Banco de Chile Files Prospectus Supplement for Public Secondary Offering of
its Common Stock by LQIF
SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 14, 2014
SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco de Chile (NYSE: BCH)
announced today that it has filed a prospectus supplement for a registered
public secondary offering of 6,700,000,000 shares of its common stock. The
shares will be sold by LQ Inversiones Financieras S.A. (the "Selling
Shareholder") in the United States and elsewhere outside of Chile in the form
of American Depositary Shares (the "International Offering") and in Chile in
the form of shares (the "Chilean Offering"), subject to market and other
conditions. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. is acting as sole global coordinator
and joint bookrunner and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated,
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Banco BTG Pactual S.A. – Cayman Branch are
acting as joint bookrunners in the International Offering, while Banchile
Corredores de Bolsa S.A. and Larrain Vial S.A. Corredora de Bolsa are acting
as placement agents in the Chilean Offering.
Banco de Chile will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale by the
Selling Shareholder of the shares of common stock in this offering.
The shares of common stock are being offered pursuant to an effective shelf
registration statement that was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission (the "SEC") on March 10, 2011. The preliminary prospectus
supplement related to the offering is available on the SEC's website at
http://www.sec.gov . Alternatively, copies of the prospectus and prospectus
supplement may be obtained by contacting Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial
Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 (Tel: 800-831-9146).
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any
state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be
unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of
any such state or jurisdiction. Any offer, solicitation or sale will be made
only by means of the prospectus and prospectus supplement.
Pablo MejiaHead of Investor Relations- Banco de ChilePhone:
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