Banco Familiar SME Financing Partnership (IIC-11803-04)

  • Paraguay
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • IDB Invest
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Feb 24, 2017
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Banco Familiar S.A.E.C.A. ("Familiar")
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 5.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IIC website

Updated in EWS Apr 4, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 29, 2016

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Project Description
The proposed project includes: a partial credit guarantee of up to 28.5 billion Guaranies ("PYG") to be issued in favor of the Instituto de Prevision Social ("IPS"). IPS will provide a loan in Guaranies to Banco Familiar S.A.E.C.A. (the "Loan") for up to PYG27 billion, and the Inter American Investment Corporation ("IIC") will grant a guarantee in favor of IPS covering the credit risk of Banco Familiar ("Guarantee") under the Loan. The IPS disbursement will be made through a Trust Manager, Agencia Financiera de Desarrollo, through whom IPS will receive payments for the Loan. The Loan will have a term of up to five years, with a grace period of up to two years, and semi-annual amortization. The use of funds for the Loan will be to finance small and medium enterprises ("SMEs") in the productive sector of Paraguay.
Investment Description
  • IDB Invest
The loan will be given to Banco Familiar S.A.E.C.A.
Contact Information
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