Chile

Lipigas swoops up gas retailer in Peru

M&A Equity Energy

Chilean LPG supplier acquires 60% of Limagas in its third acquisition in weeks

Itaú issues inflation-linked bonds in Chile

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Brazilian bank's local division raises $173 mln in the sale of 2033 notes, while Bci and Banco Security also tap the local market

Saesa unit to redeem UF bonds

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Power line division STS plans to pay off $37 mln in inflation-linked notes

Quinio discusses next fundraising round

Debt Equity Funds

Mexican e-commerce acquisition firm could raise another $100 mln within 18 months, CEO says

Four bidders vie for Fonterra dairy unit in Chile

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Chile

Companies from Canada, China, France and Peru are said to be preparing offers for Soprole

Chile puts forth own IBD candidate

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Economy & Policy

South American government nominates former finance minister Nicolás Eyzaguirre to run the US-based development bank

Banco de Chile taps local bond market

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Chilean state-owned lender picks up $219 mln in a sale of eight-year notes

Banco BICE pitches bond redemption

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt

Chilean lender plans to redeem $183 mln in inflation-linked bonds ahead of schedule

Fitch downgrades Engie in Chile

Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings Downgrade

Rating agency cuts the French utility's subsidiary to BBB on elevated debt levels

Lipigas acquires online grocer

M&A Energy Gas

Chilean LPG importer's logistics division buys 70% of Frest for $5.5 mln

SalfaCorp sets out share sale to fund backlog

Equity Capital Markets Chile

Chilean construction company wants to offer 100 mln shares to existing shareholders to raise money for $1.6 bln worth of projects

Falabella preps UF bond sale

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean retailer is expected to issue $183 mln in 10- and 30-year notes in the local market

Copeval asks for IDB Invest loan

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy IDB Invest Debt

Chilean ag inputs company requests a $30 mln revolver to purchase seeds and machinery to sell to farmers

Sigdo Koppers names new CFO

People Chile

Chilean conglomerate appoints Andrés Barriga to replace Gonzalo Cavada on November 1

Entel agrees to sell fiber optic assets

M&A Telecoms Mobile

Chilean telco reaches a $358 mln deal with a KKR-Telefónica joint venture