LaQuince (IDBI-13249-01)

Countries
  • Panama
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Santa Ana
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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
Proposed
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Bank Risk Rating
B
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Dec 18, 2020
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Borrower
La Quince, S. de R.L.
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
Sectors
  • Construction
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 7.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IDBI website

Updated in EWS Apr 15, 2021

Disclosed by Bank Nov 4, 2020


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Project Description
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Conservatorio, S.A. ("Conservatorio" or "the Company") is a real estate development company and the sponsor of La Quince ("La Quince" or "the Project") through its subsidiary La Quince, S. de R.L., a special purpose vehicle (“SPV”) incorporated for such purpose. The Project site is centrally located in the historic neighborhood of Santa Ana, within the Historic Monumental Complex of the Historic Center of Panama City, recognized as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (“UNESCO”) World Heritage Site. The Project consists of five buildings between Calle B, Calle C, and Calle Quince, each with its own characteristics for mixed-income and mixed-use, totaling 145 apartments and 40 commercial spaces.

The operation consists of a corporate loan for up to US$7.5 million (seven million five hundred thousand dollars), with two tranches: (i) A committed tranche for a five year term loan to finance the construction and sale period of the residential units (the "Project"); and (ii) an uncommitted tranche for a four year term loan, if needed, to promote the set-up of the commercial spaces to be occupied by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and other organizations which shall also include an innovation hub and cultural spaces.

Investment Description
Here you can find a list of individual development financial institutions that finance the project.
Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - Conservatorio S.A. Investor Construction
La Quince Undisclosed - contracts with La Quince, S. de R.L. Subsidiary Construction

Contact Information
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For questions about the Project please contact:

Name: Dennis Chen

Title: Investment Director

Phone number: (+507) 308-5900

Email: dennis@conservatoriosa.com

For questions and comments to IDB Invest please contact:

Name: IDB Invest_Communication Group

Email: requestinformation@idbinvest.org

In addition, affected communities can access IDB Invest’s Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (ICIM) as follows:

Phone number: +1 (202) 623-3952

Fax number: +1 (202) 312-4057

Address: 1300 New York Ave. NW Washington, DC. USA. 20577

Email: mecanismo@iadb.org or MICI@iadb.org

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