Fitch upgrades Enel Americas

Chile Central America Caribbean

Rating agency raises the power company BBB+ from BBB, tanks to strong business and geographic diversification

GeoPark makes cross-border return

Chile Bonds

Chilean oil and gas company raises $425m to fund a bond buyback

Ripley bank taps local market

Chile Bonds

Chilean retailer's consumer credit division raises $106m from the sale of peso-denominated and inflation-linked notes

ENAP sells long-dated note

Chile Bonds

Chile's state-owned energy company rides investor demand to price $600m in 30-year paper at less than 200bp over US government bonds

ACS exits Ruta del Canal

Project & Infrastructure Finance Chile M&A

Spanish construction firm gets $170m for it 51% stake in the Chilean toll road concessionaire

GeoPark picks banks for bond sale

Chile Bonds

Chilean oil and gas company will print fresh paper to pay for a buyback of its 2020 notes

Enel Chile picks advisors for potential merger

M&A Chile

LarrainVial and Econsult Capital will work with the power company over the amalgamation of its two generation businesses

Scotiabank circles BBVA Chile

Chile Europe M&A

Canadian bank announces it is in non-binding and exploratory talks with the Spanish lender

BancoEstado returns with second peso trade in as many weeks

Chile Bonds

Chilean financial services firm gets another $80m in 2022 paper

ENAP hits the road for long-dated paper

Chile Bonds

Chilean petroleum company selects three banks to lead investor meetings in Latin America, Europe and the US

Argentina pushes lithium investments

Argentina Chile Bolivia

Argentina is courting junior miners and global investors as it aims to supply half of global lithium demand

Garrigues bolsters Chile team

People Chile

Barbara Vera joins the Spanish firm where she will focus on labor and employment law

Chile FinMin resigns

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Chile

Rodrigo Valdes steps down due to political differences, but his decision is unlikely to result in a shift in the country’s fiscal policy

BancoEstado readies another peso auction

Chile Bonds

Chilean bank prepares a $79m trade in the local bond market, just a week after placing $81m in five-year paper

EIG starts funding talks on Cerro Dominador

Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans Chile

US private equity firm could ink some $700m in debt to finance the Chilean solar plants