IDLC Finance (IFC-38777)

  • Bangladesh
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Apr 20, 2018
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IDLC Finance Limited
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 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 @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Sep 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Feb 26, 2018

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Project Description

According to the IFC website, the project consists of senior financing to IDLC Finance Limited. The investment will be utilized by IDLC for supporting affordable housing finance for purchase/construction & extension of house to individuals under low and medium income group in Bangladesh.

The objectives of the proposed project are:

1. Creating a new asset class and improving access to finance: A commercially viable affordable housing finance product can open up a new frontier segment for financial institutions contributing to the financial sector development and improving access to finance especially in the lower income segments.

2. Job creation: By supporting the expansion of housing finance this project will also contribute to job creation in Bangladesh.

Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Financial Intermediary
Private Actors
Private Actors Description

IDLC Finance Limited engages in investment banking, discretionary portfolio management, and margin lending activities in Bangladesh. It offers small and medium enterprise (SME) finance products, such as SME loans/leases, seasonal and women entrepreneur loans, SME Shachal loans and revolving short term loans etc. 

Contact Information

For inquiries about the project

IDLC Finance Limited
Mr. Mohammad Jobayer Alam
Head-Treasury & Strategic Planning
+880 (2)8834990
57 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan-1

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