Chile

Tianqi ups stake in SQM

M&A Energy Chile

Chinese lithium player grabs a further 24% in the Chilean peer for more than $4bn

Chilean, French duo pick up Andean hotel chain

M&A Equity Chile

Inmobiliaria Algeciras and AccorHotels pen $365m agreement with Atton Hoteles

EDF, AME JV snares bank debt for AES Gener purchase

Loans M&A Chile

Generadora Metropolitana pens $300m acquisition of thermal plants in Chile, secures at least $150m from commercial banks

Marubeni, Toesca wrap up GasValpo purchase

M&A Energy Chile

The pair pay roughly $200m for the Chilean natural gas distributor

Lenders near close on Cerro Dominador

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Chile

US private equity firm EIG Global Partners is edging towards a roughly $600m mini-perm package for a Chilean solar facility, sources

Chile's CMPC books meetings amid EM volatility

Bonds Capital Markets Debt

Pulp and paper unit picks a trio of banks to lead a roadshow and potentially refinance a 2019 bond, source

AES Gener unveils Alto Maipo restructuring

Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

US power generator reveals new EPC contract with Strabag, strikes agreement with lenders to resume loan disbursements

Baltum Mineria signs MoU with Enami

Project & Infrastructure Finance Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Chile

Subsidiary of US battery company Genlith establishes ties to increase cobalt investment

Codelco debuts in Formosa market

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Chilean state-owned miner raises $600m among Taiwan's investor base

BancoEstado sells more social debt instruments

Debt Bonds Chile

Chilean financial institution prints $83m in local currency securities to put towards "green and social" efforts

Caja Los Heroes nets IFC loan

Debt Loans Chile

Social security services provider inks five-year $50m loan, the first international funding to a Caja de Compensacion in Chile

Credit Agricole opens Chile, Colombia offices

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Europe

French bank nominates Juan Carlos Alvarez and Julio Hochschild to represent the lender's interests in the Andean countries

Fitch upgrades GeoPark

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Chile

Chilean oil and gas company earns bump to B+ from B because of positive cash flow generation and increased production

IMF-World Bank Meetings: Chile plans more local currency deals

Bonds Capital Markets Chile

Andean sovereign issuer looks to raise another $7bn in capital markets this year

Teck Resources ups stake in QBSA

M&A Project & Infrastructure Finance Chile

Canadian miner agrees to pay about $113m for another 13.5% stake in the Chilean copper project