Banco PICHINCHA Peru (IDBI-12392-01)

  • Peru
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  • IDB Invest (IDBI)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 9, 2018
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  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 13.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 13.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IDBI website

Updated in EWS Nov 23, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank, this project involves the underwriting of subordinated bonds for up to US$13 million to be issued by Banco PICHINCHA via a private offering. The subordinated bond issue will have a 10-year term, with eight years grace. Proceeds from the subordinated bonds will be used to grow Banco PICHINCHA's microfinance portfolio.Banco PICHINCHA is a financial institution chartered in Peru that belongs to Grupo Pichincha of Ecuador. It is a multipurpose bank with a small share--2.7%--of the Peruvian financial system, positioning it in seventh place. The Bank's business model is based on products and services provided to four market segments: 45% small and medium-sized businesses; 31% consumption (geared toward low- and medium-income segments); 15% mortgages; and 9% microenterprises.IDB Invest's commitment to purchase the bonds would be subject to certain conditions, including the company agreeing to comply with IDB Invest environmental and social policies while IDB Invest holds the securities.

Investment Description
  • IDB Invest (IDBI)
Private Actors
Contact Information

Client contact name: Alvaro Arce Vega
Title: Capital Market Official
Phone number: +51 1 612 2000 A-5492
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