Fitch Publishes New Report on Chilean Companies Investing in Latin America

SANTIAGO, Chile & NEW YORK--()--Fitch Ratings has published a new report on Chilean Companies Investing in Latin America. The publication explores the exposure of the Chilean portfolio rated by Fitch to the four major destinations of Chilean direct investment: Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Peru.

Chilean corporates have expanded aggressively into neighboring countries since the 1990s, attracted by their much larger markets. Out of 85 Chilean non-financial companies rated by Fitch, 35 show significant direct investments in one or more of these countries. The impact of these investments on the companies` credit profile is also covered by the report.

The report is available at www.fitchratings.com or by clicking on the link.

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Chilean Companies Investing in Latin America (A Continuing Search for New Markets)

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=765668

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Rina Jarufe
Senior Director
Fitch Chile Clasificadora de Riesgo Ltda.
+56 (2) 2499 3310
Alcantara 200 of.202, Las Condes
Santiago, Chile
or
Monica Coeymans
Director
+56 (2) 2499 3314
Joe Bormann
Managing Director
+1 (312) 368 3349
or
Media Relations:
Elizabeth Fogerty, New York, +1 212-908 0526
Email: elizabeth.fogerty@fitchratings.com

Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Rina Jarufe
Senior Director
Fitch Chile Clasificadora de Riesgo Ltda.
+56 (2) 2499 3310
Alcantara 200 of.202, Las Condes
Santiago, Chile
or
Monica Coeymans
Director
+56 (2) 2499 3314
Joe Bormann
Managing Director
+1 (312) 368 3349
or
Media Relations:
Elizabeth Fogerty, New York, +1 212-908 0526
Email: elizabeth.fogerty@fitchratings.com