Bauducco Growth (IFC-40796)

  • Brazil
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 30, 2018
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.
Pandurata Alimentos Ltda.
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Industry and Trade
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 70.00 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 @ IFC website

Updated in EWS May 3, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Apr 27, 2018

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Project Description
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The proposed IFC investment consists of an A / B/ Trust loan financing package to Pandurata Alimentos Ltda ("Bauducco" or "the Company"). Bauducco is currently carrying out an investment program of about US$70 million over the next 2 years consisting of (i) expansion of its plant in Extrema, (ii) civil construction to expand its Guarulhos plant; and (iii) associated working capital needs.

Investment Description
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Private Actors Description
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Bauducco, founded in 1952, is one of the leading baked products companies in Brazil, producing panettones, toasts, cookies, wafer biscuits and other baked products. The Company produces baked products under 3 complementary brands (Bauducco, Visconti and Tommy) to target the entire spectrum of Brazilian consumers. Bauducco is a private family-owned company and was founded in 1952 by the Bauducco family. The shareholders of the Company are Pandurata Participações Ltda. and Bedece Comércio e Participações Ltda. Pandurata Participações Ltda. shareholders are Mr. Massimo Bauducco, Mr. Carlo Andrea Bauducco and Silvana Bauducco. Bedece Comércio e Participações Ltda. shareholders are Mr. Luigi Bauducco, Mrs. Carla Bauducco, Mr. Massimo Bauducco, Mr. Carlo Andrea Bauducco and Silvana Bauducco.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - Bauducco Foods, Inc. Client -

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For inquiries about this project, contact: 

Pandurata Alimentos Ltda. 
Mr. Leandro Gomes 
+55 (11) 2573-9790 
Rua Fritz Reiman, 628, 3rd floor, Guarulhos, SP, Brazil, CEP 07044-020 


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