SOURCE: Corp Banca

February 13, 2007 17:05 ET

Corp Banca: 2006 Results

SANTIAGO, CHILE -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 13, 2007 -- CORP BANCA (NYSE: BCA), a Chilean financial institution offering a wide variety of corporate and retail financial products and services, today announced its financial results for 2006. This report is based on audited consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with Chilean generally accepted accounting principles. Figures are expressed in Chilean pesos as of December 31, 2006 and percentages are expressed in real terms. Solely for the convenience of the reader, U.S. dollar amounts in this report have been translated from Chilean pesos at the rate of Ch$527.58 per U.S. dollar, the Central Bank of Chile's observed exchange rate as of December 31, 2006.

2006 RESULTS Press Release:

On Wednesday, February 14, 2007, Corp Banca's management will host a conference call for one hour, to discuss the 2006 Year End Financial Results and respond to investor questions.

Time:           6:15 pm (Santiago, Chile)
                4:15 pm EST (US)
                9:15 pm (UK)

Call Numbers:   U.S.A. participants please dial     1866 819 7111
                Outside the US please dial          +44 1452 542 301
                UK participants please dial         0800 953 0329

Chairperson:    Mr. Mario Chamorro, CEO

You should dial in 10 minutes prior to the commencement of the call.
Alternative Back-Up numbers for the conference call: In case of any problem with the above numbers, participants should dial one of the following numbers and quote "Corp Banca":
U.S.A. participants                 1866 869 2352
Outside the US participants         +44 1452 560 304
UK participants                     0800 694 1449
For your convenience, a 24 hour instant replay facility will be available, following the completion of the conference call, until Saturday February 17, 2007.

Slides and audio webcast:

There will also be a live -- and then archived -- webcast of the conference call with PowerPoint slides through the internet accessible through the website of Capital Link at Please click on the button "Corp Banca Year End 2006 Results Webcast." Participants to the live webcast should register on the website approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the webcast.

To listen to the replay, please call:
Instant Replay Number   U.S.A.:  1866 247 4222      Access Code:  2339939#
Instant Replay Number   OTHER:   +44 1452 550 000   Access Code:  2339939#
Instant Replay Number   U.K.:    0800 953 1533      Access Code:  2339939#

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking information is often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "plan," "intend," "forecast," "target," "project," "may," "will," "should," "could," "estimate," "predict" or similar words suggesting future outcomes or language suggesting an outlook. Forward-looking statements and information are based on current beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to Corp Banca concerning anticipated financial performance, business prospects, strategies and regulatory developments. Although management considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to it, they may prove to be incorrect. By their very nature, forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and risks that predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will not be achieved. We caution readers not to place undue reliance on these statements as a number of important factors could cause the actual results to differ materially from the beliefs, plans, objectives, expectations and anticipations, estimates and intentions expressed in such forward-looking statements. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release and Corp Banca does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

Contact Information

  • For further information please contact:
    Corp Banca
    Raúl Rubel
    Investor Relations Officer
    Tel: (56 - 2) 660-2340
    Santiago, Chile

    Capital Link
    Nicolas Bornozis
    Tel: 212-661-7566
    New York, USA