Atlantic Bank Tourism Financing Partnership (IDBI-11834-02)

  • Belize
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • IDB Invest (IDBI)
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
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Voting Date
Nov 18, 2020
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Atlantic Bank Limited
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Construction
  • Finance
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IDBI website

Updated in EWS Oct 14, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Oct 13, 2020

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Project Description

The proposed transaction consists of unsecured financing to Atlantic Bank Limited ("Atlantic Bank" or the "Bank") denominated in US dollars ("US$") for up to US$20 million; to be financed by IDB and IDB Invest (the "Project"). The Project's objective is to assist Atlantic Bank to improve access to funding for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises ("SMEs") mainly in the tourism sector.

Investment Description
  • IDB Invest (IDBI)

IADB is also financing this same investment.

Contact Information
Client information

Client Name:  Sandra Bedran

Title: General Manager

Telephone Number: (501) 223-4123



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