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

Pacífico Seguros prepares bond program

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Credicorp's insurance division looks to raise $96 mln in the local market

Moody's upgrades Peru LNG

Credit Ratings Moody's Investors Service Upgrade

Rating agency bumps up Peruvian LNG producer by one notch as earnings increase on higher production

Mibanco sets up new debt shelf in Peru

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Peruvian micro lender aims to raise up to $204 mln as development bank Cofide also plans to come to the local bond market

CAF approves loans for Peru, Paraguay

CAF International Financial Institutions Debt

South American development bank lends $500 mln for social programs in Peru and $300 mln to address global warming in Paraguay

Mivivienda firms up JPMorgan loan

Loans Debt Peru

Peru's state-owned mortgage lender borrows $290 mln in 10-year financing to fund green home loans

Enel signs loans in Peru

Loans Debt Energy

Two of Italian power company's Peruvian units take out short-term loans

Cobriza assets go under the hammer

M&A Peru Canada

Peru copper mine will be sold to the highest bidder on July 26 with a base price of $20 mln

Peru bank chairman departs as assets shrink

People Regulation Peru

Jorge Chávez leaves the state-owned lender Banco de la Nación after regulator flags risk from losses in the bank's investment portfolio

Swvl looks for more acquisitions in LatAm

M&A Equity Latin America

Dubai-based ridesharing company sets its sights on Peru and Colombia after agreeing to buy Mexico's Urbvan for $82 mln, CFO says

Doe Run blocks Cobriza sale

M&A Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Peru

Bids from Canadian investor Sprott and local firm Grupo Dyer fail to win creditor support

Fitch ranks Caja Los Andes as investment grade

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Credit Ratings S&P Global

Rating agency gives the Chilean retirement fund manager a BBB-, based on its leading position as a payroll lender

IDB Invest to aid Credicorp in debt fund

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

IDB's private sector affiliate could cover 20% of commitments to a credit fund for mid-sized companies in Colombia

Kavak branches out in South America

Funds Latin America South America

Mexican used-car platform plans to invest $120 mln to set up shop in Chile, Colombia and Peru

Inflation 'discourages' capital markets in LatAm

Bonds Debt Economy & Policy

Latin America's governments must focus on fighting inflation to improve conditions for debt and equity sales, BIS' Tombini says