Demica (IFC-40125)

Regions
  • World
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Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
Mar 20, 2018
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Borrower
DEMICA FINANCE LIMITED
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
Equity
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 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 Feb 26, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Feb 16, 2018


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Project Description

The IFC is considering an investment in Demica, a market leading provider of working capital solutions to large corporates and financial institutions.  According to IFC's website, "Demica combines expertise in structured finance, technology and operations to offer a complete spectrum of working capital solutions, from supply chain finance to trade receivables securitization. Demica’s services result in improved working capital for its corporate clients and their worldwide suppliers and distributors, many of which are SMEs. IFC is considering an equity investment in Demica, which will be used to finance the Company’s continued global growth."

Demica is a market leading provider of working capital solutions to large corporates and financial institutions. Demica combines expertise in structured finance, technology and operations to offer a complete spectrum of working capital solutions, from supply chain finance to trade receivables securitization. Demica’s services result in improved working capital for its corporate clients and their worldwide suppliers and distributors, many of which are SMEs. IFC is considering an equity investment in Demica, which will be used to finance the Company’s continued global growth.

Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)

The proposed IFC investment is for up to US$5 million in equity.

Private Actors

Demica’s Chief Executive Officer is Matthew Wreford. The Company’s investors include TOMS Capital, 76 West Holdings and JRJ Group.

Contact Information

International Finance Corporation 
Leila Search 
Investment Officer 
202-473-7511 
LSearch@ifc.org 
2121 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20433 USA 
http://www.ifc.org 

 

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