Itaú seeks full ownership of Chilean subsidiary

M&A Equity Andean

Brazilian bank is looking to acquire the 34% of Itaú Corpbanca that it does not already own

Luksic firms agree to Cartes buyout

M&A Latin America South America

CCU and HC Energía agree to acquire stakes in Paraguayan JVs from Grupo Cartes

Chile's Rankmi acquires Osmos in Mexico

M&A Chile Mexico

Chilean HR software company uses $48 mln from a Series A round led by SoftBank to fund the deal

Chile's former finance minister to rejoin IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) People Chile

Rodrigo Valdés will become director of the fund's Western Hemisphere department on May 1

IDB Invest arranges financing for electric buses in Colombia

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

IDB's private sector affiliate and BNP Paribas provide $126 mln for Italy's Enel and the UK's InfraBridge to purchase buses in Bogotá

Fitch upgrades Arcos Dorados

Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings Upgrade

Latin America's sole McDonald's franchiser surpasses pre-pandemic revenues and looks to Brazil for growth, according to the rating agency

Aguas Andinas names next CEO

People Project & Infrastructure Finance Water & Sewage

Chilean water company picks Daniel Tugues to replace Marta Colet on May 2

Bci prices two-part bond sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean lender issues $60 mln in six- and eight-year notes in the local market

Moody's warns of more downgrades to LAP

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Downgrade

Chilean wind power company needs cash relief to make its next bond payment in July, rating agency says

Chile negotiates earthquake insurance with IBRD

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

World Bank lending division will issue a catastrophe bond to replicate the structure of the policy's coverage, Chile's finance ministry says

Capital Group sells stake in Tanner

Equity M&A Capital Markets

US private equity firm offloads 27% of the Chilean financial services company to existing shareholders Grupo Massu and Jorge Sabag

Buk looks to enter Brazil

Equity Technology Chile

Chilean start-up also plans to speed up growth in Mexico with the $35 mln it raised in a second fundraising round

Grenergy offloads Chile solar farms

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Regions

Spanish renewable energy company earns $44 mln from the sale of three plants in Chile

Banco BICE prepares perps in Chile

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Santiago-based lender aims to raise $178 mln in the local market, Fitch says

Scotiabank Chile sells samurai bonds

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Canadian bank's local unit issues $37 mln in yen-denominated notes