AES Andes names new CEO

Chile United States People

US power company's Chilean subsidiary appoints Javier Dib to take over for Ricardo Falú

Clara takes out loan from Goldman Sachs

Debt Loans Latin America

Mexican corporate credit card platform secures a credit line for up to $150 mln to double its business in Latin America

Innergex refinances debt in Chile

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Canadian renewable energy company issues $710 mln in 14-year green bonds and takes out a $93 mln loan to pay off debt

Gasco takes over power generation JV

M&A Energy Electricity

Chilean gas distributor pays $16 mln to buy out Enlasa and take full control of Inersa

Carozzi picks up fresh funding

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Chilean food company raises $56 mln in local bond deal as it eyes M&A

Red Megacentro sells information management unit

M&A Chile United States

Chilean self-storage company sells its stake in MegaArchivos to US-based Access for $38 mln

Fitch downgrades Enel Américas

Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings Downgrade

Rating agency cuts the Italian utility company's Santiago-based subsidiary to BBB+ due to "exposure" to non-investment grade markets

IFC funds green buildings in Colombia

Loans Debt Asset Management

World Bank's private sector lender provides $37 mln for Visum to develop commercial properties

LatAm sovereign bond sales fall in first half

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings Fitch Ratings

External issues drop to $20 bln as issuers rely more on local markets and multilateral lenders, Fitch says

Enel mulls asset sale in Brazil

M&A Latin America Brazil

Italian utility company fields offers for a distribution company in Goiás after selling a transmission unit in Chile

CMPC picks up assets in Mexico

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Central America

Chilean paper producer agrees to buy Grupo P.I. Mabe from Belgium's Ontex for $292 mln

IDB Invest backs middle-class mortgages in Chile

International Financial Institutions Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) IDB Invest

IDB's private sector affiliate grants a $50 mln revolver for an investment fund to buy RMBS from AVLA-owned fintech Creditú

YPF, ENAP sign Vaca Muerta pact

M&A Energy Oil

Argentina and Chile's state-owned oil companies could develop joint projects in the shale deposit in northern Patagonia

Elecmetal prices UF bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Chilean mining supplies company issues $72 mln in 10-year, inflation-linked bonds

Transelec weighs financing options

Debt Bonds Loans

Chilean power transmission company says it could issue bonds or take out loans to raise $500 mln by the end of next year