Industrial Pesquera Santa Priscila S.A. (MIGA-15115)

  • Ecuador
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
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Bank Risk Rating
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Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 414.00 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 @ MIGA website

Updated in EWS Oct 10, 2023

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2023

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Project Description
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MIGA has been requested to provide coverage against transfer restriction and currency inconvertibility and/or expropriation for up to 15 years to Mitsui & Co., Ltd.'s (Mitsui)and/or one of its group companies, subsidiaries or affiliates'equity investment for acquiring minority shares of Industrial Pesquera Santa Priscila S.A. (IPSP or the Company). IPSP is a family-owned integrated shrimp and tilapia producer and exporter based in Ecuador. MIGA's total guarantee amount is expected to be up to US$414.0 million, covering the total equity investment.


The transaction is classified category A underMIGA's Policy on Environmental and Social Sustainability.Click hereto view the Environmental and Social Review Summary.


MIGA's support for the transaction is expected to yield positive development benefits by mobilizing capital from a foreign sponsor with extensive operational management expertise in the aquaculture sector, thereby helping increase revenues of an export-oriented business in a key sector of Ecuador's economy, supporting the continuation of employment in the sector, and signaling to foreign investors the viability of investing in certain sectors in the country. The transaction is aligned with Ecuador's Country Partnership Framework (CPF) FY19-23 (extended until FY25 by the Performance and Learning Review), particularly with result area 1, objective 2 of improving conditions for private sector development as it supports foreign private sector participation in an important industry for the country, which contributes largely to Ecuador's exports and employment. Furthermore, the Project is aligned with MIGA's Strategy and Business Outlook FY24-26, and complements IFC's involvement in the company.


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