anpac Energía for an undisclosed sum

Habitat names new chairman

People Asset Management Funds

Chilean pension fund manager makes management changes after separating its local operations from other businesses

LATAM announces share sale

Equity Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Chilean airline will seek shareholder approval to raise $10.5 bln as part of its plans to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy

BlackRock appoints new country head in Chile

People Funds Asset Management

US fund manager taps a former Amundi executive to run the office in Santiago

Omni sets sights on Mexico for next year

Debt Funds Loans

Bogotá-based fintech first plans to deploy $700 mln in financing in Colombia, Chile and Brazil this year, CEO says

Elecmetal sets up UF bonds

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean mining supplier is expected to sell $114 mln in 10- and 21-year notes in the local market

Chilean football club scores money for stadium

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Universidad Católica raises $33 mln in a share sale and debut bond issue to refurbish Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo in Santiago