Chile

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

S&P sees slump in borrowing in 2021

Credit Ratings S&P Global Loans

Rating agency expects commercial borrowing in LatAm and Caribbean to decline 5% to $458 bln in 2021

Fitch downgrades Sura's asset management business

Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings Downgrade

Sura AM faces "downside risks" as the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic remains unclear, rating agency says

AES exits coal plant in Chile

M&A Energy Electricity

US power company sells its controlling stake in Guacolda to co-owner WEG for an undisclosed amount

Telefónica sells fiber optics unit in Chile

M&A Telecoms Fixed-Line

Spanish telco earns $1 bln from the sale of 60% of InfraCo to KKR

SQM to raise capital through follow-on

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Project & Infrastructure Finance

Chilean chemical company says it will use most of the proceeds to finance a new lithium project in Australia

IDB Invest, banks create liquidity facility for Chile electricity sector

Electricity Energy Fixed Income

Financial package worth $967 mln created to help 15 electricity generators subject to Law 21.185 on tariff stability

Ingredion invests in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Latin America

US ingredients maker forms a joint venture with Argentina's Arcor to scale up business

Iansa hires new CFO

People Andean Chile

Pablo Hirmas replaces Melvin Wenger, who moves to the Chilean food company's controlling shareholder

IDB Invest funds Engie wind farm in Chile

Debt Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Financing package includes a pilot instrument to speed up the development of renewable energy projects

Parque Arauco sells stake in Colombian malls

M&A Funds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Chilean shopping mall operator turns a $52 mln profit in the deal

Wenco prints first local bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Chilean plastic goods maker raises $99 mln in the sale of 10-year notes

Terra takes control of VivoCorp

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Andean

Chilean construction company buys BTG Pactual's 25% stake for $100 mln

Cerda appointed finance minister in Chile

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People

Replacement for Ignacio Briones who has resigned to run for president

INTERVIEW: Chile diversifies investor base with ESG bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Latest deal reinforces Chile's leading role in sustainable financing, says head of international finance