• Latin America and Caribbean
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Ecuador
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • IDB Invest
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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
May 1, 2018
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Banco de la Produccion, S.A.
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 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 @ IIC website

Updated in EWS Sep 20, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Mar 29, 2018

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Project Description

The objective of this financing is to channel medium-term resources to Banco de la Producción S.A. to finance small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), as well as a green credit line for SMEs. SME investments will focus on energy efficiency and machine replacement mainly across six sectors: food and beverage, textiles, leather, manufacturing, and agribusiness.   

Investment Description
  • IDB Invest

The financing package consists of: (1) A senior unsecured loan of up to US$30 million, composed as follows: (i) US$12 million from IDB Invest; (ii) US$13 million from IDB; and (iii) US$5 million mobilized through a potential co-financing, to be financed by IDB Invest in its capacity as administrator of the Chinese Fund for Co-financing for Latin America and the Caribbean (the “Fund”). The term of the senior loans is up to five years with one-year of grace period; and (2) A potential subordinated loan of up to US$20 million is being considered. The subordinated loan consists of: (i) US$2 million (uncommitted) from IDB Invest and (ii) US$18 million from a B lender. 

Private Actors

Banco de la Producción S.A. Produbanco provides various banking products and services in Ecuador. The company offers checking and savings accounts; and credits for small and medium enterprises, credit cards, and automotive credit, as well as various investment products, import and export products, and bank guarantees.

Contact Information

Project Contact: María Isabel Rodríguez
International Banking Manager
Phone Number: +(593) 2299-9000 ext. 7307
E-mail Address:


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